MOSCOW: At least eight people were killed Monday in twin car blasts outside a court building in the southern Russian city of Makhachkala in the restless region of Dagestan, Interfax quoted investigators as saying. ∙ "Within the space of a ...―
SEOUL: North Korea fired a fifth short-range missile into the Sea of Japan on Monday, defying warnings from UN chief Ban Ki-moon and South Korea after a flurry of similar tests at the weekend. ∙ The latest firing -- the fifth in three days ...―
BEIRUT: At least 23 members of Lebanese militant group Hezbollah have been killed fighting alongside regime troops in the Syrian town of Qusayr, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Monday. ∙ "Reliable sources informed the Syrian...―
NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday he had agreed with his Chinese counterpart to make a new push to settle a long-running border row, pledging his commitment to "peace and tranquility". ∙ "We agreed that our special...―
BAGHDAD: A series of car bombs in Baghdad and the southern Iraqi port city of Basra killed at least 12 people on Monday, security and medical officials said. ∙ Five car bombs exploded in the Iraqi capital, mainly hitting Shiite-majority ...―
HUNDREDS of people will gather in Old Portsmouth today to watch former Royal Navy flagship Ark Royal leave the city for the final time. ∙ The aircraft carrier is being towed to Turkey for scrap. ∙ She was decommissioned following the...―
KATHMANDU: Saudi woman Raha Moharrak reached the summit of Nepal's Mount Everest, the world's highest peak, in a first for kingdom where women's sports are severely restricted, tourism officials said Sunday. ∙ The 25-year-old reached the...―
MAZAR-I-SHARIF: A suicide bomber struck outside government buildings in northern Afghanistan on Monday, killing at least 11 people including a senior local politician, police said. ∙ "There was a suicide bombing in front of the provincial...―
Earlier this week, we wrote that Swedish taxation authorities reportedly took 102 years to declare a missing lumberjack to be dead. 3 Philosophical Questions That Arise From This News Story 1. If a lumberjack disappears in a forest, and nobody is...―
Kerala engineer claims creation A Kerala-based software engineer claims to have come up with an anti-piracy device to check recording of movies in theatres using sophisticated mobile phones or handycams. Varghese Babu told IANS that the product,...―
DAMASCUS: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad insisted he will not resign before the end of his mandate in 2014 as a car bomb exploded in the capital Damascus on Saturday killing at least three people. ∙ "To resign would be to flee," Assad ...―
WASHINGTON: Myanmar President Thein Sein began Saturday the first visit to Washington by a leader of his country in nearly 50 years as the United States throws its support behind his reforms. ∙ The former general, who initiated a wave of...―
Yahoo! announced that it has acquired Tumblr for $1.1billion today. According to Tumblr's ...
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When Stephen and I were planning our honeymoon in Tuscany, one of the things I lobbied for ...