There was no confirmed claim of responsibility for the failed attack, but several US media identified the shooters as 31-year-old Elton Simpson and 34-year-old Nadir Soofi.
One of the men shot dead by police when he and an accomplice attempted to storm an event hosted by an anti-Muslim group in Texas was investigated by the FBI over alleged plans to wage holy war, court documents show.
Since the trial in the Mumbai attack case began in February 2009, Lakhvi and six other suspects in the case had been attending the proceedings inside Rawalpindi's Adiala jail.
A powerful earthquake rattled the South Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, and officials warned that a local tsunami was possible.
They are barely four km away from the capital, yet no relief or rescue teams have reached about 50,000 residents of Nepal’s Ramkot village where almost everybody is spending the nights in makeshift tents, or under open skies, with fast-dwindling food supplies.
Police and FBI on Monday searched the Arizona apartment of one of two gunmen shot dead on Sunday after they allegedly opened fire with assault rifles outside a Texas exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad.
Taliban militants who have been waging war on the Afghan government for more than a decade on Monday expressed a willingness to soften their position on a range of issues, an apparent shift that could eventually lead to peace talks.
Police in Burundi shot dead at least four demonstrators and wounded dozens of others on Monday, in running battles with protesters angry at a bid by President Pierre Nkurunziza to extend his rule.
The 151st birth anniversary of trailblazing American journalist Nellie Bly was marked by Google with a musical doodle on Tuesday.
Authorities say Islamic militants have destroyed an historic mausoleum in central Mali that had been nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Former president Bill Clinton has defended foreign donations to to his foundation injecting himself into a controversy that has cast a shadow over his wife’s second presidential run.
Northern Ireland's first-ever Sikh candidate contesting the UK general election has complained that he was allegedly forced to remove his turban by police at Dubai airport.
Iraqi forces besieged inside the country's largest oil refinery are running low on food and pleading for reinforcements to save them from Islamic State militants who have advanced deep into the compound in the past week.
According to the organisation, Conservative was the only party that had rejected the process through which the legislation was introduced and discussed in parliament.
It's a name that immediately evokes British royal history: Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, on Monday announced the name they picked for Britain's newborn princess, a choice seen as a tribute to both Prince William's parents and grandmother, the queen, as well as a link to Kate's family.