In this photo taken on Nov. 19, 2014, Kenyan police are seen outside the Masjid Swafaa mosque in Mombasa during a raid. Al-Shabab militants on Saturday attacked a Kenyan bus on Saturday and executed 28 non-Muslims, saying it is to avenge the mosque raids. (AP Photo)
ABUJA: Nigerian government forces were fighting militants 35 km (20 miles) outside Borno state capital Maiduguri on Friday to try to stop any attack on the northeastern city, local residents said.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Army said on Friday authorities had arrested a group of Taleban militants responsible for shooting Malala Yousafzai, a teenage activist in October 2012.
BEIJING: A Chinese court sentenced three people to death and one to life in prison on Friday for an attack at a train station that triggered a sweeping crackdown on what Beijing calls militant violenc
NEW DELHI: India’s top court ruled on Friday that a sick Italian marine detained for the 2012 killing of two fishermen can go home for medical treatment.
MANILA: China on Friday warned its nationals to avoid visiting the Philippines, citing a foiled bomb plot against the Chinese embassy in Manila and the danger of criminal gangs.
OTTAWA, Canada: A defrocked Roman Catholic priest was found guilty Friday of raping dozens of children and a sled dog in the Canadian Arctic, where he worked as a missionary for decades.
VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis will visit the Turkish city of Istanbul at the end of November, his first trip to a predominantly Muslim nation, at the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Vat
ISLAMABAD: A judge in Pakistan has ordered a murderer to be hanged next week, officials said Friday, in what would be the country’s first civilian execution in six years.
SRINAGAR, India: The main city in Indian-administered Kashmir has “drowned completely” under floodwaters, a senior official said Friday, with the deadly inundation now affecting about two million peop
PRETORIA, South Africa: Oscar Pistorius was convicted of culpable homicide on Friday, having escaped the more serious charge of murder for the killing of his girlfriend, and the Olympic and Paralympic
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