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El Salvador approves law to prosecute civil war crimes, president to veto

El Salvador's civil war that pitted the former Farabundo Marti Front for National Liberation (FMLN) against the army lasted from 1980 to 1992 and left 75,000 dead as well

The Hindu 27 Feb 2020 10:46 am

Delhi violence: Bernie Sanders terms Trumps statement failure of leadership

Asked about incidents of violence during his India visit, the US president had said, As far as the individual attacks, I heard about it, but I didnt discuss that with him

The Hindu 27 Feb 2020 10:44 am

Sri Lanka notifies UN about rights resolution withdrawal

We are committed to achieving sustainable peace: Minister

The Hindu 26 Feb 2020 9:52 pm

U.S. NSA says Indians have friends in America and White House

Major American newspapers prominently reported about the visit.

The Hindu 26 Feb 2020 11:58 am

COVID-19: Iranian deputy health minister, lawmaker test positive

Worried that official numbers could underestimate the scale of Iran's outbreak, many Iranians took to social media to accuse authorities of concealing facts

The Hindu 26 Feb 2020 10:39 am

COVID-19: China reports 52 more deaths, lowest in 3 weeks

Italy, which has reported 10 deaths and more than 300 cases, has locked down 11 towns

The Hindu 26 Feb 2020 7:53 am

Morning digest: Shoot-at-sight orders issued after violence in Delhi; India, U.S. sign defence deals worth ove..

A select list of stories to read before you start your day

The Hindu 26 Feb 2020 7:50 am

Users would be willing to share their bank balance details with Facebook for $8.44 a month, finds study

The study is the first that attempts to quantify the value of online privacy and data.

The Hindu 26 Feb 2020 6:54 am

Swarm robots can help control self driving cars

The researchers at Northwestern University in the US, tested the algorithm in a simulation of 1,024 robots and on a swarm of 100 real robots in the laboratory.

The Hindu 25 Feb 2020 3:52 pm

Epidemic vs. pandemic? Glossary of terms for virus outbreak

Some of the terminology being used about the new virus

The Hindu 25 Feb 2020 8:52 am

COVID-19: South Korea reports 60 new cases, total 893

For the previous three days, KCDC had reported triple-digit increases each morning

The Hindu 25 Feb 2020 7:45 am

Watch Viral Chatsworth Gang Violence Video

A video of gang violence in the suburbs of Chatsworth, south of Durban is making its rounds on social media. Check it out IndianSpice .

Indian Spice 25 Feb 2020 4:47 am

Germanys AfD to return to Hamburg Parliament

The anti-immigrant party nonetheless suffered losses compared to the last State elections in 2015, when they picked up 6.1% of the vote.

The Hindu 24 Feb 2020 9:52 pm

Voting begins to find Jeremy Corbyn replacement

Keir Starmer is the frontrunner.

The Hindu 24 Feb 2020 9:45 pm

COVID-19: China postpones annual meeting of parliament

China's top legislative body has formally decided to postpone the annual meeting of parliament originally scheduled to start on March 5, state TV rep

The Hindu 24 Feb 2020 3:52 pm

Malaysia in turmoil as Anwar denounces bid to bring down government

Speculation is mounting that Mr. Anwar, who had been the presumptive successor to Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamed, and his lawmakers would be left out of any new coalitio

The Hindu 24 Feb 2020 10:58 am

U.S. presses Yemens Huthis to drop Bahai charges

Baha'is consider the Baha'u'llah, born in 1817 in Iran, to be a prophet, a sharp contrast from the orthodox Islamic view that Mohammed was God's final messenger.

The Hindu 24 Feb 2020 9:59 am

Donald Trump, seventh U.S. President to visit India

When Air Force One touches down Ahmedabad, he will become the fourth consecutive American president to visit India.

The Hindu 24 Feb 2020 1:02 am

9 dead in Turkey after quake near Iran border

More than 1,000 buildings collapse; 3 children among dead

The Hindu 23 Feb 2020 10:46 pm

In show of might, Sanders wins Nevada

His latest triumph, after Iowa & New Hampshire victories, makes it difficult for rivals to slow his march

The Hindu 23 Feb 2020 9:58 pm

CONVID-19 is communist Chinas biggest health emergency: Xi

It has the fastest transmission, widest range of infection and has been the most difficult to prevent and control, Mr. Xi said at a meeting

The Hindu 23 Feb 2020 5:52 pm

Berlin starts controversial rent freeze on 1.5 million homes

In addition there is an overall housing shortage in Berlin.

The Hindu 23 Feb 2020 5:34 pm

Japan minister apologises after woman who leaves ship tests positive for virus

Health Minister Katsunobu Kato told a news conference in Tokyo on Saturday evening that 23 people who had disembarked on Wednesday and Thursday had not undergone tests si

The Hindu 23 Feb 2020 10:01 am

Japan emperors 60th birthday overshadowed by virus fears

Sundays birthday is a special one for Naruhito, his first since becoming emperor. Sixty is considered a landmark age in the Japanese zodiac calendar.

The Hindu 23 Feb 2020 9:41 am

Look forward to being with my great friends in India: Trump

The Trump-Bahubali video, which ends with USA and India United, went viral after Trump retweeted it. In a few hours, it was seen by nearly 6 lakh people.

The Hindu 23 Feb 2020 7:56 am

Zeenat Aman Brings Kasturba Gandhi To Life

The last time Zeenat Aman performed on stage was in 2004. She characterized the role of Mrs Robinson, an older woman who sleeps with Benjam

Indian Spice 23 Feb 2020 6:20 am

How Bhagwan Rajneesh Turned Sannyasins Into Prostitutes

Bhagwan had the reputation of advocating frequent changes of sexual partners. His famous book From Sex to Superconsciousness was thought to

Indian Spice 23 Feb 2020 5:17 am

Priyanka Chopra To Essay Role As Maa Anand Sheela

Priyanka Chopra was last seen in 'The Sky is Pink.' is set to produce and star as Maa Anand Sheela, the movie titled 'Sheela' is based on A

Indian Spice 23 Feb 2020 5:16 am

Under pressure, Bloomberg says 3 women can be released from non-disclosure pacts

At the Las Vegas debate, Elizabeth Warren confronted Mr. Bloomberg about his company's record regarding claims of workplace discrimination and harassment.

The Hindu 22 Feb 2020 5:28 am

Bernie Sanders condemns any Russian influence in election

The Vermont senator issued a statement immediately after The Washington Post reported U.S. officials have told Mr. Sanders that Russia was trying to help his campaign

The Hindu 22 Feb 2020 5:18 am

Erdogan ramps up diplomatic pressure over Syria crisis

He calls for an end to Syrian govt. strikes on rebel-held Idlib

The Hindu 21 Feb 2020 9:56 pm

Iran Health Ministry confirms 13 more COVID-19 cases, two deaths

The total of cases in Iran now stands at 18, with four of those people having died

The Hindu 21 Feb 2020 4:52 pm

Trump adviser Roger Stone sentenced to 3 years and 4 months in prison for lying in Russia probe

In a stern lecture during a 2-1/2-hour sentencing hearing for the veteran Republican operative, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson also delivered an implicit rebuke t

The Hindu 21 Feb 2020 1:48 am

Majority of Indians have confidence in Donald Trumps handling of world affairs: Pew Research Center

The survey, conducted between June 24 and October 2, 2019, was based on 2,476 adult respondents, surveyed face to face.

The Hindu 20 Feb 2020 10:32 pm

South Korea, Iran report first virus deaths

China reports drop in new infections

The Hindu 20 Feb 2020 9:54 pm

Michael Bloomberg comes under attack at Democratic debate

The billionaire candidate was accused of trying to buy his way into White House

The Hindu 20 Feb 2020 9:44 pm

COVID-19: Japanese data on cruise ship infections backs quarantine strategy

Japan has been criticised for its handling of the quarantine, as more than 620 people on board have been infected with the virus and two elderly passengers have died

The Hindu 20 Feb 2020 7:54 pm

We are running against a billionaire': Democrats attack Bloomberg in U.S. presidential debate

The top six candidates competing for the Democratic nomination to take on U.S. President Donald Trump in November elections participated in the ninth presidential debate

The Hindu 20 Feb 2020 10:41 am

Eight people killed in shootings near Frankfurt, police giving chase

The motive for the shootings is still unclear.

The Hindu 20 Feb 2020 6:36 am

Russia, Turkey spar over Syria operation

Erdogan threatens to attack advancing Syrian troops; Kremlin warns against the worst scenario

The Hindu 19 Feb 2020 10:46 pm

Sri Lanka to withdraw from co-sponsoring UN Human Rights Council resolution on war crimes

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksas statement came days after the U.S. imposed travel restrictions on Army chief Lt. Gen. Shavendra Silva and his immediate famil

The Hindu 19 Feb 2020 4:58 pm

Germany to require social media sites to report hate speech

Jurists estimate the number of online hate speech cases in Germany each year to be in the six figures

The Hindu 19 Feb 2020 4:46 pm

Two small planes collide in Australia, killing 4 on board

Aerial images taken from local media showed debris from two small planes in grassy areas in Mangalore, north of Melbourne

The Hindu 19 Feb 2020 9:56 am

Facebook says 'deeply concerned' about Singapore's order to block page

The government had ordered Facebook this week to block the States Times Review's page in Singapore, saying the blog had repeatedly conveyed falsehoods. The States Times R

The Hindu 19 Feb 2020 9:49 am

COVID-19 | Quarantined cruise ship passengers start disembarking in Japan

The United States evacuated more than 300 nationals on Monday on two chartered flights

The Hindu 19 Feb 2020 8:43 am

COVID-19: death toll surges past 2,000 in China

Total number of confirmed cases in mainland China is 74,185

The Hindu 19 Feb 2020 6:54 am

Vladimir Putin sacks prominent Kremlin ideologue, Ukraine hardliner Vladislav Surkov

The decree was issued a week after the Kremlin said a senior Ukrainian-born Russian official, Dmitry Kozak, was now in charge of managing Moscow's relations with Ukraine,

The Hindu 19 Feb 2020 1:51 am

Michael Bloomberg qualifies for next Democratic debate, and rivals are getting ready

The debate on Wednesday will be the ninth in the contest for who will challenge Republican President Donald Trump in the Nov. 3 election

The Hindu 18 Feb 2020 10:19 pm

Death toll from toxic gas leak rises to 14 in Pakistan

The apparently odourless gas, which causes severe breathing problems, has sickened hundreds since the leak first struck in Karachis coastal neighborhood of Kamari on Sund

The Hindu 18 Feb 2020 10:17 pm

COVID-19 | WHO urges calm as China virus death toll nears 1,900

Chinese study of 72,000 patients reveals that 81% of them had only mild infections

The Hindu 18 Feb 2020 10:04 pm