Reuters | Thursday July 02, 2015, ISMAILIA, Egypt/CAIRO
Egypt's army said on Wednesday more than 100 militants and 17 soldiers were killed in simultaneous attacks on military checkpoints in North Sinai, in the most sustained fighting of its kind in years in the restive province.
A defiant Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras urged Greeks on Wednesday to reject an international bailout deal, wrecking any prospect of repairing broken relations with EU partners before a referendum on Sunday that may decide Greece's future in Europe.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday questioned former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran in connection with a case of alleged installation of over 300 high data capacity BSNL lines at his Chennai home to facilitate speedy transmission of programmes by a TV firm owned by his brother, an action termed by Home Ministry as threat to national security.
The US National Security Agency (NSA) has spied not only on German Chancellor Angela Merkel, but also on numerous high-ranking government members such as the economy and finance ministers, German media reported on Wednesday.
At least twenty-five persons, including four women, were killed and 19 others injured when the bus in which they were travelling collided with a truck near Choti Chhaegaon Makhan area in Khandwa on Wednesday.
An overnight fire that destroyed a small-town African-American church in South Carolina once torched by Ku Klux Klan members is reviving fears that arsonists are targeting places of worship with black congregations.
Fed up with government apathy, villagers in Haryana's Sirsa district have built themselves a bridge they were awaiting for four decades. The 214-feet long, 16-feet wide steel and concrete bridge over river Ghaggar is now a reality.