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Malaysia: Disaster-tainted Malaysia Airlines has changed the name of a ticket-sale promotion that invoked an “inappropriate” death reference by asking travellers which places were on their “bucket list”. The airline, which has been devastated by the loss of 537 people in two air tragedies...

Authorities in Kazakhstan are on high alert after a container holding the highly radioactive and dangerous substance caesium-137 disappeared in the west of the country, local police have said. A police spokesman for the Mangistau region said on Tuesday that the material – used for medical purposes and also a by-product of nuclear explosions and reactors – appeared...

Srinagar (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has said that the APHC is going to hold a detailed discussion on a recent proposal put forth by the veteran Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani, to carry forward the liberation movement in a more united and coordinated manner. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a media interview in...

On Wednesday, a top Russian defence official said Moscow would adopt a new military doctrine over NATO’s expansion and the alliance’s plans to establish the rapid-response force in the wake of the rebellion in Ukraine’s east.   Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said in separate comments on Tuesday that Russia’s armed forces would be given...

US President Barack Obama has expressed hope for a reported ceasefire between Ukraine and Russia over the rebellion in eastern Ukraine during a visit to Estonia. Obama is in Tallinn, the capital, on a visit apparently aimed at showing Washington’s solidarity with the three Baltic states, one day before a NATO summit in Wales, where Russia’s involvement in Ukraine...

CAIRO: Eleven Egyptian policemen were killed when a roadside bomb blast struck their armoured vehicle in the restive Sinai Peninsula on Tuesday, security...

UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has expressd alarm over Israel’s Sunday announcement to declare as so-called “state land” nearly...

UNITED NATIONS: All the Philippine peacekeepers trapped by Islamist militants on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights have been moved to a secure place,...

DUBAI: Advances by militants in Syria and Iraq, and US calls for a coalition against them have made Gulf monarchies set aside disputes over Qatar’s...

KABUL: A van slammed into a fuel tanker in western Afghanistan on Sunday, killing 23 people in the latest horrific accident in a country with poorly maintained...

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