Shimla, Sept. 28 Keekli Bureau
Polish-born Israeli statesman Shimon Peres—who served as prime minister (1984–86 and 1995–96) and president (2007–14) of Israel and shared the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1994 for...
Shimla, Sept. 26 Keekli Bureau
French politician Jacques Chirac, who served as president of France from 1995 to 2007, died at age 86.
American actor Paul Newman, whose striking good looks and compelling...
Shimla, Sept. 20 Keekli Bureau
Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, causing more than $90 billion in damages and, according to government officials, nearly 3,000 deaths.
Don't Ask, Don't Tell—a U.S. military policy that...
Shimla, Sept. 19 Keekli Bureau
English author Jackie Collins, whose glamorous public persona echoed the lavish lifestyles of the characters in her provocative romance thrillers, died in Los Angeles.
Panamanian baseball pitcher Mariano...
Shimla, Sept. 18 Keekli Bureau
Scottish voters rejected a referendum that would have made Scotland an independent country.
For the second straight day, Typhoon Nari pounded Taiwan with record rainfalls, causing massive flooding...
Shimla, Sept. 17 Keekli Bureau
The first Occupy Wall Street protest was held in the United States, as some 1,000 demonstrators marched in Manhattan before occupying Zuccotti Park; the movement, which eventually...
Shimla, Sept. 16 Keekli Bureau
American dramatist Edward Albee, an innovative writer of raw, stringent plays who was perhaps best known for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1962), died at age 88.