Caracas, Nov 1 (IANS) Venezuelan politician and journalist Teodoro Petkoff died on Wednesday at the age of 86, the newspaper he founded, Tal Cual, said.
Istanbul, Oct 31 (IANS) Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was strangled soon after he entered the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul earlier this month and his body was dismembered, the office of the Istanbul Chief Prosecutor said on Wednesday.
Rome, Oct 31 (IANS) Human remains were found by builders working in the Vatican’s Embassy in Rome, the Vatican said in a statement on Wednesday, prompting Italian authorities to launch a homicide probe related to the unresolved disappearance of a teenager in the 1980s.
Rome, Oct 31 (IANS/AKI) A total of 1,987 migrants drowned while crossing the Mediterranean this year and over two-thirds died in waters between North Africa and Sicily despite a sharp fall in arrivals to Italy, the UN migration agency said.
Dubai, Oct 31 (IANS) An Indian man was rescued after nearly drowning at Dubai’s popular JBR beach, the media reported on Wednesday.
Damascus, Oct 31 (IANS) More than 1,500 bodies have been found in a mass grave in Syria’s Raqqa province, the former de facto capital of the Islamic State (IS), the media reported on Wednesday.
Jakarta, Oct 31 (IANS) Indonesian search and rescue teams on Wednesday were tracking an area of the Java Sea where a Lion Air plane crashed earlier this week with 189 people on board and where a part of the plane is likely to have been found.
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sentenced to life imprisonment 16 personnel of the Uttar Pradesh Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) for killing 42 people in the 1987 Hashimpura massacre in Meerut.
Los Angeles, Sep 8 : Actress Priyanka Chopra likes ‘Prick’ as a possible celebrity nickname for her fiance, singer-actor Nick Jonas and herself.
Bhubaneswar, Oct 30 (IANS) Congress leader Krushna Chandra Sagaria on Tuesday said he would resign from the membership of the Odisha Assembly for failing to ensure justice to a gangrape victim.