If diplomacy is an art, as some have said, handling Pakistan can be high art, as seen in a bunch of former secretary of state Hillary Clinton’s emails released Monday night.
Beijing, a city of around 21 million people, is grinding towards a lockdown in the run-up to the mega military parade on Thursday that will see 30 heads of states looking on as 12,000 Chinese soldiers march to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of Japanese occupation and World War II.
A college librarian in Kentucky has found the 19th-century manuscript of a musical number that gave rise to one of the most widely performed songs in the world, Happy Birthday to You, University of Louisville officials said on Monday.
After more than 6,800 deaths in the military conflict in eastern Ukraine since April 2014, the Ukrainian government and Russia-backed rebels say a much-anticipated ceasefire is holding. A truce brokered by Western powers in February helped to subdue the fighting but did not stop it completely.
Pope Francis will give all priests discretion to formally forgive women who have had abortions during the Roman Catholic Church's upcoming Holy Year, in the Argentine pontiff's latest move towards creating a more open and inclusive church.
A former top military general who headed the CIA has suggested to the Obama administration to rope in jihadists from al Qaeda to take on the Islamic extremist group Islamic State which has threatened the United States of America with another 9/11-style attack.
Former Taliban chief Mullah Omar was sheltered by Pakistan's powerful spy agency Inter Services Intelligence after the extremist group's leadership fled from Afghanistan in 2001, according to an email received by former secretary of state Hillary Clinton during her tenure.
Thai authorities have arrested a man they believe is the main suspect in the Erawan Shrine bombing that took place in central Bangkok two weeks ago killing 20 people.
Palmyra has withstood the last 2,000 years with its immaculate temples and colonnaded streets, but now the ancient Syrian city has fallen to the IS jihadist group that has destroyed two historic temples
A set of metro cards featuring pictures of a Japanese porn star sold out on Tuesday within hours of going on sale at midnight in Taiwan, the company said.
Over 4,000 more emails that were kept on a private server by former secretary of state Hillary Clinton were released by the US state department on Monday.
Somalia's Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab group rammed a suicide car bomb into an African Union army base early Tuesday and stormed inside, an official and witness said.
The threat from terror groups, particularly Haqqani network, continues to emanate from Pakistan, the US has said, dismissing Pakistani national security advisor Sartaj Aziz's remarks that the dreaded Afghanistan-based outfit has been almost wiped out from the country.
Europe's refugee and migrant crisis has escalated over the summer, leaving the continent divided over how to deal with a flood of people led by Syrians fleeing war in their homeland.
Buzz Aldrin is teaming up with Florida Institute of Technology to form "a master plan" for colonizing Mars within 25 years.