A bomb blast hit a busy meat market in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri on Tuesday, killing as many as 50 people, an eyewitness and a hospital source told Reuters.
The Houthi fighters were killed in southern Yemen conflict zones. Residents say US drone-strikes kills Al Qaeda members. US talks with Houthi in Oman to secure US journalist's release.
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said China had "rejected" India's objection over an ambitious $46 billion Economic Corridor that passes through PoK, a day after Beijing asserted that the project will "not target any third party".
Four persons including a woman were killed when the helicopter they were travelling in crashed in Sindhupalchowk district of Nepal on Tuesday afternoon.
Bangladesh's food testing authority has given a clean chit to five brands of noodles, including Maggi.
Florida senator Marco Rubio has one; Texas senator Ted Cruz has one; even former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum, considered a longshot for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, has a billionaire in his corner. Wisconsin governor Scott Walker has two.
Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen has relocated to the US from India after death threats by Islamist radicals from her country where three secular bloggers have been hacked to death since February.
Talking to young leaders from south-east Asia, US President Barack Obama spoke about how democracy in Myanmar won't be a success till the issue of Rohingya migrants is resolved.
Myanmar on Tuesday jailed a writer for two years with hard labour for "insulting religion", his lawyer said, with rights groups condemning the verdict as the country's latest strike on freedom of expression.
The Islamic State claimed a suicide attack on an Iraqi police base north of Baghdad, that officials on Tuesday said had killed at least 47 people.
Malaysian Airlines flight 17 was downed by an older version of the missile, which was in service with the Ukrainian military.
Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said, the failure of US to work in sync with Syria has caused more damage than rescue. It is time to stop the Jihadis who have reached north Afghanistan, which is close to Russia.
According to sources, IS has killed 464 of its own people in Syria in the last month.
Omar al-Bashir will take over presidentship in Sudan after being re-elected in a landslide that extended his 25-year-old rule.
A Canadian court on Monday ordered tobacco firms to pay Can$15.5 billion (US$12.4 billion) to smokers in Quebec province who claimed they were never warned about the health risks associated with smoking.