An Afghan judge sentenced four men to death on Wednesday for the mob killing of 27-year-old woman accused of burning a Koran in Kabul, a case that had sparked outrage and street protests in the city recently.
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the assault on a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhammad, but counterterrorism experts said IS has a history of asserting involvement in attacks in which it had no operational role.
Tech industry luminaries and friends gathered Tuesday for a memorial service honoring David Goldberg, a popular business leader whose marriage to Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg made them one of Silicon Valley's most prominent couples.
The mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, who was released from jail in April, has requested an Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) to exempt him from appearing in court citing threats to his life.
Barely hours before voting on Thursday, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg caused a flutter across political circles on Tuesday by suggesting that another election was likely before Christmas since “everyone knows that no one will win this election”.
Postcards are at once a cheap communication tool and a lovely souvenier- one that tourists gift themselves or close family and friends.
“We are inviting Bollywood filmmakers to come to Vietnam and check out our locations for shooting and make films here. Bollywood is the most effective tool to market Vietnam as a tourist destination to Indians.”
A row has broken out between Nepal and some international agencies over the handling of aid that poured into the country after last month's devastating earthquake, with each side blaming the other for confusion and delays in getting help to victims.
Prime Minister David Cameron tried to woo the Indian community in the UK with a campaign slogan in Hindi 'Phir ek baar Cameron sarkar', using Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popular poll mantra.
Norway ranks as the world's best place to be a mother, well ahead of the United States which dropped to the 33rd spot in the annual scorecard released by Save the Children on Monday.
There was no confirmed claim of responsibility for the failed attack, but several US media identified the shooters as 31-year-old Elton Simpson and 34-year-old Nadir Soofi.
One of the men shot dead by police when he and an accomplice attempted to storm an event hosted by an anti-Muslim group in Texas was investigated by the FBI over alleged plans to wage holy war, court documents show.
Since the trial in the Mumbai attack case began in February 2009, Lakhvi and six other suspects in the case had been attending the proceedings inside Rawalpindi's Adiala jail.
A powerful earthquake rattled the South Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, and officials warned that a local tsunami was possible.
They are barely four km away from the capital, yet no relief or rescue teams have reached about 50,000 residents of Nepal’s Ramkot village where almost everybody is spending the nights in makeshift tents, or under open skies, with fast-dwindling food supplies.