SRINAGAR, May 26: Indian security forces have killed six militants in Kashmir in the past 24 hours while militants shot dead a female TV performer and a police officer, officials said on Thursday, following the conviction of the region's best-known separatist.

Ukraine and Russia: What you need to know right now

Published On: May 26, 2022 06:54 AM NPT By: Reuters

May 26: Russia launched a fresh assault on Ukrainian-held twin cities in the battlefield Donbas region, threatening to close off the last main escape route for civilians trapped in the path of the advance. read more

Gunman kills 19 children in Texas school rampage

Published On: May 25, 2022 10:01 AM NPT By: Associated Press

UVALDE, Texas, May 25: An 18-year-old gunman opened fire Tuesday at a Texas elementary school, killing at least 19 children as he went from classroom to classroom, officials said, in the deadliest school shooting in nearly a decade and the latest gruesome moment for a country scarred by a string of massacres. The attacker was killed by law enforcement.

KYIV, Ukraine, May 24: Workers digging through the rubble of an apartment building in Mariupol found 200 bodies in the basement, Ukrainian authorities said Tuesday, as more horrors come to light in the ruined city that has seen some of the worst suffering of the 3-month-old war.

Russian rouble leaps to near 7-year high vs euro

Published On: May 24, 2022 07:10 AM NPT By: Reuters

May 24: The Russian rouble firmed more than 6% against the euro on Monday to a near seven-year high, boosted by capital controls, strong oil prices and an upcoming month-end tax period.

KYIV, Ukraine, May 23: Russia pressed its offensive in eastern Ukraine on Sunday as Poland’s president traveled to Kyiv to support the country’s European Union aspirations, becoming the first foreign leader to address the Ukrainian parliament since the start of the war.

Storm claims 33 lives in India's eastern state Bihar

Published On: May 22, 2022 05:40 PM NPT By: Republica

NEW DELHI, May 22: A storm ravaged India's eastern state of Bihar on Thursday, killing at least 33 people, local media reported Saturday citing the state's Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

KYIV/OSLO, May 22: Ukraine ruled out a ceasefire or concessions to Moscow on Saturday as Russia intensified an offensive in the eastern Donbas region and stopped providing gas to Finland.

LONDON, May 21: The World Health Organization was holding an emergency meeting on Friday to discuss the recent outbreak of monkeypox, a viral infection more common to west and central Africa, after over 100 cases were confirmed or suspected in Europe.

Russia claims to have taken full control of Mariupol

Published On: May 21, 2022 06:35 AM NPT By: Associated Press

POKROVSK, Ukraine, May 21: Russia claimed to have captured Mariupol on Friday in what would be its biggest victory yet in its war with Ukraine, after a nearly three-month siege that reduced much of the strategic port city to a smoking ruin, with over 20,000 civilians feared dead.