Kofi Annan, Former United Nations Secretary-General, Dead At 80

Kofi Annan, a former United Nations secretary-general, died at the age of 80 early Saturday at a hospital in Bern, Switzerland, following a short unspecified illness. The Kofi Annan Foundation confirmed the death of the Nobel Peace Prize laureate, who was…

Kerala floods: 324 dead, 58 NDRF teams on ground in biggest-ever operation

Kochi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Saturday conducted aerial survey of flood-hit Kerala where 324 people have died in last nine days. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced Rs 500 crore as immediate aid for Kerala, in addition to the…

Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary-General, dead at age 80

Annan, who was born in Ghana in 1938, served as the seventh UN Secretary-General, from 1997 to 2006, and was the first to rise from within the ranks of the United Nations staff. He had been a member of The…

More than 320 dead in India flood crisis

View photos Kerala has been battered by record monsoon rainfall this year More Pressure intensified Saturday to save thousands still trapped by devastating floods that have killed more than 300 in the Indian state of Kerala, triggering landslides and sending…

Devastating Floods In South India Leave Over 300 Dead, Thousands Displaced

It’s been two days since Valsamma Thampy last spoke to her mother-in-law, an 80-year-old woman who is trapped inside a house in southern India by heavy monsoon floods. Thampy, who lives in Mumbai, told HuffPost that by Wednesday night, the…

Kerala floods: More than 100 dead in Indian deluge

The death toll has steadily risen over the past week as rescue workers scramble to reach thousands of people stranded by floodwater. The army, navy and coast guard have been sent in to assist, and fisherman have been asked to…

Vajpayee, Who Turned India Into Nuclear-Armed Nation, Dead at 93

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The Latest: Afghan police say 2 shooters dead in Kabul siege

The Latest on developments in Afghanistan after a deadly suicide bombing in a Shiite area of Kabul (all times local): 5 p.m. Amnesty International says they suicide attack on Shiites in Kabul the day before that killed 34 students is…

Gunmen Besiege Kabul Compound as Afghans Mourn Shite Dead

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Gunmen Besiege Kabul Compound as Afghans Mourn Shite Dead  U.S. News & World Report Top Asian News 8:09 am GMT  Yahoo News Gunmen attack Afghan intelligence compound in Kabul, report says  Fox News Commentary: The new face of…

Gunmen besiege Kabul compound as Afghans mourn Shite dead

Relatives pray near to the dead bodies of civilians after Wednesday’s deadly suicide bombing that targeted a training class in a private building in the Shiite neighborhood of Dasht-i Barcha, in western Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Rahmat…