A police official says masked gunmen have stormed a university campus in Garissa Town in eastern Kenya.
An Airbus A320 has crashed in the southern French Alps, a security source has told AFP, adding that there were about 142 passengers and six crew on board.
Noted Kannada author Chidananda Murthy was dragged and detained by the Bengaluru police on Wednesday when he objected to the celebration of a poet's birth anniversary.
Tunisia's official news agency TAP says shots have been fired at the country's leading museum, adjacent to the national Parliament building.
The court has summoned the Prime Minister in connection with the allocation of a coal block to Hindalco in 2005.
Two Petroleum Ministry employees are among five persons arrested for allegedly leaking confidential government documents to private companies, Delhi Police said today.
Investigators launched a search on Wednesday of British banking giant HSBC's Geneva offices as part of a money laundering probe following allegations the bank helped clients evade millions of dollars in taxes, Swiss prosecutors said.
In a temporary relief to activist Teesta Setalvad, the Supreme Court has restrained the police from arresting her till tomorrow.
The atmosphere in Delhi, ahead of the 7-February polls, just got more intense with a group of former AAP activists who call themselves the AAP Volunteer Action Manch (AVAM) alleging that the party was indulging in money laundering.
Marten Pieters, the Vodafone India Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, will be stepping down from his post on 1 April, 2015 and will be succeeded by Sunil Sood, the current chief operating officer of the telecom major.
The troubles of ailing SpiceJet may finally be over . The airline’s co-founder Ajay Singh has singed an agreement with Sun Group Chairman Kalanithi Maran as well as KAL Airways, who control 53 percent stake in the airline to take over ownership and control of the low-cost carrier.
In a jolt to West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress, minister Manjul Krishna Thakur Thursday quit the ministry and joined the BJP.
An Egyptian court on Tuesday overturned a three-year prison sentence against ousted president Hosni Mubarak on corruption charges and ordered a retrial.
The People's Democratic Party (PDP) and BJP, which finished with the highest and second highest number of seats in the state elections, have been in talks to form an alliance but have failed to cement one so far.
Oil markets had slumped for a fourth straight session on Tuesday as mounting worries about the supply glut pressured crude prices, which have fallen almost 10 percent this week.
In a major decision on Wednesday, the Government of India has decided to do away with the law the criminalised an attempt to suicide.
Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes' passed away at the age of 25 after a devastating head injury.
A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests.
A BSF trooper, posted at Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's residence, on Monday accidentally opened fire, police said.
Suspended Trinamool Congress MP and Saradha scam accused Kunal Ghosh on Friday allegedly tried to commit suicide by taking sleeping pills inside the Alipore Central Jail, West Bengal Correctional Home Services Minister H A Swafi said.