Danger of chemical attack in France: PM

Paris:┬áPrime Minister Manuel Valls on Thursday warned that France could face chemical or biological attack from terrorist groups. Valls made the announcement while addressing the French parliament ahead of a vote to extend by three months the state of emergency imposed after the bloody November 13 terror attacks in Paris, BBC reported. Meanwhile, Belgian police […]

Political, military leaderships need to talk regularly: Malik

Chandigarh:┬áBatting for regular discussions between political and military leadership in peace time, former Army Chief V P Malik, who was at the helm during Kargil war, said the country failed to achieve long term strategic advantages in the wars it won due to lack of such a discourse. Malik said it is too late if […]

Philippine police, protesters clash outside APEC summit

Manila:┬áRiot police fired water cannons at hundreds of protesters in the Philippine capital today in clashes close to a summit of Asia-Pacific leaders that included US President Barack Obama. With clenched fists in the air, the protesters chanted “Junk APEC”, referring to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation group of 21 economies whose leaders were meeting in […]

Wawrinka eliminates Ferrer from year-end tennis event

London:┬áSwiss star Stanislas Wawrinka cruised to a 7-5, 6-2 victory at the World Tour Finals over Spaniard David Ferrer, who was eliminated from tennis’ year-end tournament with the loss. The 33-year-old Ferrer, a finalist in this elite, eight-man event in 2007, came out strong in the beginning of the contest at the O2 arena here […]

Nicole Johnson, Michael Phelps going to be daddy

File photos showing Nicole Johnson, left, and Michael Phelps. Michael Phelps is going to be a daddy. The 18-time Olympic gold medalist announced Wednesday, nov. 18, 2015, on his Instagram and Twitter accounts that his fiancee Nicole Johnson is expecting their first child. In February, Phelps used the same platforms to reveal his engagement to […]

Obama joins G-20 summit clouded by Paris attacks

Antalya: US President Barack Obama landed in a heavily guarded Turkish resort on the Mediterranean today to join a summit clouded by the Paris assaults claimed by Islamic State jihadists. Air Force One landed at 7am (0500 GMT) at the airport of Antalya, a holiday destination bristling with 12,000 police and multiple security checkpoints to […]