Opinion | Kiran Walia | Thursday January 29, 2015
After 49-day disaster, we deserve better, says Congress' Kiran Walia.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday January 27, 2015
The talented yet unpredictable side are haunted by injuries to their fast bowlers, the suspension of match-winning spinner Saeed Ajmal and a tussle for the captaincy between Misbah-ul Haq and Shahid Afridi.
World News | Reuters | Monday January 26, 2015
Turkey opened its biggest refugee camp on Sunday to house 35,000 people fleeing fighting between Kurdish forces and Islamist militants in Syria's Kobani, national disaster management agency AFAD said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday January 26, 2015
The international community is failing in its duty to protect civilians affected by the conflict in Iraq and Syria, US actress Angelina Jolie said on Sunday in northern Iraq.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday January 26, 2015
Captain Brendon McCullum takes his side into the World Cup off the back of a series win against Sri Lanka and a reputation as team that fights to the end.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday January 25, 2015
The Chernobyl nuclear disaster was ordered deliberately by Moscow, as a coverup to distract attention from a failed weapons project.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday January 20, 2015
A worker at Japan's wrecked nuclear power plant died after falling into a water storage tank, the latest in a growing number of accidents at the site still struggling to clean up the mess from the 2011 Fukushima disaster.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday January 20, 2015
The death toll from flooding in parts of Mozambique has risen to 71, the country's disaster management services said on Monday.
World News | Reuters | Saturday January 17, 2015
Storms greeted Pope Francis when he arrived in the central Philippines city of Tacloban on Saturday to pray for the dead and comfort survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, the country's worst natural disaster that killed 6,300 people barely a year ago.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 15, 2015
Indonesian divers on Thursday headed to the main body of an AirAsia jet that crashed last month, hoping to recover more victims from the disaster, a day after it was finally located by a navy ship.
World News | Wednesday January 14, 2015
Indonesian investigators began examining on Wednesday the black box flight recorders from an AirAsia passenger jet that crashed more than two weeks ago, and hope to unlock initial clues to the cause of the disaster within days.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 14, 2015
A leading world rights body has requested US President Barack Obama to take up the case of the victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy with the Indian government during his visit to New Delhi as the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday January 13, 2015
As a defeated Mahinda Rajapakse slunk out of Sri Lanka's presidential palace, the astrologer who counselled him to call a disastrous early election was gloomily packing his bags on the other side of town.
World News | Associated Press | Monday January 12, 2015
Somber Haitians gathered early on Monday to remember the devastating January 2010 earthquake that left much of the capital and surrounding area in ruins in one of the worst natural disasters of modern times.
World News | Reuters | Saturday January 10, 2015
One worker was killed and four were trapped by an avalanche in Turkey's northeastern Trabzon region on Saturday following a week of vicious snow storms across the region, the disaster management agency (AFAD) said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 8, 2015
Rescuers continued to comb through rubble on Thursday for victims of a landslide at a jade mine in war-torn northern Myanmar that killed at least three people, according to police.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 7, 2015
The earthquake that set off the tsunami which caused the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster was unleashed by a stealthy nine-year buildup of pressure on a plate boundary, scientists said today.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday January 6, 2015
Three days after his sister and 35 others were killed in a New Year's Eve stampede, Wang Jianhua went to Shanghai's waterfront to take pictures and measurements of the scene, hoping to piece together for himself how the disaster unfolded.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 3, 2015
A ship abandoned by its crew and left drifting with 450 migrants on board reached Italy's jagged southern coast on Friday, ending the second gruelling "ghost ship" rescue operation this week.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday January 3, 2015
Wearing gas masks against the smoke, Italian firefighters and investigators boarded the charred Norman Atlantic ferry on Friday and retrieved a data recorder they hope will help them discover what caused a deadly blaze.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday January 3, 2015
If AirAsia bounces back from its first fatal disaster, much of the credit will go to its effusive founder Tony Fernandes and a well-oiled communications machine.
World News | David Barboza, The New York Times | Friday January 2, 2015
With a dazzling light show set to begin at midnight, a huge crowd of revelers had gathered for an outdoor New Year's Eve in this city's historic riverfront district. They began to grow unruly.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday January 1, 2015
Stormy weather in the Adriatic Sea thwarted efforts on Wednesday to tow a fire-ravaged ferry to Italy so authorities can investigate the blaze that killed at least 11 people and search the ship for more possible dead.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 31, 2014
Italy's coastguard said today it had narrowly averted a catastrophe by intercepting a runaway freighter that was on a collision course with the country's rocky shoreline with 768 people on board.