Alexis Tsipras abruptly resigned last week, days after clinching an €86 billion ($97 billion) bailout package from Greece's eurozone and International Monetary Fund lenders, aiming to crush a rebellion by far-left lawmakers and tighten his grip on power.
At least five were killed in gunbattles between rival Taliban factions in southern Afghanistan, a top official with the insurgent group said on Saturday. The clashes took place at a time when members of the Taliban meet in Pakistan to resolve a leadership crisis following the death of its former leader Mullah Mohammad Omar.
At least 38 young women have died in a road accident in Swaziland on their way to an annual ceremony where the king might have chosen one of them as his wife, an advocacy group said on Saturday.
Thousands of prisoners will be released from jails across China by the year-end after the government decided on Saturday to implement a criminal amnesty legislation to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II on September 3 and the end of the Japanese occupation of the country.
An Egyptian court sentenced three Al Jazeera TV journalists to three years in prison on Saturday for operating without a press license and broadcasting material harmful to Egypt, a case that has triggered an international outcry.
The United States national security adviser, Susan E Rice, will discuss the regional security situation as she arrives in Pakistan on Sunday on a day-long visit, Dawn reported.
Thai police on Saturday said they have arrested a man "likely involved" in the deadly bomb attack in Bangkok last week that killed 20 people.
Here, then, are a few scenarios for a climate-altered future, when rising temperatures are closing in on the threshold of two degrees Celsius (3.6 degree Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels which scientists warn we should not cross.
At least eight police officers were killed in separate attacks by Taliban insurgents in eastern Afghanistan, a government official said on Saturday.
Thousands of Malaysians gathered in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday for a two-day rally demanding the ouster of Prime Minister Najib Razak over corruption allegations and demand broader reforms, spurning warnings by police who have declared the rally illegal.
Seven workers were killed and two others are in critical condition after exposure to poisonous gasses at a paper mill in central China.
Satellite images confirm the destruction of the Baal Shamin temple in Syria's Palmyra, the United Nations said on Friday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to inaugurate a memorial of Dr BR Ambedkar in the north London house acquired by the government of Maharashtra this week.
The US has issued an advisory to its citizen asking them to defer all their non-essential travel to Pakistan.
They own a fifth of US motels, many convenient stores called 7-elevens and an ubiquitous chain of grocery shops called Patel Brothers. And they are proud of what they have achieved.