Search on for man who threatened to shoot Trump (2 minutes ago)
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) Law enforcement authorities have launched a search operation for a man who's suspected of threatening to shoot US President Donald Trump, a media report said.
Open office seating more healthy than private set-ups: Study (2 minutes ago)
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) American researchers have found workers in open office seating experience less daytime stress and greater activity levels compared to workers in private offices and cubicles.
US charges 2 people acting as agents for Iran (4 minutes ago)
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) The US has charged two people acting as agents for the Iranian government, according to an official statement.
Venezuelans flee to Brazil amid economic uncertainty (20 minutes ago)
Brasilia, Aug 21 (IANS) The number of Venezuelans trying to flee a national economic collapse and migrating to Brazil is rising, an official has said.
2 Soldiers, 5 civilians killed in Rio army raid (08:42)
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 21 (IANS) Two soldiers and five civilians have been killed in a military raid here in Brazil.
Trump 'most likely' to meet Kim again (08:22)
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has said it is "most likely" he will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un again following their historic summit in June, according to a news report.
Chinese shares open higher (08:04)
Beijing, Aug 21 (IANS) Chinese stocks opened higher on Tuesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.07 per cent to open at 2,700.34 points.
Tokyo stocks open lower (07:58)
Tokyo, Aug 21 (IANS) Tokyo stocks opened lower on Tuesday as interest rate hikes by the US Federal Reserve sent the yen higher against the US dollar which negatively impacted exporter issues and dented market sentiment.
Three injured in London tube station shooting (Lead) (07:54)
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Three persons have been injured in a shooting incident outside an underground station in London, the police said.
Australian PM Turnbull survives leadership challenge (07:44)
Canberra, Aug 21 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has survived a challenge to his leadership by a senior government colleague.
Trump vows 'no concessions' to Turkey over US pastor (07:26)
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has insisted he will not back down in a standoff with Turkey over a detained US pastor.
US man charged with killing pregnant wife and girls (07:18)
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) A man in the US state of Colorado has been charged with the deaths of his pregnant wife and their daughters last week.
US dollar weakens against main currencies (05:48)
New York, Aug 21 (IANS) The US dollar declined 0.3 per cent as expected trade talks between the US and China eased market concerns.
Three injured in London tube station shooting (04:32)
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Three persons were injured on Monday night in a shooting outside an underground station in London, the police said.
UN to hold events to commemorate Kofi Annan (03:24)
United Nations, Aug 21 (IANS) The United Nations will hold events to pay tribute to former Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who died last Saturday at the age of 80.
US stocks trade mixed after two strong sessions (01:02)
New York, Aug 21 (IANS) US stocks traded mixed on Monday with the Nasdaq retreating modestly after two strong previous trading sessions.
India, Australia ties rests on economic, geopolitical congruence: Report (23:32)
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Australia's long-term economic strategy for India is one of the three pillars on which the bilateral relationship should rest, the other two being geopolitical congruence and people to people contacts, former Australian High Commissioner to India Peter Varghese said on Monday.
High bad cholesterol ups death risk even for healthy: Study (19:08)
New York, Aug 20 (IANS) People who are young and healthy may still be vulnerable to the risk of premature death from cardiovascular disease if they have higher levels of bad cholesterol, according to a new research.
Eat strawberries, improve gut health (18:28)
New York, Aug 20 (IANS) Eating strawberries at a dose equivalent to as low as three quarters of a cup may reduce colonic inflammation and improve gut health, a study has found.
Modi for 'constructive engagement', Pakistan says no dialogue on table (Lead) (17:36)
New Delhi/Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to his new Pakistan counterpart Imran Khan that India desires "constructive engagement" with Islamabad but Pakistan quickly clarified that there was no offer of a bilateral dialogue.
Ola enters UK, rides in South Wales (17:32)
Bengaluru, Aug 20 (IANS) Indian ride-sharing major Ola on Monday forayed into the UK market by launching its services in South Wales, the company said in a statement.
Abuse victims' outcry more powerful: Pope Francis (17:14)
Vatican City, Aug 20 (IANS) Pope Francis on Monday released a letter addressing recent revelations of a decades-long clerical sexual abuse scandal in the US, in which he said that the outcry of victims was more powerful than all the measures meant to silence them.
Milk at breakfast can help manage diabetes risk (17:14)
Toronto, Aug 20 (IANS) If you are diabetic, then consuming milk at breakfast can help lower blood glucose level throughout the day, suggests a study.
Turkish lira depreciates after credit rating downgrade (17:00)
Ankara, Aug 20 (IANS) The Turkish lira on Monday continued the bearish path of recent days, following last week's announcement by the credit rating agencies Moody's and Standard & Poor's (S&P) that they had downgraded Turkey's sovereign credit rating.
Australia urged to free children from forced detention (16:48)
Canberra, Aug 20 (IANS) Australian advocates and politicians are campaigning to free 119 children from forced detention on a Pacific Island, amid warnings that the health of several young refugees is quickly deteriorating.