Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 | Last Update : 12:13 PM IST

Europe

Masked vandals torch cars in Sweden, PM fumes

Police suspects attacks organised on social media, operation resembled ‘military operation’.

15 Aug 2018 2:40 AM

30 feared dead as motorway bridge collapses in Italy

Aerial footage showed more than 200 metres (650 feet) of the viaduct, known locally as the Morandi bridge, completely destroyed.

15 Aug 2018 2:39 AM

Around 30 dead as bridge collapses in Genoa, says Italian minister

The disaster occurred on highway that connects Italy to France and other vacation resorts on eve of a major Italian holiday on Wednesday.

14 Aug 2018 6:29 PM

Hundreds injured as Spanish festival platform collapses into sea

There were no reports of any fatalities from the incident which broadcaster Radio Galega said left 266 people injured.

13 Aug 2018 1:52 PM

VS Naipaul, a literary titan, passes away

Hailed as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century, Naipaul evoked immense admiration, and criticism.

13 Aug 2018 6:10 AM

Why VS Naipaul never wrote his autobiography

The Nobel Prize and the Booker winner’s oeuvre included over 30 works including the famous A House for Mr Biswas (published in 1961).

13 Aug 2018 6:04 AM

VS Naipaul dies at 85, world mourns literature giant

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled his demise and said it was a major loss for the world of literature.

13 Aug 2018 4:14 AM

Over 450 injured in clashes with cops as Romania protests intensifies

The protests had broken out after, Romania sacked top anti-graft prosecutor Kovesi, considered symbol of country's fight against corruption.

12 Aug 2018 3:02 PM

Pope to youth: Dream, don't let fear make you pessimistic

Francis has convened an international meeting of bishops at the Vatican in October about youths and their faith.

12 Aug 2018 2:53 PM

Nobel laureate VS Naipaul dies at 85

Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul wrote more than 30 books and won the Nobel Literature Prize in 2001.

12 Aug 2018 8:24 AM