BERLIN: The UN appealed Thursday for $8.4 billion to provide emergency aid and longer-term help to nearly 18 million people in Syria and across the region hit by the drawn-out conflict.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan: Students grieving for their classmates massacred by the Pakistani Taleban Thursday vowed to defy the militants and return to school as soon as possible.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria: Boko Haram has kidnapped at least 185 people, including women and children, from a Nigerian village, carting the hostages away on trucks toward Sambisa Forest, a notorious rebel st
WASHINGTON: World leaders welcomed the groundbreaking news that the United States and Cuba are moving to restore diplomatic relations and bury one of the last vestiges of the Cold War after more than
ABUJA, Nigeria: Nigeria has sentenced 54 soldiers to death for mutiny, assault, cowardice and refusing to fight extremists.
NOUAKCHOTT: A summit on security in the sub-Saharan Sahel region of Africa, where armed extremists linked to Al-Qaeda are active, opened Thursday in Mauritania, attended by five heads of state.
Rashid Naseem, a prominent leader of Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan (JIP), said his party is looking forward to forming a political alliance with Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led by Imran Khan in the next
BANGALORE: India successfully launched its biggest ever rocket on Thursday carrying an unmanned capsule which could one day send astronauts into space, as the country ramps up its ambitious space prog
ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani court Thursday granted bail to the alleged mastermind of the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai, a move likely to further inflame tensions with India.
THIMPHU, Bhutan: The king of Bhutan on Thursday urged his people to be on their guard against corruption as their once isolated Himalayan nation grows more prosperous.
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