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Nuclear arms race: World Court rejects Marshall Islands suit against India

The United Nation's highest court on Wednesday narrowly threw out landmark cases brought by the tiny Marshall Islands against India, Pakistan and Britain for allegedly failing to halt the nuclear......

At stroke of midnight, 15000 Bangladeshis became Indian

At the stroke of midnight on Friday, Bangladesh and India swapped tiny islands of land, ending one of the world's most intractable border disputes that has kept thousands in stateless limbo......

Typhoon Haiyan, one of strongest storms ever, slams Philippines

The world's strongest typhoon on record has reportedly hit the Philippines' central islands with 380 kmph wind speed, leading to evacuations of millions of people to high ground and storm shelters......

DESTRUCTIVE FORCE: Pix of world's first underwater N-test

The atoll of Bikini, a necklace of 23 islands located on the northern fringe of the Marshall Islands, was once popular for its sandy beaches and swaying palms that surrounded a tranquil, blue-green......

Hot spots for world's powerful earthquakes identified

Researchers have pinpointed the locations -- like Indonesia's Sumatra Island -- where the world's largest earthquakes are most likely to take place, with greater accuracy than ever before. The......

India steals the show at Bali meet; 'peace clause' stalemate continues

Amid heated talks in a serene Indonesian island resort on the second day of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO’s) ninth ministerial conference (MC9), India swept all off their feet......

Peace Clause: India may lose G33 support

On the first day of the World Trade Organization’s ninth ministerial conference in the picturesque Indonesian island of Bali, India seems to be losing the support of the G33 coalition of......

World's top 10 tax havens

“The biggest providers of financial secrecy are not small, palm-fringed islands as many suppose, but some of the world’s biggest and wealthiest countries,” finds the Financial......

Victims of urbanisation: India, Indonesia and China

The island city of Indonesia serves as a grim reminder of the urban squalor that awaits most Asian cities As world leaders descend once again on Rio de Janeiro next week to take stock of global......

Travelling India in a wheelchair

Travel companies Cox & Kings and Thomas Cook explore initiatives aimed at tapping the niche market of travel packages for kids and the disabled. IMAGE: Cox & Kings launched a division, Enable......

'I spent two days with Salman...'

'I had no idea who Shashi Kapoor was.' 'He was at Prithvi theatre and everybody said, "Oh my God, that's Shashi Kapoor!"''I asked, "Who is that?"''I didn't know him when I first photographed......

Lunchbox director: From Irrfan to Broadbent to Redford

'One of the director's primary jobs is to make sure that all the actors perform as if they are in the same movie, playing in the same band -- one is not acting in a different band than the......

Review: Rangoon is a grand hotchpotch!

Rangoon is too fuzzy and half-hearted, feels Sukanya Verma. 'Aurat' he scoffs at her apparent naiveté.  'Aurat,' she reminds him, seconds after demonstrating her fruit ninja......

302 films in 365 days!

Aseem Chhabra tell us how he watched 302 films in 365 days on airplanes, on Netflix, Amazon, iTunes, Google, Hulu, DVDs and even on YouTube. As a journalist I often write about films. I see many,......

'I won this at the 'last ever' Golden Globes'

'Once, when I was standing around on the set one day, whining about something -- you know we were gonna work through supper or the long hours or whatever, Tommy Lee Jones said to me, 'Isn't it such......

Ronaldo Airport naming ceremony overshadowed by dodgy statue

IMAGE: The questionable statue of Cristiano Ronaldo is seen as the footballer is all smiles at the airport renaming ceremony in Santa Cruz, Funchal, Madeira in Portugal on Wednesday.. Photograph:......

PHOTOS: Ronaldo scores but Portugal lose; Italy add to Dutch misery

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrated his Madeira homecoming with an early strike but Sweden wrecked the party by hitting back from two down to win 3-2. Italy recovered from an early own goal to......

Did vote-buying help Rio secure 2016 Olympic hosting rights?

IOC ethics committee looks into Rio payment claims The organisers of the 2016 Rio Olympics denied on Friday that vote buying helped to secure the Games after a French newspaper reported that a......

Clijsters, Roddick new Hall of Fame inductees

Former world number one players Kim Clijsters and Andy Roddick headlined the International Tennis Hall of Fame's list of 2017 inductees announced on Monday. Belgium's Clijsters, bolstered by a......

'Difficult for Windies to regain glory days in Tests'

IMAGE: Chris Gayle played his last Test in 2014 against Bangladesh. Photograph: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images. West Indies are two-time World T20 champions but the flamboyant Chris Gayle feels "it......
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Pope comforts sister of French priest slain by extremists

Francis quietly spoke with Hamel during a service today evening in St. Bartholomew Basilica on Tiber Island in Rome. ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-pope-comforts-sister-of-french-priest-slain-by-extremists-2412278
All about the disputed islands of South China Sea

An aerial view of China occupied Subi Reef at Spratly Islands in disputed South China Sea An aerial view of China-occupied Subi Reef at Spratly... ...

http://www.msn.com/en-in/news/photos/disputed-islands-of-the-south-china-sea/ss-BBA9J2M?srcref=rss
Social media outrage as Sessions calls Hawaii 'island in the Pacific'

Social media did not take kindly to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions referring to the country's 50th state of Hawaii as just "an island in the... ...

http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INworldNews/~3/ogqKXmsrpXU/hawaii-sessions-idINKBN17N2HK
Twitterati react to Jeff Sessions calling Hawaii an 'island in the Pacific'

While referring to a judge in Honolulu who struck down the second version of Trump's immigration order banning immigrants from six majority-Muslim... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-we-won-t-succumb-to-your-dog-whistle-politics-twitterati-react-to-jeff-sessions-calling-hawaii-an-island-in-the-pacific-2411765
Experts claim MH370 remains are likely to be north of the search zone

Missing flight MH370 "most likely" lies north of a former search zone in the remote Indian Ocean, Australian authorities said today, in a new... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/607475/experts-claim-mh370-remains-likely.html

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