DHAKA A truck carrying relief supplies for Rohingya Muslim refugees skidded off a hilly road in Bangladesh and plunged into a paddy field on Thursday, killing nine people and injuring 10, police and aid workers said.
MUMBAI The face of salt-to-software conglomerate Tata will change in the next 10 years as it moves forward with adopting new technologies and responds to the needs of a fast-growing nation, former chairman Ratan Tata said in a CNBC TV18 interview on Wednesday.
UNITED NATIONS Myanmar's vice president told the United Nations on Wednesday that security forces in his country's Rakhine State, from which hundreds of thousands of people have recently fled, have been instructed to take "full measures" to avoid collateral damage and harming innocent civilians.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria thrashed parts of the Dominican Republic with heavy rain and high winds as it passed off its east coast on Thursday after making a direct hit on Puerto Rico that caused severe flooding and cut power to almost all the island. | Video
UNITED NATIONS/COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh U.S. President Donald Trump wants the United Nations Security Council to take "strong and swift action" to end violence against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday, declaring the crisis a threat to the world. | Video
Mohammad Irfan expects to avoid a backlash from Pakistan fans after the paceman served a six-month ban for failing to disclose approaches made by bookmakers during a domestic Twenty20 tournament and is happy for the chance to resume his career.
MOSCOW Russia's air force has killed about 850 militants in Syria's zone of de-escalation in Idlib in the last 24 hours, Interfax news agency quoted Russia's Defence Ministry as saying on Wednesday.
TAIPEI/SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Inc's Google said it would pay $1.1 billion for the division at Taiwan's HTC Corp that develops the U.S. firm's Pixel smartphones - its second major foray into phone hardware after an earlier costly failure.
MEXICO CITY Mexican rescuers on Wednesday laboured for a second night amid the rubble to save possible survivors of the country's most lethal earthquake in a generation, including a girl trapped under a school in Mexico City, as the death toll exceeded 230. | Video
- M&A: UPDATE 4-Google bets anew on smartphones, pays $1.1 bln for HTC's Pixel division
- Bankruptcy: Lufthansa CEO puts focus on 38 wet lease planes in Air Berlin battle
- IPOs: BRIEF-Oasis Midstream Partners LP prices initial public offering
- Private Capital: SK Hynix says some key issues on Toshiba chip unit sale still need agreement
- Hedge Funds: Investors bet on comeback: UK's Alan Howard amasses $3 billion