Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday urged voters to ignore European scaremongering and “blackmail” and vote ‘No’ in this weekend’s referendum as polls showed support swinging behind the ‘Yes’ campaign.
India abstained for the first time from voting on a resolution on Palestine adopted at the UN rights body that calls for accountability by parties involved in last year’s conflict in Gaza.
Two female suicide bombers killed 13 people at a crowded market and a military checkpoint outside the biggest city in northeast Nigeria, witnesses said on Friday.
Thirteen top Islamic State (IS) leaders, including five high-ranking military commanders, have been executed on the orders of the group’s chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi after a failed coup attempt to topple him, a media report has said.
The French government rejected an asylum request from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday, saying he did not face "immediate danger".
Bangladeshi Islamists on Friday protested in Dhaka demanding death penalty for former minister Abdul Latif Siddiqui accused of blasphemy for comments perceived to be against Islam.Anger among Islamists has been rising since former telecommunications
A US strike on June in Libiya killed a top Tunisian jihadist and associate of late Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, The New York Times reported Friday.Seifallah Ben Hassine, listed as a "global terrorist" by the US, was killed in mid-June in an airstrike that
Recent leaks of two documents alleging India’s support to Pakistan’s Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) may be linked to remarks by defence minister Manohar Parrikar on ‘using terrorists to deal with terrorism’, analysts say.
US President Barack Obama's grandmother, known as Mama Sarah, vowed on Friday to cook a traditional meal for her grandson when he visits Kenya, the birthplace of his father, later this month.
Five more bodies were retreived from a ferry that capsized just moments after departing a Central Philippine port,raising the death toll to 50.
A 22-year-old 'Sikh samaritan' in New Zealand, who made global headlines after he broke religious protocol by removing his turban to help a profusely bleeding child, was on Friday given a top police award for his act of "outstanding compassion and empathy".
Romanian border police say they have found a 12-year-old Syrian boy and two Syrian men hidden under a truck who tried to illegally enter the country.
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Friday that Turkey had no plan to militarily intervene in Syria in the foreseeable future, refuting media speculations about an imminent operation designed to create a buffer zone along the Turkish-Syrian border.
Uber Technologies will suspend its UberPOP ride-hailing service in France, the U.S. company said on Friday, after it faced sometimes-violent protests and local authorities denounced it as an illegal taxi service.
Everyone wants to rule the United States. With 14 official Republican Party candidates, four Democratic ones and about 50 other hopefuls, the 2016 race for the world’s most important job may be among the most crowded in recent times.