International News Headlines

Hollande, Merkel ask Putin to allow drones on Ukraine border

Paris , Oct 31

French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to facilitate the deployment of drones to supervise the truce in the pro-Russian separatist territories in eastern Ukraine.

Whole grain oats your gateway to health

London , Oct 31

Having breakfasts of oatmeal with non-fat milk may not only reduce your hunger and increase fullness, it may also reduce your risk of obesity and improve heart health, a research showed.

Sit-ins delayed building powerhouses: Nawaz Sharif

Islamabad , Oct 31

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Friday blamed sit-ins for delaying the construction of powerhouses in the country, as cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan continued protesting with supporters in the capital city for over two months.

Burkina Faso's army chief seizes power, suspends constitution

Ouagadougou , Oct 31

Burkina Faso's chief of the armed forces, Gen. Honore Nabere Traore, who seized power Thursday, has announced the dissolution of the government and parliament.

Israel's Temple Mount reopens amid tension

London , Oct 31

Israeli police Friday reopened a key Jerusalem holy site after its closure amid tension following the shooting of a Jewish activist.

Zambia's interim leader suspends cabinet meetings

Lusaka , Oct 31

Zambia's interim leader Guy Scott Friday announced suspension of cabinet meetings until after the burial of late President Michael Sata.

Court reserves order in Musharraf's high treason case

Islamabad , Oct 31

A special court here Friday reserved judgement on dismissing the high treason case against Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf and others till Nov 21.

New Zealand PM invites Indian cricket fans to 2015 World Cup

Mumbai , Oct 31

With 100 days to go before the commencement of the 2015 ICC World Cup, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key Friday invited Indian cricket fans to visit his country during the Feb 14-March 29 event, to be co-hosted by New Zealand and Australia.

How you can make others behave in a group

London , Oct 31

In group activities where some members tend to behave egoistically, it is possible for even one person to exert influence on others to behave socially, new analysis shows.

Death sentences upheld in China terrorist attack case

Beijing , Oct 31

A Chinese court Friday upheld the death sentences of three men implicated in a terrorist attack that killed 31 people at a railway station in Kunming, the capital city of southwest China's Yunnan Province, earlier this year.