BEIRUT, Lebanon, 25 May 2015
Islamic State fighters have killed at least 400 people, including women and children, in Palmyra since capturing the ancient Syrian city four days ago, Syrian state media said on Sunday.
ON THE WEB, 25 May 2015
Thousands of villagers have returned to their homes in quake-hit Nepal's mountainous northwest after a river which was dammed by a landslide began flowing normally again, a local official said on Monday.
PARIS, France, 24 May 2015
Thousands of people hit the streets in cities across the world Saturday to protest against the American biotechnology giant Monsanto and its genetically modified crops and pesticides.
ON THE WEB, 22 May 2015
China declared victory on Friday over an encounter with a US surveillance aircraft overflying the contested South China Sea, saying its military "drove away" the intruder with radio warnings.
Seven reasons why Dalai Lama should not visit China
By Vijay Kranti
Knowing Tibet’s place in China’s geo-political aspirations and the significance of the present Dalai Lama in its future game, this probable event holds the potential of changing the geo-political discourse of Asia.