PTI, Monday, 22nd December 2014
Seoul : North Korea says President Barack Obama is "recklessly" spreading rumors of a Pyongyang-orchestrated cyberattack of Sony Pictures and warns of strikes against the White House, Pentagon and "the whole US mainland, that cesspool of terrorism."
Malaysia Airlines yesterday said it would retire flight code MH17 of the plane that was shot down over Ukraine as a mark of respect for the 298 people aboard, the second time the carrier has done so this year after the MH370 crash in March. ... Read More >>
Washington: Expressing concern over the security situation in Afghanistan, US President Barack Obama has approved broader role for his troops stationed in the war-torn country to help Afghan forces effectively carry out anti-terrorism operations. ... Read More >>
Beijing: A Tibetan town in southwest China's Shangri-la resort, famous for its ancient wooden structures and cultural relics, was today destroyed in a massive fire that gutted over 240 houses and forced the evacuation of 2,600 people. ... Read More >>