London, July 28 : German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday rejected calls to change Germany's refugee policy despite the recent attacks involving asylum-seekers.
London, July 28 : Storing carbon dioxide (CO2) in reservoirs deep underground may be better for the climate than emitting the gas directly into the atmosphere as researchers have found that this process is much safer over long periods of time than previously thought.
London, July 28 : Astronomers have discovered a new type of exotic binary star system, in which a rapidly spinning white dwarf star is lashing the companion red dwarf star with high-energy particles, causing the entire system to pulse dramatically every 1.97 minutes with radiation ranging from the ultraviolet to radio.
London, July 28 : Expressing his willingness to pass the baton to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, U.S. President Barack Obama has said that he is more optimistic about the future of America than ever before.
London, July 28 : The Indonesian authorities have directed the spiritual advisers and families of inmates on death row to prepare for executions tonight as coffins were ferried to the prison island of Nusa Kambangan this morning.
London, July 27 : Russian president Vladimir Putin has declared that his country's track and field athletes are victims of 'discrimination', insisting that they will not accept the campaign to project the embattled country in bad light.
London, July 26 : British Prime Minister Theresa May met her Irish counterpart in London on Tuesday to discuss bilateral relations following the Brexit vote.
London, July 26 : French police on Tuesday said that a priest has been killed in the Normandy region of northern France after two men armed with knives took hostages in a church before being shot dead.
London, July 26 : E-commerce giant Amazon has announced that it will partner with the British government to run tests exploring the viability of delivery of small parcels by drones.
London, July 26 : Police are investigating the death of a British woman in Pakistan after her husband claimed she was the victim of an "honour" killing for marrying a man from outside the family, allegedly against her parents' wishes.
London, July 26 : A doctor was shot by a gunman before turning the gun on himself at a hospital in Berlin on Tuesday.
London, July 26 : People commit insurance fraud because they are unhappy about being rejected, a new study revealed.
London, July 26 : Solar Impulse 2, a solar-powered aeroplane completed the first, round-the-world flight after touching down in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.
London, July 26 : Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced a royal commission of inquiry after the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) aired a footage of teenagers being abused, teargassed, hooded and restrained for hours at Don Dale detention facility outside Darwin in the country's Northern Territory.
London, July 26 : Researchers studying virtual witch-hunts in digital space have found that non-anonymous online trolls are increasingly becoming the rule rather than the exception -- discarding the commonly-held belief that the supposed online anonymity decreases the inhibitions of trolls on the internet.
London, July 25 : Miles Donnelly (35), the accused of murdering Indian origin Usha Patel (44), a single mother, whom he met on an online dating site has been sentenced to life imprisonment.
London, JUly 25 : The Longitude Prize team is in India to encourage Indian researchers to compete in the prestigious 10 million pound Longitude Prize open to the world to find a way to conserve effective antibiotics for future generations.
New York, July 25 : Prince William told a curious 10-year-old at a sailing event that Prince George was far too spoilt for his third birthday as he received numerous gifts.
London, July 25 : Britain's Prince Harry has said he wishes he had spoken about the death of his mother, Princess Diana, earlier.
London, July 26 : The Longitude Prize team is in India to encourage Indian researchers to compete in the prestigious GBP10 million Longitude Prize open to the world, to find a way to conserve effective antibiotics for future generations.
London, July 25 : While it has long been known that in many parts of Africa, people and a species of wax-eating bird called the greater honeyguide work together to find wild bees' nests, new research has unraveled a novel dimension to this unique human-animal relationship.
London, July 25 : Researchers in Germany have discovered tools that were used for rope making about 40,000 years ago, the time when modern humans arrived in Europe.
New Delhi, July 25 : UK Minister for Asia Alok Sharma is on his first official visit to India, and will be holding talks with Indian government ministers, senior officials and business leaders in New Delhi and Mumbai, where he will make clear that Britain is open for business and that India and the UK share a dynamic future on the world stage.
London, July 24 : The authorities have charged two eight-year-old girls in Thailand for tearing down voter lists for the upcoming referendum in the country, where ruling junta is trying its best to hold onto power.
London, July 24 (ANI): With a motive to curb the spread of HIV and put a ban on LGBT sex, the Tanzanian government has banned the import and sale of sexual lubricants
London, July 23 (ANI): After declaring a three-month state of emergency in Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has in his first decree ordered the closure of more than 1,000 private schools and extended the period of detention without charge for criminal suspects.
London, July 23 : "Song of Lahore", a documentary by Oscar-winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Andy Schocken, which focuses on the music community of Lahore, won the Audience Choice Award at the Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival.
London, July 23 : Indian actress Sharmila Tagore and director Shekhar Kapur were honoured with the Icon Awards at Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival.
London, July 23 : More than 6,000 hate crimes have been reported to police in England, Wales and Northern Ireland in the wake of the referendum paving a way for the UK to exit the European Union, official figures have revealed.
London, July 23 : Passengers on Saturday were facing major delays at Dover, the nearest English port to France, due to increased French security checks.
London, July 23 : Former British Prime Minister David Cameron made a late appeal to German Chancellor Angela Merkel for limits on the free movement of people if the UK voted to 'Remain' in the European Union (EU), the BBC said on Saturday.
London, July 23 : The local authorities in Nice have refused a request by French anti-terror police to destroy CCTV images of Bastille Day attack last week in which a man drove a truck into a crowd, killing 84 persons.
London, July 22 : Britain has listed the Pakistan-based East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) as a terrorist organisation, a move likely to please China, which has demanded Western support for its fight against a group it says seeks to split off its western region of Xinjiang.
London, July 22 : British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has urged allies fighting the Islamic State (IS) to do more to gather evidence of war crimes by the group.
London, July 22 : French President Francois Hollande on Friday said he respects Britain's decision to leave the EU and urged the country to begin Brexit negotiations as soon as possible.
London, Jul 21 : Pokemon GO fans, if you care more about Pikachus than your non-gamer partner, then there is a dating service that will help you catch true love.
London, July 21 : While the Pokemon Go mania continues to sweep the world at a mildly terrifying pace, its developer has revealed that his "personal fantasy" is to see "Westeros mapped out on Earth".
London, July 21 : When it comes to rating one's own abilities, you are strongly influenced by the performance of others, a study has found.
London, July 21 : Using new methodology, researchers have developed a camera that can capture facial expressions -- a key component of visual effects for movies and computer games -- with the robustness of traditional multi-view methods.
London, July 21 : Rohit Khandelwal from Hyderabad has become the first Indian to win the coveted title of Mr. World at the grand finale of the 2016 competition in Britain, defeating 47 participants from around the world. He says he is immensely proud and ecstatic.
London, July 21 (ANI): British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that the United Kingdom will not begin official negotiations on leaving the European Union this year and her decision has been backed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
London, July 21 (ANI): British lawyer and Network of Sikh Organisations (NSO) Deputy Director Jas Uppal has been a leading campaigner in the case of missing Indian national Hamid Nehal Ansari, who has been unlawfully detained by Pakistani authorities.
London, July 21 : Why do people help those in distress or the needy when there is no direct benefit involved? Why do some people not like bribing or cheating the system? The answer may not lie in genes but elsewhere.
London, July 20 : British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday attended the Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons -- her first since she assumed office last week.
New Delhi, July 20 : Alok Sharma, Member of Parliament for Reading West, has been appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office with responsibility for Asia and the Pacific.
London, July 20 : British Prime Minister Theresa May will on Wednesday inform German Chancellor Angela Merkel that she needs time to prepare for Brexit, as the former heads to Berlin for private talks with the latter.
London, July 20 : British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday said the UK will not take up its six-month presidency of the European Council in 2017.
London, July 20 : Last month was the hottest June ever recorded worldwide, and the 14th straight month that global heat records were broken, scientists say.
London, July 20 : Labour lawmaker Angela Eagle announced on Tuesday that she was dropping out of the race against Jeremy Corbyn for leadership of Britain's main opposition party.
London, July 19 : Indian-origin MP Alok Sharma has been appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office with responsibility for Asia and the Pacific in Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet.
London, July 19 : An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted the town of Coquimbo in Chile on Tuesday morning.
London, June 19 : United Nations Climate Change envoy Mary Robinson has strongly voiced her concern over the United Kingdom and Germany not abiding by the Paris Climate deal.
London, July 19 : Theresa May is set to hold her first face-to-face meetings with European leaders as British Prime Minister when she travels to Berlin and Paris later this week.
London, July 19 : British MPs have backed the renewal of the UK's Trident nuclear weapons system, a move backed by newly appointed Prime Minister Theresa May.
London, July 18 : Britain's MPs are set to decide on whether to renew the country's Trident nuclear weapons programme in a House of Commons vote on Monday, a move backed by newly appointed Prime Minister Theresa May.
Islamabad, July 18 : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif who returned to the country from London on July 7, on Monday failed to reach Islamabad due to health problems.
London, July 18 : Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has confirmed that former prime minister Kevin Rudd has put his name forward for the post of UN secretary general.
London, July 18 : The world's six wealthiest countries host less than 9 per cent of the world's refugees, a new report issued on Monday said.
London, July 18 : First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon on Sunday said that she would consider a second referendum on Scottish independence in the first half of next year if British government started the formal process of leaving the European Union without Scotland's position being safeguarded.
London, July 17 : The authorities on Sunday removed dozens of Vietnamese, who gathered for an anti-China protest in central Hanoi as they tried to rally support for an international tribunal's ruling rejecting Beijing's claims in the South China Sea.