Articles by Geetha Pillai
New Coptic pope will be selected by a blindfolded altar boy.
Five-day meeting to focus on ways to form alternative Syrian government in exile.
The Ryugyong hotel, the tallest building in North Korea, will finally open 26 years after construction started.
NatWest freezes estate of disgraced presenter as victims get ready to sue.
Job cuts expected to affect nearly 16 percent of UBS's global workforce.
Metropolitan Police investigating Savile child abuse claims arrest former pop star Gary Glitter.
Harakah Sunni militants planned to hit American embassy, mining company HQ and shopping mall, say police.
The USGS records two aftershocks of 5.8 and 4.8 after the powerful earthquake of 7.7 which hit the coasts of western Canada.
Hurricane Sandy is expected to make landfall in the US east coast early next week.
Expulsion of Bo Xilai from Chinese legislature expected to speed up criminal proceedings against him.
Personal care and home care segments record strong growth in emerging markets.
Rising fuel costs and lower demand in premium segment seen as reasons for move to end non-stop services.
Manhattan judge says Gupta 'stabbed Goldman in the back' by leaking corporate secrets.
Stiff competition among insurance companies driving premiums down.
President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney discuss foreign policy at the third and final televised presidential debate.
Obama and Romney discuss foreign policy issues, America's global leadership and US economy during the third and final US presidential debate.
Police follow leads about Savile friends and associates allegedly involved in sexual exploitation of young boys.
French authorities evacuate hundreds of pilgrims from Lourdes as flood waters enter Catholic shrine.
Detectives are questioning a 31-year-old man, believed to be behind the attacks.
Martyrs' Square funeral of slain intelligence officer could turn into protest rally against Syria and Hezbollah.