Air France said it will resume flights to Tel Aviv from today evening, after halting services to Israel earlier this week because of the deadly Gaza conflict.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) called on Friday for a humanitarian corridor to be set up in Gaza to allow aid workers to evacuate the wounded and bring in life-saving medicines.
Moderate temperatures were observed in most parts of north India today with heavy rainfall in remote areas across the region.
Days after he was sacked by the Narendra Modi government as Puducherry's Lieutenant Governor, Virendra Kataria today claimed he was removed because he exposed corruption in the Union Territory.
Two Meghalaya policemen were killed and another was injured today in a blast at Tebronggre, about 18 km from Tura in West Garo Hills. The cops who were killed - a constable and a driver - were on a patrolling duty when the IED blast took place at around 5 pm.
Cloudy conditions prevailed in Punjab and Haryana with maximum temperatures today hovering below normal levels in the neighbouring states.
French police have banned a protest against Israel's Gaza offensive that was due to take place in Paris on Saturday, following several similar rallies that turned violent.
Travellers on the London Underground train network will be able to use no-contact bank cards at the gates to pay for their journies from September, the transport group said earlier today.
Sending Western forces to secure the MH17 crash site in rebel-held Ukraine and protect investigators will be a perilous balancing act involving unpredictable separatists and Russian pride.
A small group of Dutch and Australian investigators walked the sprawling, unsecured site where Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 went down as their governments prepared police detachments they hope can help protect the crash area and help bring the last of the victims home.
Three persons died of electrocution in three villages of Kanchanpur Sub-division of North Tripura district, about 180 km from Agartala, official sources reported today.
Jewish museums in Norway remained closed to the public on Friday, the day after Norway stepped up security as it announced a possible imminent terrorist attack by jihadists coming from Syria.
Ten people from the same family with roots in France's east died in the Air Algerie crash, local officials and relatives said on Friday as the full extent of the tragedy came to light.
An Indian-origin woman on Friday admitted to punching her three-year-old son to death at their home in Edinburgh, Scotland, in January.
Wikipedia has blocked editing rights from some computers at the US House of Representatives for "disruptive" revisions on the online encyclopedia.