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Accused Russian spy pleads guilty in US federal court

Washington |Friday, 2018 2:15:05 AM IST

Russian citizen Maria Butina pleaded guilty in a US federal court here on Thursday to an espionage charge that carries a potential sentence of five years in prison.

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Vulnerable nations want talks to end with ambitious climate actions

Katowice (Poland) |Friday, 2018 2:15:14 AM IST

The Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) on Thursday highlighted the outcome of its recent Virtual Summit and the Jumemej Declaration which calls on the ongoing UN climate summit named COP24 to take key dec

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Pope removes 2 scandal struck cardinals from advisory council

Vatican City |Thursday, 2018 10:15:04 AM IST

Pope Francis has removed two cardinals from his small council of advisors who were the subject of allegations relating to sexual abuse or covering it up, the Vatican said in a statement.

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Mauritius to organise 'Gita Mahotsav' in 2019

Kurukshetra (Haryana) |Thursday, 2018 10:45:05 PM IST

Mauritius will organise a 'Gita Mahotsav' in February 2019, the country's acting President, Paramasivum Pillay Vyapoory, said on Thursday.

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Korean soldiers cross DMZ first time since division

Seoul |Thursday, 2018 12:45:05 PM IST

North and South Korean soldiers have made several friendly crossings along the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) into each other's territory for the first time since the countries were divided, Seoul's Defence

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4-year-old gets trapped in washing machine, dies

Dubai |Thursday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST

A four-year-old boy drowned after he got trapped in a washing machine filled with hot water at his home in Ajman, the police said.

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7 killed in Turkey train accident

Ankara |Thursday, 2018 1:15:05 PM IST

At least seven people were killed and 43 others injured on Thursday when a high-speed train collided with a locomotive in Turkey's capital city of Ankara.

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Famous Brazilian spiritual healer accused of sexual abuse

Brasilia |Thursday, 2018 1:45:05 PM IST

More than 200 women have accused Brazils most famous medium and spiritual healer of sexual abuse.

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New EU initiative for net zero emission

Katowice (Poland) |Thursday, 2018 1:45:05 PM IST

A new initiative, comprising 45 European non-state actors and named Step Up Now, on Thursday set a joint vision for creating a new economy and society that will work quickly and substantially to build

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May to join EU summit after surviving no-confidence vote (Second Lead)

London |Thursday, 2018 5:45:04 PM IST

UK Prime Minister Theresa May was on Thursday heading to Brussels for an EU summit after surviving a vote of no confidence triggered by members of her own ruling Conservative Party over her handling o

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Second Canadian may have been detained in China (Lead)

Ottawa/Beijing |Thursday, 2018 2:45:05 PM IST

A second Canadian may have been detained in China in a potential act of retribution that threatens to intensify the diplomatic row between Washington, Beijing and Ottawa following the arrest of Huawei

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Second Canadian may have been detained in China: CNN

Ottawa |Thursday, 2018 12:15:04 PM IST

A second Canadian may have been detained in China in a potential act of retribution that threatens to escalate the diplomatic dispute between Washington, Beijing and Ottawa following the arrest of Hua

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