Two Muslim hardliners say the man seen wielding a bloody butcher's knife after the killing of a British soldier is a Muslim convert who took part in demonstrations with the banned radical group al-Muhajiroun.
British police made two further arrests on Thursday and raided houses across London following the brutal murder of a serving soldier who survived a tour of duty in Afghanistan.
Chinese Premier Li KeQiang, who is on an official visit to Pakistan, spent a busy day in Pakistan on Thursday, addressing the senate, meeting both the president and caretaker PM and also touching base with PM-in-waiting Mian Nawaz Sharif.
The brutal murder of a soldier by two terrorists on a busy London street numbed and shocked Britons on Thursday as a senior former minister likened it to the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, admitting it was hard to prevent them.
Prime Minister David Cameron convened an emergency meeting of his intelligence chiefs on Thursday after two Islamists hacked a soldier to death with meat cleavers on a south London street.
US writer Lydia Davis, best known for her unconventionally short stories, on Wednesday claimed the prestigious Man Booker International Prize at a London ceremony.
A look at the key known facts about Wednesday's attack in south London, when two men hacked a man to death near military barracks.
Five people were killed and more than 50 wounded in overnight clashes in Tripoli between Lebanese gunmen backing rival factions in Syria's civil war, doctors and security sources said today.
Two suicide bombers struck on Thursday at a military barracks and a plant run by French nuclear group Areva in northern Niger, military and company sources said.
French prosecutors were grilling IMF chief Christine Lagarde in a Paris court on Thursday as they seek to determine whether she should be charged over a state payout to disgraced tycoon Bernard Tapie during her time as finance minister.
Three decades after Ronald Reagan launched his "Star Wars" project, the costly missile defense program has become a pillar of US strategy despite lingering doubts about its technology.
A group of 21 influential US lawmakers has demanded confirmation of Indian-American legal luminary Srikanth 'Sri' Srinivasan's nomination to the country's second highest court.
Prime Minister-designate Nawaz Sharif on Thursday sought civil nuclear technology to overcome Pakistan's energy crisis during a meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.
A bomb blast ripped through a bus carrying security personnel in Quetta city of southwest Pakistan on Thursday, killing 12 people and injuring more than 20, police officials said.
Five years after he last scaled Mount Everest, 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer Yuichiro Miura did it again on Thursday morning - becoming the oldest to achieve the feat. Utpal Parashar reports.