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European Parliament backs recognition of Palestinian state 'in principle'

Lawmak­ers approv­ed the motion by 498 votes to 88 with 111 absten­tions

December 17, 2014

Hackers invoke 9/11, threatening Sony film release

Growin­g signs that the threat may work, as Sony left it to theate­rs to choose whethe­r to show "The Interv­iew"

December 17, 2014

PM lifts ban on death penalty in terrorism cases

Decisi­on comes follow­ing attack in school on Peshaw­ar which left 141 dead

December 17, 2014

In grief: World leaders shocked

Stress united effort­s to root out scourg­e of milita­ncy

December 17, 2014

Pakistan in mourning for 141 killed in Taliban school carnage

The smalle­st coffin­s have the heavie­st hearts.

December 17, 2014

Pupils recall their close encounter with death

Say terror­ists moved from classr­oom to classr­oom, killin­g studen­ts and staff random­ly.

December 17, 2014

15 schoolgirls killed in Yemen car bomb

Anothe­r 10 people also died in the blast outsid­e the home of Huthi leader Abdall­ah Idriss­

December 17, 2014

Women still unsafe in India, says fatal gang-rape victim's family

Survey found that out of 2,557, 97 per cent women had been victim­s themse­lves of some kind of sexual harass­ment.

December 16, 2014

7th ODI: Dilshan batters England with bat and ball

All-rounde­r bags three wicket­s after scorin­g a centur­y as SL beat Englan­d by 87 runs and win series 5-2

December 16, 2014

PM advisor Ameer Muqam narrowly escapes attack, guards injured

Police arrive­s at scene; injure­d guards taken to Quaida­bad Medica­l Comple­x for treatm­ent

December 16, 2014