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Monday March 3, 2014
The Moscow stock market fell by 11.3 percent, wiping nearly $60 billion off the value of Russian companies in a day, and the central bank spent $10 billion of its reserves to prop up the rouble as investors took fright at escalating tensions with the...
India | Max Bearak, The New York Times | Friday February 14, 2014
For a century and a half, Madhu Munda's forebears toiled on the same tea plantation that she lives and works on now. Belonging to central Indian tribes brought to what is now the northeastern state of Assam by the British in the mid-19th century, the...
Offbeat | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 28, 2014
Astronomers have discovered a never-before-seen river of hydrogen flowing through space into a nearby galaxy around 22 million light-years from Earth.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday January 27, 2014
Hackers attacked Israeli computers including one used by the defence ministry department dealing with civilians in the occupied West Bank, an Israeli data protection expert said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday January 13, 2014
Israel was on Monday set to bury former prime minister Ariel Sharon, celebrated as a military hero at home but loathed by Palestinians as a bloodthirsty criminal.
Offbeat | Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 11, 2014
The wife of a Palestinian jailed in Israel gave birth in the Gaza Strip after being impregnated by sperm smuggled out of an Israeli prison, a prisoner association said today.
World | Associated Press | Thursday January 9, 2014
Former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's health deteriorated sharply Thursday and he was in "grave condition" with his family by his bedside, the hospital treating him announced.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 2, 2014
A steel trunk containing Rs 1.15 crore was found lying on the road in upscale Salt Lake area of Kolkata.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday January 1, 2014
A poll suggests a majority of Israelis and Palestinians supports the establishment of a Palestinian state alongside Israel, but remains suspicious of the other side.
World | Jodi Rudoren, The New York Times | Friday December 27, 2013
For the second time in three days, the Israeli air force struck the Gaza Strip on Thursday night in response to rockets fired earlier from Gaza into Israel, continuing a new wave of violence that has complicated peace talks.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday December 15, 2013
The heaviest snowfall in decades blocked roads across Israel and the West Bank on Saturday, while torrential rains flooded areas of the Gaza Strip.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday December 8, 2013
Economy Minister Naftali Bennett on Sunday proposed that Israel annex parts of the West Bank under its full military control where most Jewish settlers live.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 14, 2013
The Middle East peace process suffered a fresh blow after the entire Palestinian negotiating team resigned in protest against continued Israeli settlement building.
Saturday October 26, 2013
Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has ordered attachment of over 50 bank accounts of West Bengal-based company MPS Greenery Developers Ltd for recovery of Rs 1,520 crore, along with applicable returns collected from inves...
Wednesday October 23, 2013
The recent government shutdown and debt default crisis hurt the US so badly that it cost the world's largest economy 120,000 jobs and wiped out 0.25 per cent of economic growth for the fourth quarter, the White House said.
NDTVCricket | Saturday September 14, 2013
West Indies coach Ottis Gibson feels the Test series against India will be a reality check for the Caribbeans, who have won their last six Test matches against Zimbabwe and Bangladesh.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday August 27, 2013
Palestinian officials said they called off a planned round of peace talks on Monday after Israeli soldiers killed three protesters during clashes following an arrest raid in the West Bank.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday August 25, 2013
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Saturday that all indications show the Syrian government was behind a "chemical massacre" near Damascus that the opposition claims killed hundreds of people.
World | Reuters | Wednesday August 14, 2013
Israel freed 26 Palestinian prisoners on Wednesday to keep U.S.-sponsored peacemaking on course for a second round of talks, but diplomacy remained dogged by Israeli plans for more Jewish homes on land the Palestinians claim for a future state.
World | Reuters | Tuesday August 13, 2013
Israel was set to free 26 Palestinian prisoners within hours to help underpin renewed peace talks, after its High Court on Tuesday rejected an appeal against their release by relatives of some of the Israelis they killed.