Russia, Ukraine swap prisoners in first sign of thawing relations since Moscow's annexation of the Crimea region in 2014. President of USA Donald Trump lauds both nations, tweeting that the move was "perhaps a first giant step to peace."
Todd Phillips’ dark comic book film Joker won the Golden Lion Award at the 76th Venice International Film Festival on Saturday and cemented its place as a legitimate contender for the rest of the awards season.
Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor starrer Saaho has set ablaze the global box office. The Sujeeth directorial has been doing an unprecedented business worldwide, and even its Hindi version has been performing well in its second week.
Up to 800,000 people were on Sunday expected to gather in the Madagascan capital Antananarivo to hear Pope Francis say mass on the second leg of his three-nation African tour.
US President Donald Trump on Saturday said he cancelled peace talks with Afghanistan's Taliban leaders after the insurgent group said it was behind an attack in Kabul that killed an American soldier and 11 other people.
Expressing concern over sluggish pace of growth in economy, increasing unemployment, poor investment, distressed farmers and crisis in banking sector, former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Saturday stressed the need for adopting 'a well-conceived strategy' to be a five trillion US dollar economy and added that democracy is not 'inimical to development' but 'increases' growth.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson received a fresh blow Saturday when senior minister Amber Rudd quit her work and pensions post in protest at his handling of the Brexit crisis.
Chandrayaan 2 mission is a "huge step forward for India" and it will continue to produce valuable data to fuel scientific advancements, the United States said today, a day after India's second moon mission hit a snag during a historic landing attempt.
Eminent lawyer and former union minister Ram Jethmalani died at the age of 95 on Sunday at his Delhi residence. The veteran lawyer was suffering from a prolonged illness and is survived by his son and a US-based daughter.