GENEVA: A UN team aims to travel to an area near Donetsk in eastern Ukraine to look into reports of the discovery of a mass grave, a spokeswoman said Friday.
MOGADISHU, Somalia: Three Somali pirates were killed in a fight over the ransom paid to free the German-American journalist who was released this week after two years and eight months of captivity, a
NEW DELHI: India and China have agreed to pull back troops ranged against each other on a remote Himalayan plateau, the Indian government said on Friday, ending their biggest face-off on the disput
GHAZNI, Afghanistan: Hundreds of Taleban fighters have stormed a strategic district in an Afghan province not far from the capital, killing dozens of people in five days of fighting and the insurgents
PARIS: French Muslims were on Thursday called to rally against the “barbaric” beheading of a hostage by Algerian militants with links to radical Islamic State (IS) militants.
NEW DELHI: A prominent right-wing Hindu group in India warned Muslims and Christians on Thursday not to join in a lively Hindu religious festival this month, in the latest bid by activists to step up
KABUL: The runner-up in Afghanistan’s disputed election, Abdullah Abdullah, on Thursday congratulated his rival, Ashraf Ghani, on becoming president, seeking to quell fears of unrest after the two agr
DHAKA: Bangladesh police said Thursday they have arrested two suspected militants whom they accused of planning to set up an Al-Qaeda branch in the Muslim-majority country.
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s ruling party began work Thursday on an election campaign, party sources said, in a strong indication that it will press ahead with snap presidential polls expected in early Januar
UNITED NATIONS: President Barack Obama, in a chilling assessment of international efforts to stem a deadly Ebola outbreak, said the world has not done enough to respond to a health crisis that poses a
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