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.
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.
A US Capitol Police spokesperson says a bomb squad has safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in a "suspicious" vehicle left unattended near the Capitol building that houses Congress and that the vehicle's owner has been arrested.
Afghanistan’s spy agency has been compelled to review a pact with Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) because of growing opposition from Afghan lawmakers.
Iraqi forces recaptured territory from advancing Islamic State militants near the recently-fallen city of Ramadi on Sunday, while in Syria the government said the Islamists had killed hundreds of people since capturing the town of Palmyra.
With a burst of confetti, dancers clap and twirl around a garland-bedecked groom as Afghanistan's wedding season kicks into high gear, but lawmakers pushing for austerity are bent on taming out-of-control guest lists.
Malaysia said on Sunday it had found mass graves feared to contain the bodies of Bangladeshi and Rohingya migrants at the centre of a regional human-trafficking crisis.
Pakistan's former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani today said he had spoken to his son Ali Haider for the first time since he was kidnapped by a Taliban group in 2013 and is now being held in Afghanistan.
A Palestinian youth on Sunday stabbed and wounded two Israeli teenagers on their way to the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City during a Jewish festival, officials said.
Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That he achieved, winning a Nobel Prize in 1994, but not without a struggle with mental illness that would make him a household name even more so than his achievements in mathematics.
British government ministers will have their pay frozen for another five years as the government tries to reduce the budget deficit, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Sunday.