Islamabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Two children - a five-year-old boy and his 12-year-old sister - were killed in Pakistan's northwest tribal region when a bomb they had found exploded, a media report said.
Islamabad, Feb 23 (IANS) At least 19 people were killed when a bus carrying wedding guests plunged into a river near Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar, a media report said. The bus, carrying around 45 people, fell into the river along the Charsadda road in Budhi area, Xinhua reported. The dead include women and children
Rihanna and Kate Moss appear naked in provocative poses on the dual covers of the new issue of V Magazine. As John Basedow reports, the pop star and supermodel stripped for the kinky S&M-themed photo shoot that's already got the media talking and set Twitter ablaze with tweets about the combined hotness of the bad girls of music and fashion
Candidates in Italy's parliamentary elections hold their final rallies before the February 24-25 vote. Silvio Berlusconi's rebound and the rise of a comedian have thrown the election wide open. Analysts are questioning whether the poll will produce the strong government, with a mandate for reform, that the country needs. Joanna Partridge reports
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) France has condemned "in the strongest terms" the twin bombing in Hyderabad and said India can count on Paris's "steadfast support and cooperation" in the fight against terrorism.
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday sought a report from district magistrate of Odisha's Sundargarh over the reported starvation death of an elderly man there in 2012. A notice has been issued to the Sundargarh district magistrate seeking a report within four weeks. The incident was reported in 2012.
Film: Kai Po Che; Starring: Sushant Singh Rajput, Raj Kumar Yadav, Amit Sadh, Amrita Puri; Directed by by Abhishek Kapoor; Rating: **** It really can't get any better than this, can it? The year has just begun and we have one of the finest, most vibrant and fulfilling coming-of-age films in living memory.
Italian media are reporting a gay sex scandal inside the Vatican led to Pope Benedict's unexpected resignation
Gaya/Patna, Feb 22 (ANI): Eight persons, including six policemen, lost their lives in a landmine blast triggered by the Maoists near a culvert at Majhaulia village in Bihar's Gaya District on Friday. The incident took place at Roshanganj in Sherghati sub-division, on the Bihar-Jharkhand border.
Workers from Spanish airline Iberia held the fifth day of protests over job cuts at Madrid's Barajas airport. Iberia and labour unions have agreed to the government's call to bring in an independent mediator to facilitate talks. Hayley Platt reports