Jet Airways posts record quarterly net profit

Jet Airways Ltd said on Saturday its December quarter net profit rose more than seven times, with sharply lower fuel costs helping the carrier post a third consecutive quarterly gain following a series of losses.

Explosion kills eight, injures dozens in Pakistan city of Quetta 6:55pm IST

QUETTA, Pakistan At least eight people were killed and more than 40 wounded in a bomb blast on Saturday in Pakistan's western city of Quetta, hospital officials said, the latest attack in a region that will be home to the planned route of the $46 billion China-Pakistan economic corridor.

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A site where buildings collapsed is seen in this aerial picture taken after a powerful earthquake hit Tainan, southern Taiwan, February 6, 2016. REUTERS/Xinhua

Taiwan quake kills at least eight people

A powerful earthquake struck Taiwan early on Saturday killing at least eight people, most in a 17-storey apartment building that collapsed, with five people still missing in the ruins of the complex as darkness fell.  Full Article | Video: Taiwan apartment toppled by quake 

REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE: Afghan policemen stand guard at the site of a suicide bomb attack in an area near the Russian embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan January 20, 2016.  REUTERS/Omar Sobhani/Files

Efforts to revive Afghan peace talks continue

Representatives from Pakistan, Afghanistan, the United States and China met in Islamabad on Saturday to continue work on a roadmap for peace talks with Taliban insurgents who have ramped up their violent campaign against the government in Kabul.  Full Article 

Myanmar's National League for Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi talks to journalists during her meeting with the media in her office at the parliament in Naypyitaw, February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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Could Suu Kyi emerge as president?

As Aung San Suu Kyi's lawmakers smiled for the cameras at the first sessions of Myanmar's parliament, a summit of generals convened at a base just minutes from the chamber. On every mind was the same question: who will be the country's next president?  Full Article 

Cricket - Australia Nets - Edgbaston - 28/7/15. Australia's Shane Watson during a training session. Action Images via Reuters / Philip Brown. Livepic

Watson joins IPL's Bangalore for $1.4 million

Australia's Shane Watson attracted a top bid of $1.4 million and will join the Bangalore franchise for the next edition of the Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament, while former England skipper Kevin Pietersen was bought by newcomers Pune.  Full Article 

A general view shows the building 'Gorod Stolits' (Capital City) (C), which houses an office of 25 Floor Film Company, at the Moscow International Business Center also known as Moskva-City, in Moscow, Russia, February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

Top cybercrime ring disrupted in Moscow raid

Russian authorities in November raided offices associated with a Moscow film distribution and production company as part of a crackdown on one of the world’s most notorious financial hacking operations, according to three sources.  Full Article 

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