Facing a fierce Taliban offensive across a corridor of northern Afghanistan, the government in Kabul is turning to a strategy fraught with risk: forming local militias and beseeching old warlords for military assistance, according to Afghan and Western officials.
Nearly 1.5 million citizens of European Union (EU) countries resident in the UK will not be allowed to vote in the forthcoming referendum to decide Britain’s membership of the 28-member union that was one of the key issues in the May 7 elections.
The government in Bangladesh on Monday banned Islamist radical group Ansarullah Bangla Team for attacking and killing secular writers and bloggers.
Imagine living under threat of death and destruction for nearly a month. That’s what life has been for millions in Nepal, a month since a devastating earthquake jolted this Himalayan nation.
Conservative challenger Andrzej Duda has won Poland's presidential election and ousted the incumbent in a runoff vote, according to official results Monday.
The greatest contribution of professor John Nash, the renowned mathematician who died in a car crash on Sunday, was in the expansion of Game Theory — a theory that’s widely applied across fields from foreign affairs to economics, from politics to biology.
A Tunisian soldier opened fire at a military base in the capital on Monday, killing seven colleagues and wounding 10 others before being shot dead himself, according to the army which said the shooter had "family problems".
A mob rampaged through a Christian locality in Lahore and attempted to torch a Church after looting several houses following reports that a Christian man had allegedly committed blasphemy.
Bangladeshi police have arrested two suspected members of the Islamic State group who were planning to fight alongside militants in Syria.
The chief of an elite unit in Iran's Revolutionary Guard has accused the U.S. of having "no will" to stop the Islamic State group after the fall of the Iraqi city of Ramadi.
Mathematician John Nash's contribution to Game theory made it very popular. It can explain how and why Facebook paid $19 billion to acquire WhatsApp.
China said on Monday it had lodged a complaint with the United States over a US spy plane that flew over parts of the disputed South China Sea in a diplomatic row that has fuelled tension between the world's two largest economies.
Former Israeli premier Ehud Olmert was sentenced to 8 months after being convicted in light of new evidence. He had initially been acquitted in the 2012 case with just a fine of $19,000.
Ornithologist Bob Winters says the rare bird is under threat due to its lack of camouflage and genetic mutation that weakens its flight.
Three people were killed and 15 injured in an explosion that targeted the motorcade of the son of Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain in the restive province of Balochistan, officials said on Monday.