Two Vice News journalists -- Jake Hanrahan and Philip Pendlebury -- who were arrested in Turkey on terror-related charges have been released from jail, a Turkish government official said on Thursday.
Hungarian police halted a train packed with migrants bound for the Austrian border and tried to force them to disembark in a town with a detention camp on Thursday.
A Pakistani court on Thursday dismissed a petition filed by an Indian social worker seeking custody of a deaf and mute Indian girl stuck in Pakistan for more than a decade, refusing to issue orders for her "forced repatriation".
The Sri Lankan Parliament on Thursday named an ethnic minority Tamil politician Rajavarothiam Sampanthan as the main opposition leader for the first time in 32 years, a sign of growing reconciliation in the nation following the end of a bloody civil war.
Canada's Conservative government came under attack from its political opponents on Thursday following reports the family of a Syrian toddler whose body washed up on a Turkish beach had been trying to emigrate to Canada.
As China commemorated the 70th anniversary of Tokyo's World War II defeat, Japan said on Thursday that it was "disappointed" there were no signs of rapprochement in Chinese President Xi Jinping's speech at Beijing's display of its growing might at a military parade.
A Pakistani court on Thursday dismissed a petition seeking a permanent ban on release of Indian films in the country, days after the same court banned the screening of 'Phantom' on a petition by Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief and 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed.
The images of a tiny child lying face down in the surf at one of Turkey's main tourist resorts has once more put a human face on the dangers faced by tens of thousands of desperate people who risk life and limb to seek a new life in Europe.
In a display of its military might, China on Thursday held a massive military parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the victory against Japan in the World War II at the sprawling Tiananmen Square in Beijing.
It has been two months since foreign countries and international agencies pledged $4.1 billion to help Nepal recover from its worst natural disaster, the government is yet to make arrangements to receive the money and has spent nothing on reconstruction.
Moscow's main international airport was briefly evacuated on Thursday morning, and around 40 flights delayed, after a fire broke out in the baggage handling area.
More than 13 million children are not able to attend school, leaving their hopes and futures shattered, due to prolonged conflicts across the Middle East and North Africa, the United Nations Children's Fund said in a report issued on Thursday.
At least 13 people have drowned after a small wooden boat carrying about 70 Indonesian migrants sank in the Malacca Strait early on Thursday.
Jewish groups slammed Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Thursday for his statement that Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria were worse than Nazis as they "boast about their evil".
Canada rejected a request to take in a Syrian family that later drowned trying to get to Europe, according to a lawmaker who said the request involved a 3-year-old boy depicted in shocking photographs that have touched many hearts across the world.