Germany's Merkel suspends arms sales to Saudi Arabia (Lead) (21 minutes ago)
Berlin, Oct 22 (IANS) Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced the suspension of German arms sales to Saudi Arabia, saying they cannot be undertaken in the current circumstances, a reference to the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi who disappeared on October 2 and whom Riyadh has admitted died inside its consulate in Istanbul.
Trump repeats refusal to take in Honduran caravan migrants (06:24)
Tapachula (Mexico), Oct 22 (IANS) Hundreds of migrants remained at the Rodolfo Robles bridge crossing point over the Suchiate river on the Guatemalan border on Sunday, waiting to cross into Mexico to continue their journey to try and reach the US.
19 killed in bus collision in Pakistan (05:58)
Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) At least 19 people were killed and over 40 others injured in a head-on collision between two passenger buses in Pakistan's Punjab province on Sunday night, police and media said.
Zoo lioness kills father of her three cubs (05:52)
Indianapolis (US), Oct 22 (IANS) A lioness has killed the father of her three cubs in their pen at a zoo in the US.
Telugu fastest growing language in US (05:46)
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) Telugu is the fastest growing language in the US, says a study by an American think tank.
Erdogan, Trump agree on need to explain Khashoggi's death (04:30)
Ankara, Oct 22 (IANS) Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his US counterpart Donald Trump discussed on telephone on Sunday night the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and agreed that "all aspects of the case should be brought to light".
US general wounded in Afghan attack (04:22)
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) The US military has admitted that a US general was wounded in the attack in Afghanistan's Kandahar province last week which left four top provincial officials dead, according to American media reports.
Iran dismisses allegations of meddling in US election (02:02)
Tehran, Oct 22 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Ministry on Sunday denied allegations of interfering in the US mid-term Congressional elections.
UAE, US kick off two-week joint military exercise (01:52)
Dubai, Oct 22 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the US on Sunday kicked off a two-week military exercise, state news agency WAM reported.
Horror film 'Halloween' dominates North American box office (01:48)
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Universal and Blumhouse's horror film "Halloween" dominated North American box office in its opening weekend with an estimated $77.5 million, scoring the second biggest horror opening weekend of all-time.
Six shot in Florida, suspect on run (01:44)
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) Six people were shot, leaving three of them in critical condition, in Jacksonville in the US state of Florida, police said Sunday.
Germany suspends arms sales to Saudi Arabia (01:24)
Berlin, Oct 22 (IANS) Germany will not sell arms to Saudi Arabia while the case of the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi remains unclear, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday.
Turkey to reveal 'naked truth' of Saudi journalist's murder: President (01:00)
Istanbul, Oct 22 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that he will make statements about murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during his party's parliamentary group meeting on Tuesday.
Journalist's death a mistake: Saudi Arabia (00:02)
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) Saudi Arabia on Sunday described as "a mistake" the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in its Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, earlier this month.
Afghan election process officially ends, over 4 mn cast votes (23:32)
Kabul, Oct 21 (IANS) The President of Afghanistan on Sunday officially announced that voting in the Afghan parliamentary elections had closed, with initial data from the election commission estimating that over four million eligible voters exercised their democratic rights over the weekend.
22 dead as train derails in Taiwan (Lead) (22:36)
Taipei, Oct 21 (IANS) At least 22 people died and 171 other passengers were injured Sunday when a train derailed near the Taiwanese capital, the country's emergency services said.
Meghalaya looking at options for technology in food processing (21:48)
Paris, Oct 21 (IANS) Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma on Sunday said Meghalaya is looking at options for technology and machinery to build an efficient supply chain as well on development of product and branding to establish its unique identity.
India congratulates Afghan people for voting (20:44)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) India on Sunday congratulated the people of Afghanistan for exercising their democratic rights in that country's parliamentary elections in the face of terror threats.
7 civilians, three militants killed in J&K's Kulgam (Third Lead) (19:36)
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) At least seven civilians were killed in an explosion in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Sunday shortly after a gunfight had left three militants dead, officials said.
Ebola death toll rises to 200 in Congo (18:42)
Kinshasa, Oct 21 (IANS) The death toll in the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has risen to 200, the Health Ministry has said.
Maldives top court upholds presidential election result (18:14)
Male, Oct 21 (IANS) The top court in the Maldives on Sunday upheld the recent presidential election result, and dismissed a petition by the outgoing incumbent, who accused the electoral commission of vote-rigging.
Contribute to the motherland, Super 30 founder urges Indians abroad (18:14)
San Jose, Oct 21 (IANS) Super 30 founder Anand Kumar on Sunday urged Indians living abroad to come back and contribute to the "motherland" where there is a "huge craving for education".
17 killed, over 100 injured as train derails in Taiwan (18:00)
Taipei, Oct 21 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed and over 100 injured when a train derailed near the Taiwanese capital on Sunday, railway officials said.
Eating spinach, beetroot could help prevent vision loss (17:58)
Sydney, Oct 21 (IANS) Eating vegetable nitrates, found mainly in green leafy vegetables and beetroot, could prevent macular degeneration, a common cause of vision loss in people over age 50, new research has found.
Israel opens Gaza crossings after tension subsides (17:58)
Jerusalem, Oct 21 (IANS) Israel opened two crossings into the Gaza Strip on Sunday following a decrease in the amount of violence along the border, authorities said.