Republican candidate Rand Paul said IS grew stronger because his party hawks gave them arms indiscriminately.
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.
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.
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.
Ethiopia's ruling party and its allies won a large majority in parliament, the country's election board said on Wednesday, based on an early vote count in a weekend election in which opponents complained their supporters were harassed.
According to a new report based on 15,000 verified Twitter accounts, journalists make up nearly a quarter — nearly 24.6 per cent — of the authenticated Twitter users.
Glaciers in the Everest region could disappear this century if greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, a new scientific study says, signalling an ecological shift that could set off massive disasters in the Kosi river basin and devastating floods downstream in India.
Hundreds of protesters marched through the streets of Myanmar's largest city of Yangon on Wednesday to denounce foreign criticism of the country's treatment of stateless Rohingya Muslims.
In multiple suicide attacks by Islamic State extremists targeting the Iraqi army in western Anbar province, at least 17 troops were killed.
An abortive attempt by militants to storm a guesthouse in Kabul popular with foreigners was part of the “spring offensive” launched by the Afghan Taliban, whose annual campaign has usually resulted in significant casualties.
In the first official response to Ireland's landmark referendum on homosexual marriage, the Vatican's secretary of state has condemned last week's event as being a "defeat, not for Christian values, but for humanity."
Directors of Axact, a software company in Pakistan, would be charged for cheating and money laundering.