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Identification of victims possible by week’s end: Francois Hollande

French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday that it would be possible to identify all the victims of the Germanwings crash in the French Alps by the end of the week.

Nigerian Opposition claims poll victory

Nigeria’s main Opposition on Tuesday claimed victory in the country’s tense general election as former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari pulled ahead of President Goodluck Jonathan in the vote count.

No proof yet of Muslim link to Sikh attack

A video showing a Sikh man being brutally beaten up on a crowded street in Birmingham, the UK’s second largest city, went viral on Internet, prompting the police to launch a probe into the suspected h

Major power cut hits Turkish cities

A major power outage hit Turkish cities and provinces on Tuesday, including the capital Ankara and Istanbul, where parts of the metro system shut down for several hours and shopping malls were plunged

Mahinda Rajapaksa cries foul as aides grilled

Amid claims by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa that the new Sri Lankan government is carrying out a “political witch hunt” against his associates, more senior officials of Mr Rajapaksa’s administra

Bangladesh files cases against 4 for murder of blogger

Bangladesh police Tuesday filed criminal cases against two Islamic students and two others for the machete murder of a blogger accused of mocking Islam, the second such attack in recent weeks.

Tehran, Riyadh trade barbs over Yemen

Yemenis gather near the rubble of houses near Sanaa Airport on Tuesday, which were destroyed in an airstrike— AFP

Saudi troops clashed with Yemeni Houthi fighters on Tuesday in the heaviest exchange of cross-border fire since the start of a Saudi-led air offensive last week, while Yemen’s foreign minister called

UK cops probe attack on Sikh

A video showing a Sikh man being brutally beaten up on a crowded street in Birmingham, the UK’s second-largest city, went viral on Internet, prompting the police to launch a probe into the suspected h

36 killed in heavy clashes on Yemen, Saudi border

Saudi troops clashed with Yemeni Houthi fighters on Tuesday in the heaviest exchange of cross-border fire since the start of a Saudi-led air offensive last week, while Yemen’s foreign minister called

The verdict of the Tis Hazari trial court (in State v.

A month has elapsed since the alliance of convenience — People’s Democratic Party-Bharatiya Janata Party — came to power in Jammu and Kashmir.