A spokesman for Hamas' armed wing known as Izz el-Deen al-Qassam Brigades Sunday denied Israeli reports that the movement has sent militants to Iran for training.
"Israel is used to releasing accusations," spokesman Abu Obaida told reporters... More
A group believed to be affiliated with the Al Qaeda terror network and calling itself "The Voice of the Caliphate" has warned that Germany and Austria will face militant attack unless they start withdrawing their troops from Afghanistan in 10... More
A total of 29 people were killed and 33 wounded when two car bombs and a suicide attack hit different parts of the Iraqi capital Sunday, an Interior Ministry source told Xinhua.
"The death toll rose to 19 and 20 people more wounded in the car... More
A controversial Hindu organisation in Nepal, regarded as loyal to King Gyanendra, has started a movement demanding a poll on secularism.
The World Hindu Federation (WHF), that was among the first to welcome King
Gyanendra's power grab two... More
At least 20 people were confirmed dead and nine missing when a coalmine in Liaoning province of northeast China was flooded, officials said Sunday.
A shaft at the state-run Laohutai mine, in Fushun city, got inundated Saturday night when 29... More
Indian American director Mira Nair's latest venture "The Namesake," is emerging as one of the best reviewed Indian films ever in the US market going by a string of positive reviews in the mainline media.
An adaptation of Jhumpa Lahiri's... More
The Iraqi judge who sentenced Iraq's ousted president Saddam Hussein to death has fled Iraq seeking asylum in Britain.
Raouf Abdel-Rahman, a member of Iraq's Kurdish minority, has requested political asylum in Britain with his family, the... More
Iraqi security forces have arrested Abu Omar al-Baghdadi, leader of the Al Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq group in the Abu Ghraib area, media report said.
Al-Baghdadi was arrested Friday 20 km west of here, but further details were not... More
Brazil and the US, which together produce 70 percent of the world's ethanol, sealed a major commitment to promote and produce the biofuel which they said could change the world.
US President George W. Bush and his Brazilian counterpart Luiz... More
The Sri Lankan military said Saturday that the search operation was on in a wild life park in the northwest region after eight people, including four soldiers, went missing.
Officials said Colonel Jayantha Suraweera, a district commander in... More