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Internet giants in New space race

An isolated edge of vast West Texas is home to a highly secretive part of the 21st-century space race, one of two being directed in the Lone Star State by Internet billionaires whose personalities and

Nepal earthquake: Fearful foreigners desperate to flee

A house stands destroyed at Paslang village in Gorkha municipality, Nepal, on Monday. — AP

After spending the night huddled in a car with his family at the airport fearing for their safety, Michael Mackey is among thousands of tourists who flocked to Nepal for spring holidays and are now de

Iconic Dharahara is a site for quake selfies

A man takes a selfie at the historic Dharahara Tower in Kathmandu on Monday. — AP

The social media is a chronicle of life, and sometimes death.

Nepal earthquake: Expats try apps to reach victims

After the earthquake hit Nepal, Prem Raja Mahat spent a sleepless night at his Baltimore home, trying again and again to reach his son, who was visiting friends and family back in Mahat’s home country

Nepal Earthquake: Airport shut 1 hour in Kathmandu

Tourists wait outside Tribhuvan International Airport waiting for their flights out of Nepal on Sunday. (Photo: AP,AFP)

SpiceJet said it was forced to recall its plane to New Delhi after the air traffic control centre at Kathmandu’s airport was evacuated when the 6.7-magnitude aftershock struck

Experts discussed quake a week ago in Kathmandu

Nepal’s devastating earthquake was the disaster experts knew was coming.

Boko Haram fighters attack Niger Army base

Suspected Boko Haram fighters in motorised canoes attacked a Niger Army base on an island in Lake Chad, the body of water touching all four countries that have been targeted by Nigeria’s Islamic insur

‘Captain forced to pilot migrant ship’

Brother: Tunisian captain ‘victim of lawless Libya’; Italy Navy rescues 274 from another ship

Devastating earthquake kills 1,500 in Nepal as it braces for darkest night in 80 years

Volunteers help remove debris of a building that collapsed at Durbar Square, after an earthquake in Kathmandu. (Photo: PTI)

A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing over 1,500 people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered ava

The Narendra Modi government has suspended the registration of Greenpeace India under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, 2010, (FCRA) for 180 days, preventing it from receiving any foreign funds

The Hindu Council UK has prepared its own “manifesto”, a list of demands submitted to political parties ahead of next month’s elections in the United Kingdom.