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5 Kashmir rebels, civilian killed during anti-India clashes

   Government forces killed five rebels in fighting in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Sunday, police said, as the second day of anti-India protests left a civilian dead and scores of people injured. Hundreds of villagers threw rocks at Indian troops in ...

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Tour bus collision kills 9 in south Brazil

   At least nine people were killed Saturday in Brazil’s southern Parana state following a head-on collision between a tour bus and a car, highway police said. The accident occurred around dawn when the car reportedly tried to pass a ...

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Catalan separatists to try again to elect Puigdemont

 Catalan separatists, meeting in Berlin, vowed Saturday to attempt once again to get their leader-in-exile Carles Puigdemont reinstalled as president of the Spanish region while adding that they don’t want to hold fresh elections. “We don’t want new elections,” said ...

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Indian-held Kashmir erupts in deadly violence, killing 7

  Srinagar, Apr 05 : Indian troops killed three suspected rebels during a gunbattle Saturday in the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir, while police blamed insurgents for killing three other men during a day of violence and protests in the ...

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Pakistan army chief confirms death sentences for 11 Taliban

  Islamabad, May 5 : Pakistan’s army chief has confirmed death sentences for 11 “hardcore terrorists” after military courts found them guilty of carrying out multiple attacks that killed 60 civilians and security forces in recent years. In a statement ...

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Rebels, Indian troops fight in Kashmir’s main city; 1 killed

Srinagar, May 5 : A vehicle belonging to Indian troops ran over and killed a man in the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday as protesters clashed with government forces, residents said. Anti-India protests and clashes followed fighting at ...

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Dozens of Palestinians wounded in 6th weekly Gaza protest

Gaza City,  May 5 : Black smoke from burning tires mixed with streaks of tear gas fired by Israeli forces Friday as several thousand Palestinians staged a sixth weekly protest on the Gaza-Israel border. At least 70 Palestinians were wounded ...

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Korean Air pilots, crew protest abuse by founding family

Seoul, May 5 : Hundreds of Korean Air Lines Co. pilots, cabin crew and other workers staged a rally Friday night in Seoul saying they can’t take any more abuse from the company’s founding family. One of the protesters was ...

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Quakes, lava and gas: Hawaii residents flee volcanic threats

Pahoa, May 5 : Many rural residents living on an erupting volcano in Hawaii fled the threat of lava that spewed into the air in bursts of fire and pushed up steam from cracks in roadways Friday, while others tried ...

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Nobel literature prize will not be awarded this year

  Photo: The old Stock Exchange Building, home of the Swedish Academy in Stockholm that selects the winner of Nobel prize in Literature. Copenhagen, May 4 : The Nobel Prize in literature will not be awarded this year following sex-abuse ...

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