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19 US mission in the Muslim world to stay shut

The United States has extended closure of 19 diplomatic missions in the Middle East and north Africa till August 10 as a precaution after it intercepted Al Qaeda's most serious threat in recent......

Al Qaeda shutting shop in Pakistan, moving to north Africa?

Senior Al Qaeda members are feared to be moving to north Africa to open up a new front after being targeted in Pakistan.A British official said several Al Qaeda members have been killed in US drone......

Despite denials, China has a big problem in Tibet

The logical next step for a nation promoting democracy in North Africa or the Middle East would have been to invite the 'elected' leader of the Tibetan diaspora along with the Dalai Lama. But no,......

Breathtaking images of a solar eclipse

Breathtaking images of a partial solar eclipse were visible from north-western India, north Africa, Middle East, west Asia and most of Europe on Tuesday. In India, the eclipse was visible from......

India calls for closer ties with Libya

India has called for closer bilateral relations with Libya and said that the North African nation could play a major role in promoting ties between Asia and Africa. External Affairs Minister Pranab......

Apartment rentals are highest in these 20 cities

Eastern Europe and Africa have the most favourable housing conditions. The highest rents typical for a city are paid in North America, the Middle East and Western Europe, says a UBS study.The......

Bahrain unrest gets to Indian banks

The escalating tensions in Bahrain following the recent unrest in West Asia and North Africa have prompted Indian banks to put on hold their expansion plans in the island nation.Bahrain has of late......

West Asian crisis means gold's glitter is here to stay

Gold prices touched a new high of $1,445.30 an ounce on Monday amid unrest in North Africa and West Asia. With oil and other major commodities also continuing their ascent, what does that mean......

Google executive goes missing in Egypt

Google Inc on Wednesday said that its West Asia and North Africa marketing head is missing in strife-torn Egypt and the company is asking people's help in finding the executive.Wael Ghonim has not......

Indian to head Bahrain exchange

The Bahrain Financial Exchange (BFX), the first Multi-Asset exchange in the Middle East and North Africa, has appointed an Indian national, Arshad Khan, as its managing director and chief executive......

'How many lives can these outsiders have?'

'Outsiders are the ones who have to make the biggest journey to realise themselves, to come back to some sense of normality.' Director Jacques Audiard and actor Jesuthasan Antonythasan discuss the......

Shashi Kapoor: The quiet showman

Though many feel it has been long overdue, recognition has finally come for Shashi Kapoor, the often underrated actor who acted in bad films so that he could make good cinema. In the late 1970s,......

South Africa prosecution to appeal Pistorius conviction, sentence

File picture: Oscar Pistorius arrive at the North Gauteng High Court. Photograph: Charlie Shoemaker/Getty Images South Africa's state prosecutors will appeal the culpable homicide conviction and......

Pistorius to be sentenced for culpable homicide on Oct. 13

South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius arrives at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Friday. Photograph: Mike Hutchings/Reuters Olympic and Paralympic track star......

Santosh Turumalla has a ball at the World Cup

Reader Santosh Turumalla sent us these pictures from the World Cup in South Africa. 'We went to see the Brazil vs North Korea and Argentina vs South Korea matches. We had to brave chilly weather......

Pistorius's parole review hearing postponed

South Africa's parole review board has postponed for two weeks a hearing to decide if Oscar Pistorius can be released early from prison, after being sentenced for killing his girlfriend, local......

Indian cricket team's fitness standards have improved, says physio Farhart

'Within the Indian team there are differences between the South Indian and North Indian boys. Genetically and structurally, they are very different' IMAGE: Virat Kohli stretches during a Team......
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3 share Nobel medicine prize for new tools to kill parasites

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Africa tourism set for sustained growth

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Tiny Nauru throws gates open at Australian camp for asylum seekers

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Security beefed up at Cuttack and Bhubaneswar

At least 63 platoons of police, 300 officers, four quick response teams (QRTs) and two anti- terrorist squads (ATSs) will be deployed in Cuttack... ...

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