Mar 3, 2016

Global media react to prospects of Trump presidency

Following Donald Trump’s breathtaking string of Super Tuesday victories, politicians, editorial writers and ordinary people worldwide were coming to grips Wednesday with the growing possibility the brash New York billionaire might become America’s next president — a thought that aroused widespread befuddlement and a ...

Feb 28, 2016

Indian man kills 14 family members with knife, then commits suicide

A 35-year-old man killed 14 members of his family, including six children, with a butcher’s knife before committing suicide in India, with police baffled Sunday about a motive for the attack. The grisly murders occurred after Hasnin Anwar Warekar and his extended family gathered ...

Mumbai sets no-selfie zones as deaths linked to selfies rise

Feb 26, 2016

Mumbai sets no-selfie zones as deaths linked to selfies rise

Look around in any major Indian city, and you will find someone with an arm outstretched, mobile phone in hand, smiling widely and clicking away. Even Prime Minister Narendra Modi has embraced the medium, posting pictures online he’s snapped with various world leaders. But ...

Feb 26, 2016

India near inducting its first nuclear-armed submarine

India is close to becoming the world’s sixth country to put a nuclear-armed attack submarine into operation, a move that would give it a leg up on neighboring Pakistan and intensify a race for more underwater weapons in Asia. The 6,000-ton Arihant, developed over ...

New Delhi water crunch laid to violent north India protests

Feb 22, 2016

New Delhi water crunch laid to violent north India protests

Authorities in India’s capital have closed schools and taken other measures to combat water supply problems caused by violent protests in a neighboring state that have left at least 12 people dead. Thousands of members of an underprivileged community who are protesting to demand ...

Four dead in protests for caste benefits in northern India

Feb 20, 2016

Four dead in protests for caste benefits in northern India

Hundreds of army and paramilitary soldiers on Saturday tried to quell protests by angry mobs demanding government benefits in a northern Indian state, with at least four people killed in clashes between security forces and protesters, officials said. The violence raged for a second ...