TOKYO: Sakari Momoi, who was recognised as the world's oldest man and credited healthy eating and getting plenty of sleep for his longevity, has died at the age of 112, Japanese media said on Tuesday.
NEW DELHI: India's top court ruled Monday that an unwed mother could be the sole legal guardian of her child without naming the father or getting his consent, a verdict hailed by activists.
BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin and other leaders will discuss the threat the Islamic State group poses in Afghanistan at a Eurasian security summit in Russia this week, a Chinese official said…
ANKARA: A Turkish man heaved a sigh after proving he is alive after he was mistakenly listed as dead by Turkey’s main social security service provider.
KARACHI: Users of social media website Twitter in the United States started a trend named "Pearl Harbor" as the side demolished Japan in the Women's World Cup final.
ATHENS: Having squarely rejected the terms of new financial aid for their cash-strapped country, Greece wakes up to an uncertain future on Monday.
BAGHDAD: Islamic State suicide bombers and fighters attacked the center of Iraq's northern oil refinery town of Baiji overnight, forcing the army and Shiia fighters to pull back, military sources and the local mayor said on Sunday.
ATHENS: In a historic, rushed referendum on Sunday that looks too close to call, indebted Greece is voting whether to accept worsening austerity or back the government's rejection, in a gamble that could see it crash out of the euro.
BEIJING: Eleven people died after a shoe factory collapsed in eastern China, state media reported Sunday, with more than 40 escaping on their own or being rescued.
LONDON: A Muslim mayor of London would send a message to all “the haters in Iraq and in Syria” that the city is a beacon of tolerance and respect, Sadiq Khan, one of Labour candidates for the job, has said.