Mexico City, Oct 24 (IANS/EFE) The governor of the Guerrero state in Mexico has quit amid increasing protests over the disappearance of 43 students and the deaths of six others. Read more
Oct 24 2014, 3:10am CDT
Vatican City, Oct 24 (IANS/EFE) Pope Francis issued a call for all the countries to abolish capital punishment and also eliminate sentences for life imprisonment because "a lifetime in prison is a hidden death... Read more
Oct 24 2014, 2:44am CDT
Yangon, Oct 24 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein Friday urged the United Nations (UN) to further strengthen and expand the areas of cooperation for the people of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Read more
Oct 24 2014, 12:12am CDT
United Nations, Oct 24 (IANS) Even as the World Trade Organisation's trade deal remained stalled due to India's objections, an Indian envoy at the UN stood firm on them, declaring a "permanent solution on... Read more
Oct 23 2014, 10:56pm CDT
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) As Diwali becomes an important marker in the American festival calendar, Secretary of State John Kerry hosted Diwali celebrations at the State Department for the first time, saying Prime... Read more
Oct 23 2014, 10:48pm CDT
Recent transgressions by Chinese troops in the northern border areas of India and the protest note by the Chinese foreign office on road building in Arunachal Pradesh have again highlighted the fact that the Sino-Indian... Read more
Oct 23 2014, 10:38pm CDT
Alvin Stardust dead
London, Oct 23 (IANS) English singer Alvin Stardust died after a short illness. He was 72.
Stardust's manager confirmed the news about his demise Thursday, reports mirror.co.uk.
He was recently diagnosed with... Read more on Celebrity Balla