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School headmaster shot dead in Pakistan

Dec 4 2014, 3:38am CST

Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen Thursday killed the headmaster of a private school in Pakistan's Balochistan province. Read more Dec 4 2014, 3:38am CST
 
 

Four more bodies recovered from sunken South Korean ship

Dec 4 2014, 3:36am CST

Seoul, Dec 4 (IANS) Four more bodies were recovered Thursday from a sunken South Korean fishing ship in the Bering Sea, the foreign ministry here said. Read more Dec 4 2014, 3:36am CST
 
 

Lesbian couple asked to desist in London restaurant

Dec 4 2014, 3:34am CST

London, Dec 4 (IANS) A lesbian couple in a London restaurant was asked to desist by a staff member, who asked them to "stop what you are doing". Read more Dec 4 2014, 3:34am CST
 
 

Oxford Dictionaries to add 1,000 new words

Dec 4 2014, 3:32am CST

London, Dec 4 (IANS) 'Mamil' (middle-aged man in Lycra), 'silvertail' (a person who is socially prominent or who displays social aspirations) and 'crony capitalism' are among the 1,000 new... Read more Dec 4 2014, 3:32am CST
 
 

Oceans play key role in global 'warming hiatus'

Dec 4 2014, 3:30am CST

London, Dec 4 (IANS) Increased heat uptake across three oceans - North Atlantic, the Southern Ocean and Equatorial Pacific Ocean - is the likely cause of the 'warming hiatus' -- the current decade-long... Read more Dec 4 2014, 3:30am CST
 
 

PM makes first appointment to High Court of Australia

Dec 4 2014, 3:24am CST

Canberra, Dec 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Tony Abbott's government Thursday appointed former Victorian Supreme Court judge Geoffrey Nettle as the next Justice of the High Court of Australia. Read more Dec 4 2014, 3:24am CST
 
 

18 suspected militants killed in Pakistan airstrikes

Dec 4 2014, 3:22am CST

Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) At least 18 suspected militants were killed Thursday in airstrikes conducted by Pakistan Air Force fighter jets in North Waziristan. Read more Dec 4 2014, 3:22am CST
 
 

Colombia, FARC to resume peace talks

Dec 4 2014, 3:10am CST

Havana, Dec 4 (IANS/EFE) The Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrilla group have said that the next round of peace talks will held here Dec 10-17. Read more Dec 4 2014, 3:10am CST
 
 

Pakistan names new CEC

Dec 4 2014, 3:06am CST

Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) A Pakistani parliamentary committee Thursday named Justice Sardar Mohammad Raza Khan as the country's new chief election commissioner (CEC). Read more Dec 4 2014, 3:06am CST
 
 

British town drops 'narrow' pavements designed to stop romantic walks

Dec 4 2014, 3:04am CST

London, Dec 4 (IANS) An English town where romance was banned because it upset an 18th century wealthy spinster is finally planning to welcome cupid onto its streets. Read more Dec 4 2014, 3:04am CST
 
 

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