LUCKNOW, India, July 1:  Torrential rains triggered heavy floods and landslides that poured down hills in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, killing at least nine people by Friday and destroying dozens of homes, officials said.

Bomb blast kills woman, injures children in Bahrain

Published On: July 1, 2016 02:32 PM NPT By: Associated Press

DUBAI, (United Arab Emirates), July 1: Police in Bahrain say a woman has been killed in an explosion south of the capital, Manama.

Hindu temple worker hacked to death in Bangladesh

Published On: July 1, 2016 11:00 AM NPT By: Associated Press

DHAKA, Bangladesh, July 1:  Police say a Hindu temple worker has been hacked to death in southwest Bangladesh in the latest attack blamed on radical Islamists.

Ex-London mayor upends race for UK prime minister by quitting

Published On: July 1, 2016 01:10 AM NPT By: Reuters

LONDON, July 1: Former London mayor Boris Johnson, runaway bookmakers' favorite to become Britain's prime minister, abruptly pulled out of the race on Thursday in a shock announcement less than a week after leading the campaign to pull the country out of the EU.

CIA chief warns of Istanbul-type attack in the US

Published On: June 30, 2016 07:17 PM NPT By: Associated Press

WASHINGTON, June 30: The Islamic State terror group may carry out large-scale attacks in the US similar to the one in Istanbul, CIA Director John Brennan has warned.

Man ties the knot with smartphone in Las Vegas

Published On: June 30, 2016 05:06 PM NPT By: PTI

LOS ANGELES, June 30: A man in the US has taken his love for smartphones to a whole new level - by marrying it in a Las Vegas ceremony, media reports said.

UN says Iraqi children 'relentlessly targeted' in war

Published On: June 30, 2016 03:26 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BAGHDAD, June 30: The U.N. children's fund warned on Thursday that 3.6 million Iraqi children are at "serious risk" of death, injury, sexual violence, abduction and recruitment into armed groups, and has called on warring parties in Iraq to protect their rights.

Suicide bomb attack kills 30 Afghan trainee police

Published On: June 30, 2016 02:56 PM NPT By: Associated Press

KABUL, (Afghanistan), June 30: An Afghan official says that a suicide bomber has attacked bus carrying trainee policemen, killing 30.

Fire in residential building kills 8 in India

Published On: June 30, 2016 10:42 AM NPT By: Associated Press

NEW DELHI, June 30: Police say a fire in a pharmacy engulfed residential quarters of a Mumbai suburban building, killing eight people.

ISTANBUL, June 29: Suicide attackers armed with guns and bombs killed 41 people and wounded scores of others at Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport in an attack the government blamed on Islamic State extremists.