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The Narendra Modi government had to field its crisis managers on Thursday to end what it called a \"strong misinformation campaign,\" which it feared could hurt the ruling BJP\'s electoral interests in
Eight children have been found dead at a house in the Australian city of Cairns after a mass stabbing, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) said.
A year and a half after an equipment failure threatened to derail its epochal search for worlds beyond our solar system, NASA\'s Kepler spacecraft has bagged another planet, astronomers announced on
China will set up an offshore observation network, including satellite and radar stations, to strengthen the country\'s maritime power, the official China Daily reported on Friday, in a move that
He was, in many ways, a perfect spy - a man so important to Cuba\'s intelligence apparatus that the information he gave to the CIA paid dividends long after Cuban authorities arrested him and threw
Boko Haram has kidnapped at least 185 people, including women and children, in northeast Nigeria, the latest mass abduction in a region where the military has repeatedly struggled to protect
The White House fence should be immediately raised by four or five feet to prevent people from breaking in to the grounds, according to an independent security review made public Thursday.
US President Barack Obama said Thursday he was not about to impose new sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine crisis, but nevertheless signed a law giving him the authority to do so.
Perhaps the timing was purely coincidental. But a day after he was credited with helping broker the historic diplomatic breakthrough between Cuba and the United States, Pope Francis began his
US-Russian ties may have returned to Cold War levels, but an astronaut and a cosmonaut gearing up for the longest flight on the International Space Station said Thursday politics would not disrupt
The top scientific breakthrough of 2014 was the European Space Agency\'s Rosetta spacecraft\'s rendez-vous with a comet, the US journal Science said Thursday.
The United States will not support the current resolution put forward by the Palestinians setting the terms of a peace deal with Israel, a US official said Thursday.
Ukraine\'s president submitted to parliament Thursday legislation enabling the ex-Soviet republic to one day join NATO and make sure the Western military alliance protects it from future Russian
Shaggy-haired, bearded and attentive, accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev made his first public appearance in 17 months Thursday, at a brief court hearing before his trial next month.
The pop icon Elton John will wed his partner of more than 20 years this weekend in England, reports said.
Sierra Leone's Leading Doctor Dies of Ebola  (19 December 06:49 am) 
Sierra Leone\'s leading doctor died of Ebola on Thursday, hours after the arrival in the country of an experimental drug that could have been used to treat him, the government\'s chief medical officer
India will look to bowl out Australia and take an important first innings lead when play resumes on Day 3 of the second Test at the Gabba in Brisbane.
Google Inc is laying the groundwork for a version of Android that would be built directly into cars, sources said, allowing drivers to enjoy all the benefits of the Internet without even plugging in
Iran has not demonstrated sufficient flexibility in nuclear talks with six world powers aimed at ending a 12-year standoff with the Islamic Republic over its atomic ambitions, France and Britain said
The United States said on Thursday a cyber attack on Sony Pictures was a serious national security matter and the Obama administration was considering a proportional response, although the White
The US Secret Service is in dire need of an overhaul that requires an outside leader, an infusion of agents and more training - not to mention a better fence - to protect the White House, an
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will be the most high-profile foreign leader to visit Thailand on Friday since a May coup, signalling, Thailand says, its return to normal and a boost for trade in a region
The restoration of US-Cuban diplomatic relations after more than half a century is not likely to be directly tied to the issue of human rights in Cuba, a senior US State Department official said on
US-led air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq have killed three of the militant group\'s top leaders but not senior commander Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, US officials said on Thursday.
The White House does not dismiss the possibility of an eventual, precedent-shattering visit to Washington by Cuban President Raul Castro as part of President Barack Obama\'s plans to normalize