International News Headlines

US condemns Kenya bus attack, terms it 'horrific'

Washington , Nov 23

The US condemned "in the strongest terms", the attack on a bus in Kenya that killed 28 people, terming it as "horrific".

Former police official arrested over students' disappearance in Mexico

Mexico City , Nov 23

A former deputy police chief and suspected member of the Guerreros Unidos ("United Warriors") drug cartel, that allegedly, is involved in the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico earlier this year, has been arrested, official sources said.

Iran nuclear issue: Kerry holds talks with Gulf foreign ministers

Vienna , Nov 23

US Secretary of State John Kerry held talks with the foreign ministers of UAE, Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain on the Iranian nuclear issue Saturday.

Bahrainis vote in first parliamentary elections since 2011 protests

Manama , Nov 23

Bahrain held its parliamentary elections Saturday, the first since a failed protest against the monarchy in 2011.

Former Portuguese PM Jose Socrates arrested

Lisbon , Nov 22

Former Portuguese prime minister Jose Socrates has been arrested as part of investigation into the alleged tax fraud, money laundering and corruption.

Bahrain sees 51.5 percent voter turnout in national elections

Manama , Nov 23

Bahrain registered 51.5 percent turnout in the parliamentary and municipal elections Saturday, notwithstanding the opposition's call to boycott the elections.

Iran to allow UN inspectors access to Marivan nuclear site

Tehran , Nov 23

Iran decided to allow UN nuclear inspectors access to its Marivan nuclear site, Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI) said Saturday.

No general election in Pakistan before 2018: Nawaz Sharif

Islamabad , Nov 23

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Saturday that a general election would not be held in the country before 2018.

Over 900 killed by US-led strikes in Syria

Damascus , Nov 22

The US-led anti-terror coalition has killed more than 900 people in its strikes inside Syria during the past 60 days, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday.

Philippines renews commitment to resolve Maguindanao massacre

Manila , Nov 22

On the fifth anniversary of the Maguindanao massacre Sunday, the Philippine government renewed Saturday its commitment to serve justice to the victims of the worst election-related violence in the country.