More than 450 square kilometers (175 square miles) were ablaze in the O'Higgins region -- an area roughly the size of Vienna or Tel Aviv.
A special administrative region of China, has withdrawn the visa-free facility for Indians who will have to complete a pre-arrival registration from Monday.
Barack and Michelle Obama have said they opened a foundation to facilitate projects "all over the city, the country and the world" in their first
A powerful explosion today ripped through a crowded vegetable market in minority Shias dominated Parachinar in northwest Pakistan's restive Kurram tribal agency, killing at least
From March 1, open-air burning of straw can be fined at a maximum of 2,000 yuan (USD 291), according to a regulation passed by the city's legislature.
At least 12 people were feared trapped under the debris after a landslide hit part of a hotel in a central China town, local authorities
US President Donald Trump has given a makeover to the Oval Office withing hours of moving in to the White House as he reinstalled a
Over 200 protesters were arrested as brick-throwing vandals torched a vehicle and damaged half- dozen stores after a series of protests marring Donald Trump's inauguration
A small part of the US President-elect Donald Trump's inaugural speech was sounded somewhat similar to the dialogues of "The Dark Knight Rises" popular villain
In less than 12 hours after being inaugurated as the 45th President of the US, Donald Trump, an avid Twitter user, has as many as
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tonight congratulated Donald Trump on assuming the office as the US President and said he looked forward to working with him
US President Donald Trump has thanked his defeated Democratic rival Hillary Clinton and former president Bill Clinton for attending his inauguration saying he was "honoured"
An Afghan government official says two people, including a police commander, have been killed in an explosion in the country's north after a sticky bomb
Within hours of taking the oath, new US President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at "minimising the economic burden" of Obamacare "pending repeal",
Donald Trump was today sworn-in as the 45th US President, capping a roller-coaster journey he began as a political outsider and setting off a four-year
Donald Trump was today sworn-in as the 45th US President, taking over the reins from Barack Obama amid expectations of radical change in policies and
Fifty-five per cent of Americans see President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration more of a political celebration by his supporters than "a celebration by all Americans of
Jihadists of the Islamic State group have demolished two more treasured monuments in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra a month after recapturing it from
Promising to be with the American people at "every step", Barack Obama in an emotional farewell message has thanked them for their support that has
Russian officials and lawmakers lauded Donald Trump's inauguration today as the start of what they hope will be a period of better ties with the
While the prospect of a Donald Trump presidency that is all set to begin today, may sound frightening for most, poet-activist Anne Waldman advises that
More than 40 fighters of former Al-Qaeda affiliate Fateh al-Sham Front were killed in air strikes on their camp in northern Syria late, a monitoring
A day ahead of his inauguration as the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump today said he is going to unite the country
Reflecting on the peaceful transition in one of the oldest democracies of the world, the theme of Donald Trump's inauguration is "Uniquely American", which recognises
Any "objective reading" of India's demand to designate Masood Azhar a terrorist by the UN would lead one to support the case, a top US
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today raked up the Kashmir issue in his first meeting with the new UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres but got
A botched air strike by the Nigerian Air Force earlier this week on a camp for people displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency killed at
Outgoing US President Barack Obama has said that he is "proud" to cut short the sentences of as many as 330 federal inmates convicted of
Former US Army officer Chelsea Manning today thanked outgoing US President Barack Obama for commuting her 35-year prison sentence for leaking classified military documents.
When President-elect Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th President of the US today, this will be the 58th formal presidential inaugural ceremony since
Mexico extradited drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States after his final appeals were rejected -- handing US authorities a massive drug
The Trump Transition team today hit out at the Democratic Party in the US Senate for allegedly delaying the Congressional confirmation of key Cabinet members
Amid uncertainty and fear over "draconian" immigration policies under Trump's administration, the New York Attorney General has issued guidelines on ways local governments can protect
Tehran's mayor said more than 20 firefighters had been killed when the city's oldest high-rise collapsed following a fire today. "So far, more than
Two powerful US Senators have announced they will introduce a legislation which, if passed by the Congress, would give preference to foreigners studying in American
Today, as Barack Obama leaves office and Donald Trump becomes the US President, Prime Minister Narendra Modi becomes the world's most followed leader of a
A confrontation has broken out inside a Brazilian prison where 26 inmates were killed last weekend. Images on Globo television show prisoners at the
Pakistan today accused India of "perpetrating terrorism" and "terror financing", claiming that it has "irrefutable evidence" on it. Foreign Office Spokesman Nafees Zakaria, during
Taking a U-turn on earlier announcements, US President-elect Donald Trump has decided to keep more than 50 officials from the outgoing Obama Administration to stay
Saudi Arabia's government should end the kingdom's ban on women driving and reform the male guardianship system, a United Nations independent expert said today.
Chinese online giant Alibaba today became the worldwide Olympic partner through 2028 after signing the first long-term partnership with International Olympic Committee.
Alibaba will become the
Ahead of his inauguration as US President, a new wax figurines of President-elect Donald Trump have been unveiled at world famous wax museum Madame Tussauds
Asserting that the UK will retain its "internationalist" approach despite Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May today said the country's biggest manufacturer Tata is Indian, but
It was not clear what caused the fire in the market, which is in central Jakarta and sells goods ranging from textiles to food.
Underlining India's key role in South Asia, a prominent Indian-American Republican closely associated with vice president-elect Mike Pence has said that Indo-US ties will further
Outgoing US President Barack Obama today said having a "constructive" relationship with Russia is in the interest of America and the world and admitted that
Outgoing US President Barack Obama today said his two daughters Sasha and Malia surprise, enchant and impress him more and more every single day as
Up to 30 people were feared to have died today after an Italian mountain hotel was engulfed by a powerful avalanche in the earthquake-ravaged centre
A South Korean court today refused to authorise the arrest of the heir to the Samsung business empire, in a setback to prosecutors probing a
Indian-American Nikki Haley today pledged to stand up to Russia if approved as US' envoy to the UN and slammed the outgoing Obama administration for