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Australian mom held for death of eight kids

 A woman cries after laying flowers at the scene where eight children were found dead- AFP

A 37-year-old mother has been arrested on charges of killing eight children, including seven of her own, in the regional city of Cairns in north Queensland in Australia.

Won’t blame RAW for massacre: Sartaj Aziz

Sartaj Aziz

Pakistan’s top diplomat Sartaj Aziz said on Saturday that Pakistan would not blame RAW, India’s top external intelligence agency, for Peshawar school attack that left at least 148 people dead, 133 of

Xi Jinping warns Hong Kong, Macau in ‘one China’ message

Protesters march during a pro-democracy protest in Macau on Saturday. — AFP

Chinese President Xi Jinping warned Hong Kong and Macau on Saturday to remember they are part of “one China”, as pro-democracy campaigners in both semi-autonomous territories call for free leadership

Pakistan steps up assault on rebels

Pakistani villagers carry the coffin of Army commando Arshad Mehmood, who was convicted— AFP

28 militants killed; Peshawar attack mastermind likely among dead

Pakistani civil and military leaders hardly trust India


Pakistan has welcomed India’s positive statements and cooperation offers after the Peshawar school massacre but there is hardly any civil or military leader, who trusts India to be really concerned ab

Indian-American Richard Verma sworn in as US Ambassador to India

US President Barack Obama with US Ambassador to India-designate Richard Rahul Verma at the White House (Photo: AP)

Indian-American Richard Rahul Verma has been sworn in as the US Ambassador to India by Secretary of State John Kerry.

Grandfather defends appeal to expel HIV positive boy

The grandfather of a Chinese HIV-positive boy has defended his support for a petition to banish him from their village, media reported Saturday, in a case that has sparked intense soul-searching in Ch

The massacre of the innocents at the Army school in Peshawar highlights dangers that our schools are exposed to.

Ever since the Bharatiya Janata Party’s poster woman, Smriti Irani, has been made the Union human resources development minister, she has been embroiled in controversies.