LAGOS: A wave of violence hours after Nigeria’s government announced a truce with Boko Haram raised doubt on Sunday about whether more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by the militants will really be re
KIEV: Ukraine and Russia stood on the verge on Sunday of resolving their latest gas war in time to keep the war-scarred nation and EU clients warm through the winter months.
KEENE, New Hampshire: Violent disturbances near Keene State College during an annual pumpkin festival lasted until early Sunday and involved dozens of arrests and injuries, as well as police in riot g
OLONGAPO, Philippines: Inside a funeral parlor, a Filipino mother sits and weeps next to a coffin containing the body of her daughter and demands answers.
BERLIN: German intelligence has accused pro-Russian rebels of shooting down a Malaysian passenger jet over Ukraine using missiles captured from government forces, a media report said Sunday.
SINGAPORE: Twenty-two passengers and crew were injured when an Airbus A380 plane operated by Singapore Airlines (SIA) and traveling from the city-state to Mumbai hit sudden turbulence during descent,
KARACHI: The son of slain former Pakistan premier Benazir Bhutto launched his formal political debut in a massive rally Saturday, vowing to resist extremism and stop the Islamic State group from gaini
UNITED NATIONS: More than 1.2 billion people are living on less than $1.25 a day and 2.4 billion are living on less than $2 a day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Friday.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s powerful army chief vowed Saturday to thwart any “aggression” against the country, in a thinly veiled warning to archrival India after a spate of deadly cross-border firing incid
KABUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Afghanistan Saturday, the latest world leader to visit the war-ravaged country since President Ashraf Ghani took power after a prolonged politi
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