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  • Photo of the day: Sonam Kapoor wows in Giorgio Armani as she sits in front row of the designer's show 2 days ago

    Sonam Kapoor was among the front row guests at Giorgio Armani's fashion show at the ongoing Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week. She wore a striking dress by the designer that featured a plunging neckline and tulip hem. She looked pretty as she teamed it with matching...
  • 'Yesterday Charlie Hebdo, tomorrow Dinamalar', reads a threat letter for the Tamil newspaper 2 days ago

    Chennai: Weeks after 14 people died in an attack at satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo's office in Paris, a threat letter for a similar attack has been received in Tamil Nadu. The letter has been received by reputed Tamil newspaper Dinamalar which reads, "Yesterday Charlie Hebdo, tomorrow Dinamalar." The letter mentions...
  • No trouble in Clooney and Alamuddin's paradise 1 week ago

    Los Angeles: Hollywood actor George Clooney and British human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin are not getting divorced as being rumoured, says the couple's representative. Representative Stan Rosenfield shunned the speculations with RumorFix by calling the news fabricated, reports aceshowbiz.com. "This story is totally made up in order to sell their magazines," he...
  • Man who saved lives at Paris grocery gets French citizenship January 21, 2015

    Paris: French authorities on Tuesday honored a Mali-born employee who saved lives at the kosher supermarket attacked by terrorists as a hero and granted him French citizenship. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve praised Muslim Lassana Bathily, 24, for his "courage" and "heroism" during a ceremony in the presence of Prime Minister Manuel...
  • Pakistan rightwing group to unite 1 million people against Hebdo cartoons January 17, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan's far-right Jamaat-e-Islami has said it will bring together a million people on Friday to protest against a French satirical weekly, even as an uneasy calm prevailed here a day after four persons were injured in violent protests over a cartoon considered un-Islamic. At least four people, including a...
  • Paris gunman arrested, hostages freed January 16, 2015

    Paris: The gunman who had taken two persons as hostage at a post office near Paris on Friday has been arrested. The hostages have also been freed, police said. The hostages were taken at a post office in Colombes, a northwest suburb of Paris, reports said. The accused was armed and had...
  • Two persons taken hostage by an armed gunman in a post office near Paris January 16, 2015

    Paris: Two people have been taken hostage at a post office near Paris, according to reports. The reports said the accused is armed and has two hostages. He has contacted the security forces but has not clarified his demands. The incident has taken place at a post office in Colombes, a...
  • Long queues in UK for 'Charlie Hebdo' survivors' edition January 16, 2015

    London: Hundreds of people queued up for hours across Britain to get their hands on the survivors' edition of the French satirical magazine 'Charlie Hebdo' as it hit the stands in the country on Friday. More than 2,000 copies are believed to have been made available in the UK, a sizable...
  • Three people taken hostage by an armed gunman in a post office in Colombes near Paris January 16, 2015

    Paris: At least three people have been taken hostage at a post office near Paris, according to reports. The three people have been taken hostage by an unknown gunman at a post office in Colombes, a northwest suburb of Paris, French media reported. Other reports said there are two hostages. The gunman...
  • Pope advocates limits to free speech, Rushdie freedom of speech January 16, 2015

    A debate on Charlie Hebdo terror attack saw new speakers after the Pope said no one should make fun of faith & free speech has its limits while author Salman Rushdie said freedom of speech is absolute. ...
  • Paris station evacuated over terror threat, at least 12 with suspected Islamic State links arrested January 16, 2015

    Paris: French and German authorities arrested at least 12 people on Friday suspected of links to the Islamic State group and a Paris train station was evacuated, with Europe on alert for new potential terrorist attacks. The police raids came the morning after Belgian authorities moved swiftly to pre-empt what they...
  • Al Qaeda claims credit for attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, derides Paris unity march January 15, 2015

    Paris: Globally banned terror group Al Qaeda in Yemen has claimed responsibility for the attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, saying it was ordered by the Islamist terror group's leadership for insults to the Prophet Mohammad, according to a video posted on YouTube. Gunmen killed 17 people in three...
  • Charlie Hebdo 'All is Forgiven' edition sells out in minutes January 14, 2015

    Paris: The first edition of Charlie Hebdo after an attack by Islamist gunmen sold out within minutes on Wednesday, featuring a cartoon of a tearful Prophet Mohammad on a cover that defenders called a moving work of art but critics saw as a new provocation. French readers queued up at dawn...
  • Charlie Hebdo issues offered on eBay for thousands of euros January 14, 2015

    Paris: Copies of the latest edition of the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, which sold out within hours across France on Wednesday, are being offered on eBay for thousands of euros, prompting a media watchdog to blast sellers for "indecent" profiteering. The online selling and auction site had one vendor listing the...
  • Female Jihadist justifies Paris's Charlie Hebdo massacre January 14, 2015

    The killings in Paris Charlie Hebdo journalists shocked the world, but not everyone is condemning them. A female Jihadist justifies Paris's Charlie Hebdo massacre in an interview with CNN. ...
  • Defiant Charlie Hebdo fronts Prophet Muhammad, drawing more threats January 14, 2015

    Paris: In an emotional act of defiance, Charlie Hebdo resurrected its irreverent and often provocative newspaper on Tuesday, featuring a caricature of the Prophet Muhammad on the cover that drew immediate criticism and threats of more violence. The newspaper unapologetically skewered other religions as well, and bragged that Sunday's turnout of...
  • Paris attack: Anger to be blamed, says Dalai Lama January 13, 2015

    Kolkata: Terming the attacks in Paris as "awful wrongdoing", Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Tuesday said that short-sightedness, anger and ignorance of the perpetrators should be blamed for the violence. At least 17 people were killed in Paris last week in attacks at satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, a Jewish...
  • France mobilises 10,000 troops at home after Paris shootings January 13, 2015

    Paris: France will deploy 10,000 soldiers on home soil by Tuesday and post almost 5,000 extra police officers to protect Jewish sites after the killing of 17 people by Islamist terrorists in Paris last week, officials said. Speaking a day after the biggest French public demonstration ever recorded, in honour of...
  • US says should have sent high level official to Paris unity march January 13, 2015

    Washington: The White House on Monday conceded that the United States should have sent a higher-level representative to a Paris unity march after deadly Islamic militant attacks there and said President Barack Obama would liked to have come. Some Republican lawmakers and US media outlets have criticized Obama's administration for not...
  • Should have sent someone with a higher profile to Paris March, says White House January 13, 2015

    The White House on Monday conceded that the United States should have sent a higher-level representative to a Paris unity march after deadly Islamic militant attacks there and said President Barack Obama would liked to have come. ...
  • Charlie Hebdo to publish Prophet Muhammad cartoon on new cover January 13, 2015

    Paris: The French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo is publishing a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad on the cover of its first issue since Islamic extremists killed 12 people at its offices. The newspaper Liberation hosted Charlie Hebdo staff as they prepared the new issue and is handling its special 1 million-copy...
  • John Kerry doing important work in India, says White House January 13, 2015

    Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry is doing important work in India, the White House said on Monday defending the decision of the top American diplomat to skip the Paris anti-terror march over the weekend. "The Secretary of State is somebody who has very important responsibilities himself. He was in...
  • 'You let the world down', US media slams Obama for not attending Paris unity march January 13, 2015

    Washington: A Republican US senator lambasted the White House on Monday for not sending a top American official to a Paris unity march after deadly Islamic militant attacks in that city, and a New York tabloid headline screamed "You let the world down." The image of Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu and...
  • John Kerry defends US government's absence in Paris march over Charlie Hebdo attack January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: US Secretary of State John Kerry has defended the US government not attending the unity march in Paris on Sunday to express solidarity over the Charlie Hebdo attack saying that their thoughts and prayers are with the victims of the terror attacks. "Not a single day we aren't with...
  • US media asks why Barack Obama did not attend Paris Charlie Hebdo rally January 12, 2015

    The absence of President Barack Obama or any top members of his administration from a huge march in Paris on Sunday to honour victims of Islamist militant attacks raised eyebrows among some in the US media. French President Francois Hollande and some 44 foreign dignitaries, including leaders from Germany, Italy, Britain,...
  • London lights up in French tricolour to mark terror deaths January 12, 2015

    London: London's famous landmarks were lit up in the colours of the French national flag in tribute to the 17 people killed in the Paris terror attacks on Sunday night. The Tower Bridge, Trafalgar Square and National Gallery in central London were streamed with the blue, white and red of the...
  • Paris terror attack: Video of gunman raises questions of affiliations January 12, 2015

    Paris: Two days after his death, a video has emerged of one of the Paris gunmen pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group, while his two fellow terrorists have claimed to be from al-Qaida a fiercely rival extremist organisation. That seeming contradiction has raised questions about the connections among the three...
  • Millions unite against terrorism in historic French march January 12, 2015

    Paris: Millions marched against terrorism in the largest protests France has ever seen, led by world leaders in Paris uniting in tribute to the victims of Islamist attacks as the crowd cried "Not Afraid". The interior ministry said nearly four million people took to the streets across the country on Sunday,...
  • Man resembling Paris attacker claims to be Islamic State member in video January 11, 2015

    Paris: A man resembling Amedy Coulibaly, who shot a policewoman and took hostages at a Jewish supermarket in the Paris attacks, claimed to be a member of the Islamic State group in a posthumous video released online on Sunday. Speaking into the camera, the man says he coordinated with the two...
  • World leaders joining Paris march to honour attack victims January 11, 2015

    Paris: Dozens of world leaders including Muslim representatives will join hundreds of thousands of French citizens to march amid high security through Paris on Sunday in an unpredecented tribute to victims of this week's Islamist militant attacks. Some 2,200 security personnel were being drafted in to protect marchers from would-be attackers...