World News | Reuters | Friday January 23, 2015
Japan said on Friday that it was still trying to secure the release of two Japanese hostages held by Islamic State militants after a deadline to pay ransom for their release passed.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 27, 2014
Raunchy comedy "The Interview" took in one million dollars in its limited release opening day, Sony Studios said Friday, after the film was turned away by major theaters.
Friday December 26, 2014
Days after the Centre bringing in the landmark single rate Goods and Services Tax or GST Bill, the states on Friday demanded early redressal of their concerns on revenue loss while pressing for release of more funds and having a say in implementation...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday December 26, 2014
A Turkish court on Friday ordered the release of a 16-year-old high school pupil arrested for "insulting" President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, following accusations his detention was the latest sign of the country veering to authoritarianism.
Associated Press | Saturday December 20, 2014
Hackers sent a new email Friday to Sony warning not to distribute the film "in any form."
Associated Press | Saturday December 20, 2014
Sony Pictures Entertainment on Friday defended its decision, claiming it had no choice but to cancel the film's Christmas Day theatrical release.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 20, 2014
Sony boss Michael Lynton denied Friday the Hollywood studio has "caved" by canceling the release of "The Interview," and hit back at President Barack Obama's claim that it had made a mistake.
Friday November 28, 2014
The Sahara conglomerate on Friday said it aimed to raise $650 million (Rs 4,037 crore at 1 dollar = 61 rupees) in loans to secure the release of its chief, in jail for nearly nine months over the group's failure to refund billions of dollars to inves...
Thursday November 27, 2014
Sentiment was also cautious ahead of the release of July-September economic growth data on Friday and the Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy review on December 2.
Wednesday November 26, 2014
BSE Sensex and Nifty were flat today as traders remained cautious ahead of the release of economic growth data for July-September on Friday and the Reserve Bank of India's policy review on December 2 amid rising pressure on the central bank to cut in...
Friday November 14, 2014
Japanese stocks are likely to trade in a tight range Friday, as investors look ahead to the release Monday of economic growth data for the July-September quarter.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 1, 2014
A Mexican court ordered the release on Friday of a former US Marine jailed in the country since March for carrying weapons, after pressure from top US officials.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 18, 2014
Nigeria on Friday claimed to have reached a deal with Boko Haram militants on a ceasefire and the release of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls but doubts immediately surrounded the purported breakthrough.
India News | Written by Ketki Angre | Saturday September 27, 2014
The BJP on Friday evening declared its candidates for 172 of the 288 seats for the Maharashtra Assembly elections. The remaining seats are expected to be taken by allies that were originally part of the Mahayuti or grand alliance forged between six p...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday September 13, 2014
The United States on Friday denied threatening the family of executed reporter James Foley with prosecution had they raised a ransom for his release, insisting the government did everything possible to bring him home.
Friday September 5, 2014
Priyanka Chopra-starrer 'Mary Kom' hit the screens on Friday and its release has come at a time when the Bollywood is having a good year.
Friday August 29, 2014
Mardaani got off to an average start at the box office clocking Rs 3 crore on the first day of release, last Friday, but managed to maintain momentum through the week.
India News | Agencies | Thursday August 21, 2014
A controversial film on the assassination of former Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi is scheduled for release on Friday, but the Home Ministry wants clearances for the movie to be reviewed in the light of allegations that its makers paid bribes to...
World News | Reuters | Friday August 1, 2014
US Secretary of State John Kerry, fearing an escalation of violence in Gaza, called on Turkey and Qatar on Friday to use their influence to secure the release of a kidnapped Israeli soldier whose abduction led to the breakdown of a short-lived ceasef...
World News | Reuters | Sunday July 27, 2014
Gunmen wearing army uniforms who seized a senior local official and prominent member of a Sunni Islamist party from his Baghdad home on Friday night have released him, an official said late on Saturday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 26, 2014
The Venezuelan government on Friday demanded the release of a former military intelligence chief who was arrested in Aruba at US request to face drug trafficking charges.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 12, 2014
A bipolar house painter arrested with a loaded rifle was sentenced to one year supervised release in New York on Friday for threatening to kill former president George W. Bush.
India News | Reported by Anchal Vohra, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Saturday July 5, 2014
46 nurses taken captive by the Sunni insurgent group ISIS in Iraq were freed on Friday and flown back home in what the Narendra Modi government is chalking up as its first diplomatic victory.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 27, 2014
Swiss President and OSCE chief Didier Burkhalter on Friday hailed the release of four of the organisation's observers abducted in east Ukraine a month ago, but demanded the freeing of others still being held.