Shinzo Abe's journey to become Japan's longest-serving post-war leader
In 2006, at age 52, Shinzo Abe became Japan's youngest prime minister since World War-II.
Italian regions Lombardy and Veneto seek autonomy in referendum
Over 90% of voters in Italy's rich northern regions of Lombardy and Veneto have voted yes in a non-binding referendum for more autonomy from Rome.
Chinese military gives thumbs up to Xi, Doklam-standoff's resolution
China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) has given the thumbs up to the "safely resolved" 73-day-long Doklam standoff with Indian troops.
18 Oct 2017World
Xi heralds "new era" for China during Communist Party congress
The Communist Party congress, China's largest political event, is underway in Beijing.
18 Oct 2017World
Nikki Haley: India can help US keep eye on Pakistan
Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, said India can help Washington keep an eye on Pakistan even as President Donald Trump has "taken a tougher approach to Islamabad harboring terrorists."
18 Oct 2017Entertainment
Reese Witherspoon says a Hollywood director assaulted her at 16
Oscar-winning Hollywood actress Reese Witherspoon has revealed that an unnamed film director assaulted her when she was 16.
North-Korean envoy: 'Nuclear war may break out any moment'
Kim In-ryong, North Korea's deputy UN ambassador, has warned that the situation on the Korean peninsula "has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment."
Reports: US-backed forces recapture ISIS' de-facto capital of Raqqa
US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) claim they now control Raqqa, the one-time capital of ISIS.
US Army sergeant once held captive by Taliban admits desertion
31-year-old Bowe Bergdahl, an American soldier once held captive by the Taliban in Afghanistan for five years, has pleaded guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.
17 Oct 2017India
Army seeks "Lego-like" modular bunkers to protect against enemy fire
The Indian Army is reportedly looking to induct "Lego-like modular portable, bullet and blast-proof bunkers" to guard the nation's borders against China and Pakistan's assertiveness, the Economic Times has reported.
16 Oct 2017India
Two LeT, one Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist arrested in J&K
Security forces have arrested two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and one Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist over the past three days in J&K's Kulgam district.
16 Oct 2017India
Indian Navy commissions submarine hunter INS Kiltan
Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has commissioned INS Kiltan, the third of the Indian Navy's advanced Project-28 Kamorta-class anti-submarine warfare corvettes.
16 Oct 2017World
People's Daily launches English news app to spread Chinese influence
The influential mouthpiece of China's ruling Communist Party, The Peoples' Daily, has launched an English-language mobile app.
South African SC: Corruption charges against Zuma can be reinstated
The Supreme Court of Appeal in South Africa has upheld a High Court ruling that paves the way to reinstating the hundreds of corruption charges filed against President Jacob Zuma.
Trump faces backlash after threatening to abandon hurricane-hit Puerto Rico
President Donald Trump said federal aid can't continue "forever" to Puerto Rico, a US territory facing a humanitarian crisis after being hit by two hurricanes.
Trump expected to withdraw support for the Iran nuclear deal
President Donald Trump is expected to withdraw the administration's support from the Iran nuclear deal to unveil a more confrontational approach with Tehran.