Islamabad, Jun 1 Fourteen years after his last stint as a parliamentarian, Prime Minister-designate Nawaz Sharif today returned to Pakistan's National Assembly, taking oath with other lawmakers in the first democratic transition of power in the country's 66-year history...... read more
Houston, Jun 1 Deadly tornadoes slammed Oklahoma City and wreaked havoc killing five people, including a mother and her baby, days after the region was battered by a monster storm that claimed 24 lives...... read more
Manila, Jun 1 Six people were killed when a powerful explosion tore through a luxury apartment block in the Philippine capital, officials said today, with the cause of the blast still under investigation.
A further five people were injured when the blast occurred late yesterday in a fifth floor condominium unit in "the Fo... read more
Taipei, Jun 2 A strong earthquake jolted Taiwan today, killing one person and injuring at least 18 others and causing panicked shoppers to rush out of a shaking multi-story department store, officials said.... read more
Istanbul: Hundreds of people were on Sunday occupying Istanbul's Taksim Square, the epicentre of the worst demonstrations in a decade against Turkey's government which have seen almost 1,000 people detained and scores wounded nationwide.... read more
Cairo – An Egyptian court ruled Sunday that the nation's Islamist-dominated legislature and constitutional panel were illegally elected.
The ruling by the Supreme Constitutional Court also said that the legislature's upper house, the only one currently sitting, must be dissolved when parliament's lower chambe... read more
Houston, Jun 2 Less than two weeks after a monster twister ripped through the city of Moore, the death toll from tornadoes that struck Oklahoma and neighbouring states this weekend has jumped to 12, authorities said today.... read more
Tokyo, Jun 2 Thousands of anti-nuclear demonstrators rallied in the Japanese capital Tokyo today as conservative Prime Minister Shinzo Abe considers restarting reactors.... read more