A survey by the Levada Centre suggests that 86% of Russians support President Vladimir Putin's government.
The Centre for Disease Control and Prevention said it is investigating what the Pentagon called an inadvertent shipment of live anthrax spores to government and commercial laboratories in as many as nine states, as well as one overseas, that expected to receive dead spores.
Republican candidate Rand Paul said IS grew stronger because his party hawks gave them arms indiscriminately.
A French barman was convicted of manslaughter after allowwing a customer to drink 56 shots, who later died.
The Dalai Lama has urged Aung San Suu Kyi to do more to help the Muslim Rohingya minority.
Nearly 139 people are buried in graves at remote detention , used by people-smugglers, on the Thai border, according to sources in Malaysia.
Nearly a year after embarking on a multi-million dollar quest to solve one of aviation's greatest unsolved mysteries, authorities and search teams are being criticised over their approach to finding Flight MH370 in the remote southern Indian Ocean.
Nearly 30 people may have been exposed to anthrax in South Korea, after the US military accidently sent out a live sample.
A Tibetan mother-of-two burned herself to death to highlight repression in the Chinese Himalayan region, overseas media and rights groups said. This is the second such fiery protest in eight days.
london: Seeking an “enhanced” relationship with India and China was among the key points mentioned in the Queen’s Speech to the new parliament on Wednesday, including mention of a new bill on a referendum Britain’s membership of the European Union.
Syrian activists say the Islamic State group has released two Christian women who had been held along with dozens others since February in northeastern Syria.
Twitter has suspended the account of Falah-e-Insaniyat Foundation, a front for the banned Lashkar-e-Taiba terror group that carried out the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
With its two biggest victories in nearly a year in Iraq and Syria, Islamic State has energised its fighters, littered the streets of two cities with the bodies of its enemies and forced Washington to re-examine its strategy.
Republican-dominated Nebraska overrode the governor's veto to replace death penalty with life imprisonment.
Pakistan is a "haven" for several Islamist terror groups and successive Pakistani governments are widely believed to have supported some outfits as proxies in the country's conflicts with its neighbours including India, a US Congressional research report has said.