The United States on Thursday for the first time publicly disclosed a failed attempt last month to rescue a US citizen held hostage by al Qaeda's Yemen branch, and the group threatened to kill him in a new video posted on the Internet. ...More
Indias Prime Minister Narendra Modi has thanked Bangladesh for allowing transportation of heavy cargo like turbines for a 700MW power plant to be set up in its landlocked Tripura state.
He welcomed the Bangladeshi dignitaries on the dais on Monday by saying Bangladesher bisishtho othithi, ...More
Praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi's style of functioning, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said the leader neither sleeps nor allows his Cabinet colleagues to do so, reports an Indian news portal. ...More
A fire at a carrot packaging factory in eastern China has killed at least 18 people, state news agency Xinhua reported on Monday, the latest disaster in a country with a poor record on work safety. ...More
US-led air strikes hit 10 units of Islamic State fighters in Syria in recent days, as well as militants with the al Qaeda-linked Khorasan Group, US Central Command said in a statement on Friday. ...More
Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi called for attacks against the rulers of Saudi Arabia in a speech purported to be in his name on Thursday, saying his self-declared caliphate was expanding there and in four other Arab countries. ...More
Pakistani opposition leaders reacted with outrage on Thursday after a court issued arrest warrants for a top politician and a cleric who led protests in the capital of Islamabad aiming to topple the government.
Afghanistan's newly-elected President Ashraf Ghani will be on his first state visit to Pakistan from Friday to discuss bilateral ties and the security situation, crucial in reviving peace talks with Taliban. ...More
Demonstrators have set fire to the local legislature building in the capital of the southwestern Mexican state of Guerrero in protests over the apparent killing of 43 students by corrupt police and thugs from drug gangs. ...More
The UN Security Council has held an emergency session to discuss the crisis in Ukraine after NATO accused Russia of sending fresh columns of tanks, troops and military hardware into the former Soviet state. ...More