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‘Vladimir Putin offered to divide Ukraine’

Vladimir Putin

Poland’s parliamentary Speaker, Radoslaw Sikorski, has been quoted as saying that Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed to Poland’s then leader in 2008 that they divide Ukraine between themselves.

David Cameron hosts Diwali festivities

Diwali celebrations at 10 Downing Street in London hosted by Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday evening— PTI

British PM David Cameron has hosted the annual Diwali party at his official residence here extending greetings to over 8,00,000 Hindus living in the UK and thanking them for their contribution to the

Ebola: US issues new treatment protocols

The United States issued stringent new protocols on Monday for health workers treating Ebola victims, directing medical teams to wear protective gear that leaves no skin or hair exposed to prevent med

Oil giant Total CEO dies in Moscow crash

Christophe de Margerie

Christophe de Margerie’s jet hit snowplough on takeoff; machine operator ‘drunk’

Rabbi leads vigil against Met opera

A globally prominent rabbi led Jewish teenagers in a prayer vigil outside the Metropolitan Opera to protest an opera they say glorifies Palestinian terrorists.

Rare Roman inscription found in Jerusalem

2,000-year-old commemorative stone inscription dedicated to Roman Emperor Hadrian, is seen in Jerusalem’s Rockefeller museum—AFP

Israeli archaeologists on Tuesday unveiled a 2,000-year-old commemorative stone inscription dedicated to Roman Emperor Hadrian, which researchers say sheds light on the Jewish revolt against the ancie

Satya Nadella’s karma pays off

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella (photo: AFP/Microsoft)

Microsoft Corp’s new chief executive Satya Nadella has become one of the biggest earners in technology industry, with a total compensation package worth $84.3 million this year, according to a documen

Transgender troops seek to end taboo

For Donna Harding, joining the Australian Army was a bid to try to suppress what she had known from an early age she was a girl trapped in a boy’s body.

‘Only US can galvanise globe’

Barack Obama

President Barack Obama has said the United States is the only country to galvanise the world community for any major crisis, referring to the formation of two broad international coalitions against IS

WikiLeaks found-er Julian Assange will get into trouble, potentially a 35-year sentence in the United States, if he leaves the Ecuadorian embassy in London, which he says he would to mend his health a

Five Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commanders including the militant group’s spokesperson Shahidullah Shahid have announced their oath of allegiance to Abu Bakar al-Baghdadi, self-proclaimed caliph