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The harvest festival of Sankranti and Pongal, less than a month away, may turn out to be an irony for farmers in Karnataka. Delayed sowing due to a delayed monsoon this year has caused a dip in
President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law America\'s annual defense policy bill, but he blasted provisions that ensure the Guantanamo Bay prison will stay open for now.
The devastating cyberattack on Sony Pictures could see the Hollywood studio lose hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue and incur massive recovery costs, experts say.
Radical environmentalists who threw acid and smoke bombs at Japanese whalers were found in contempt of court Friday for continuing their relentless campaign to disrupt the annual whale hunt off the
The United States issued a worldwide travel alert Friday, warning Americans to be vigilant during the holiday period, especially in the wake of a deadly siege in Australia.
If US President Barack Obama is feeling the pain from a rough year at the office, he did a great job of covering it up on Friday.
A debate about sexual violence in Brazil sparked by a lawmaker\'s comments on the floor of Congress has spread beyond government chambers, triggering a national debate about rape and sexism in the
Taking a serious view of the statements made by diplomat Devyani Khobragade in the media, the Ministry of External Affairs has stripped her of her duties as director in the partnership development
As Jammu and Kashmir votes in the fifth and final leg of Assembly elections today, several high-profile candidates, including Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand, will try their luck in 20 seats spread
The mother of most of the eight children reportedly found stabbed to death in a house in the Australian city of Cairns has been arrested for murder, police said Saturday.
India will look at Cheteshwar Pujara and Shikhar Dhawan to give them a big lead against Australia when play resumes on Day 3 at the Gabba.
Sony Pictures still hopes to release \"The Interview\" on a different platform, despite having canceled its theatrical release, the Hollywood studio said Friday.
US President Barack Obama imposed sweeping sanctions on Russia-annexed Crimea on Friday with an executive order prohibiting American exports of goods or services to the contested peninsula and
Sony Pictures boss Michael Lynton denied Friday that the Hollywood studio has \"caved\" by canceling the release of a film that triggered a cyberattack blamed on North Korea.
A man rammed a car loaded with a homemade bomb into the headquarters of Spain\'s conservative ruling party on Friday but no blast nor injuries resulted, police said.
Morocco has raised more than $2 billion (1.7 billion euros) for the next phase of a huge solar energy project, officials said on Friday.
A man who acknowledged lying when he served as a key witness in a major French tax fraud investigation was sentenced to a two-year suspended prison term in Switzerland Friday.
Vatican Lit Up by Christmas Hope and Love  (20 December 05:49 am) 
The Christmas lights came on at the Vatican Friday, sending out what Pope Francis described as a message of \"light, hope and love\" at the end of an extraordinary year for the Catholic Church.
Sony Pictures \"made a mistake\" in canceling the release of \"The Interview\" -- a satirical film about North Korea -- after threats made by hackers, US President Barack Obama said Friday.
President Barack Obama has -- in just a few weeks and in spectacular fashion -- turned the tables on US policy toward Latin America, neglected by Washington for much of this century.
A US senator Friday urged Secretary of State John Kerry to consider designating North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism after the FBI concluded the rogue nation was responsible for hacking Sony
Canada\'s defense minister announced Friday the addition of a fifth military transport jumbo jet to its fleet, as the nation continues expanding its combat and humanitarian reach around the world.
A banquet hosted by President Pranab Mukherjee for a visiting foreign dignitary on Friday night provided the platform for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his bitter political foe, West Bengal chief
With Jharkhand set to enter the fifth and final phase of polling for 16 Assembly seats spread across six districts today, the fate of heavyweights including Chief Minister Hemant Soren will be
The state unit of the AAP will launch campaigns with the theme of \"remember poll promises\", seeking to increase minimum support price of cotton crops, at a time when the Gujarat farmers\' agitation is