KABUL, Jan 6 : At least 30 goldmine workers were killed in a landslide in Afghanistan’s northern Badakhshan province on Sunday, a police spokesman said.

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Jan 6: The Taliban will not attend planned peace talks with the United States in Saudi Arabia this month, and want to shift the venue to Qatar, Taliban officials said on Sunday, seeking to fend off Riyadh’s push to include the Afghan government in talks.

PARIS, Jan 6: Rioters in Paris torched motorbikes and set barricades ablaze on the upmarket Boulevard Saint Germain on Saturday, as protests against high living costs and the perceived indifference of President Emmanuel Macron turned violent on the fringes.

NEW DELHI, Jan 6: A rainy spell early on Sunday brought better air to residents of New Delhi, giving them a brief respite from thick grey smog that has shrouded the Indian capital for the last two months, although air quality continued to be “very poor”.

TORRANCE, Jan 6: Three men were fatally shot late Friday and four injured when a brawl at a popular Los Angeles-area bowling alley and karaoke bar erupted into gunfire that had terrified patrons, some children, running for their lives.

MANILA, Jan. 6: The death toll in a powerful storm that triggered landslides and flash flood in the Philippines has risen to 126; media reports said quoting the Philippine government agencies on Sunday.

LONDON, Jan 6 : British Prime Minister Theresa May might again push back a final vote in parliament on her Brexit deal, less than three months before the country is due to leave the European Union, a newspaper reported.

CALIFORNIA, Jan 5: A late-night fight at a California bowling alley turned deadly Friday night, killing three men and injuring four.

TIRIN KOT, AFGHANISTAN, Jan. 5 : At least 17 militants loyal to the Taliban group were killed following an Afghan forces operation in southern Uruzgan province, media reports said on Saturday quoting the Afghan Army.

MUMBAI, Jan 5: A special court in Mumbai declared Indian businessman Vijay Mallya a fugitive economic offender on Saturday, local media reported.