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17 killed in Burkina Faso attack

Ouagadougou: Seventeen persons have been killed and eight wounded in a "terrorist attack" in the centre of the capital of Burkina Faso here, the government said. Witnesses were quoted as saying that three gunmen on Sunday opened fire on…

6.6-magnitude quake hits Indonesia

Jakarta: An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale hit Bengkulu province in Indonesia on Sunday, local meteorology and geophysics agency said. The quake with epicentre 71 km southwest North Bengkulu and depth at 10 km under seabed…

Two top Nikki Haley aides resign

Washington: Two top aides to Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, are quitting their positions, the media reported. Haley indicated on Twitter that the two aides, Communications Director Jonathan Wachtel and Chief of Staff Steven…

China quake toll reaches 20

Beijing: The death toll in an earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter scale that struck China's Sichuan province has gone up to 20 with 431 injured, authorities said on Thursday. Among the injured, 18 are in serious condition, according to…