Kenyan police on horseback patrol Uhuru Park in downtown Nairobi on November 26, 2015, ahead of Pope Francis' public mass at nearby University of Nairobi, which was attended by some one million people. On Saturday, Kenya's Interior Ministry said police had arrested two men over a terror plot linked to Iran. (AFP PHOTO/JENNIFER HUXTA)
NAIROBI: Brushing aside concerns for his security, Pope Francis arrived in Kenya on Wednesday for his first-ever visit to Africa, including to Central African Republic, a country torn by fighting betw
NEW DELHI: Two Associated Press journalists are among the winners of the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards, India’s most prestigious, for work exposing the public health and environmental
CANBERRA, Australia: A third ship will join the deep sea hunt for a missing Malaysian airliner as the 13-month-old search of a huge expanse of the Indian Ocean ramps up during the southern hemisphere
SRINAGAR: The Indian army killed three suspected rebels and another person was shot dead during a six-hour gun battle Wednesday on a military camp in Indian Kashmir near the border with Pakistan, a mi
HPAKANT: Police in northern Myanmar said Wednesday they have ended efforts to find bodies in a jade mining landslide that killed more than 100 people and highlighted the perilous conditions created by
BEIJING: Chinese police have busted an underground banking network that handled $4.5 billion worth of illegal transactions at Agricultural Bank of China Ltd.
GENEVA: The year 2015 is shaping up to be the hottest on record, the UN’s weather agency said Wednesday, a week ahead of a crucial climate change summit in Paris.
SYDNEY: Testing of aerial drones to track the movements of sharks in Australian waters began Wednesday as the government admitted there was “no easy way” to protect swimmers from the predators.
KABUL: A US aircraft attacked a Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) clinic in the Afghan city of Kunduz because of “human error,” a US military inquiry said on Wednesday.
ISLAMABAD: A disabled Pakistani murder convict was given a fourth stay of execution just hours before he was due to be hanged, as rights activists slammed Islamabad for a executions spree on track to
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