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Notre-Dame fire: Millions pledged to rebuild cathedral

Private donors have pledged hundreds of millions of euros to help rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris after it was devastated by fire. The French billionaire Bernard Arnault announced on Tuesday Details

U.S. count shows no Pakistan F-16s shot down in Indian battle: report

Pakistan’s F-16 combat jets have all been accounted for, U.S.-based Foreign Policy magazine said, citing U.S. officials, contradicting an Indian air force assessment that it had shot down one of Details

Who is Brenton Tarrant?

The Australian man allegedly responsible for livestreaming a massacre of Muslims as they prayed in New Zealand mosques was previously not known to security agencies in Australia or New Zealand, Details

At least 4 dead as pedestrian bridge collapses in Mumbai

Four people have been killed and dozens wounded when a pedestrian bridge collapsed near Mumbai's main train station, the latest accident to highlight creaking infrastructure in India's financial capital. The bridge, Details

Samjhauta Express train service restored

The Samjhauta Express also called the friendship train between India and Pakistan has resumed its service. It had stopped running due to recent violence over the Kashmir dispute between the two Details

No survivors among 157 on board

None of the 157 people on board an Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed on Sunday morning en route to Nairobi from Addis Ababa have survived, the airline said. The aircraft, a Details

At least 25 killed in road accident in southern Mexico

At least 25 Central American migrants were killed and 29 others injured after a truck overturned on a highway in the southern state of Chiapas in Mexico, said the state Details

Pakistan says it took control of 182 religious schools

Tensions are running high between India and Pakistan following a suicide attack on an Indian paramilitary convoy last month, which killed 42 soldiers in Indian-administered Kashmir. The suicide attack, the deadliest Details

Pakistan arrests scores in fresh crackdown on armed groups

Pakistani authorities say they have detained 44 members of various armed groups, including relatives of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar, the man at the centre of an ongoing crisis with Details

Hundreds in Syria’s Baghouz ‘surrender’ amid slowdown in fighting

Hundreds of people, including ISIL fighters, have surrendered to advancing Kurdish-led forces in eastern Syria and evacuated the last patch of territory held by the armed group, according to an Details

Pakistan continues partial opening of airspace amid India crisis

Pakistan has continued a limited opening of its airspace for commercial flights, after closing it earlier this week at the height of tensions with neighbouring India that saw both countries Details

Pakistan shoots down two Indian fighter jets: Military

Pakistan shot down two Indian air force fighter jets and launched air strikes at six targets in Indian-administered Kashmir, its military says, in a dramatic ratcheting up of tensions between Details

India is in safe hands: Narendra Modi’s first reaction on Pakistan strike

In his first public comments after the air strikes in Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said the country is in safe hands and that he will not let the Details

Pakistan court rejects bail for ex-PM Nawaz Sharif

A Pakistani court has rejected the bail plea on medical grounds of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is currently serving a seven-year jail term for corruption.  The Islamabad High Court Details

Turkish president Erdogan denounces Egypt’s Sisi over executions

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sharply criticised his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi after the recent execution of nine people in Egypt, saying he refused to talk to ‘someone like Details

At least 93 die from tainted liquor in India’s northeast

At least 93 people have died in northeastern India after drinking toxic bootleg liquor, according to local authorities. The victims were mostly tea plantation workers in the Golaghat and Jorhat districts Details

‘Trade and investment’ to top Saudi crown prince’s India visit

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, looking to boost ties with Asian allies, arrives in India on Tuesday for a two-day visit amid rising expectations of further investment deals following Details

Seven killed in Kashmir gun battle days after deadly attack

At least seven people, including two armed rebels and four Indian army soldiers, have been killed in an ongoing gun battle in India-administered Kashmir. The gun battle on Monday (Feb 18) Details

India warns Pakistan of ‘strong response’ to Kashmir attack

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised a "strong response" to a car bombing in Indian-administered Kashmir that killed at least 42 paramilitary personnel, with New Delhi calling for "the Details

Hacked Twitter accounts used to promote Saudi Arabia, leadership

Several verified Twitter accounts have been taken over by pro-Saudi operatives and some have been used to promote Saudi Arabia or its leadership, according to an academic who researches digital Details