- Jul 31, 2015 14:39 IST
Mullah Akhtar Mansour, a longtime trusted deputy of Omar, takes charge as the movement faces growing internal divisions and is threatened by the rise of the Islamic State group, the Middle East jihadist outfit that is making inroads in Afghanistan.
- Jul 31, 2015 12:51 IST
Jewish extremists have for years attacked Palestinian property, as well as mosques, churches and even Israeli military bases in opposition to what they see as the Israeli government's favorable policies toward the Palestinians.
- Jul 31, 2015 12:34 IST
The Sydney police hope to find the killer of a 41-year-old Indian woman who was brutally stabbed to death in Sydney, on March 7 this year while she was talking to her husband over phone.
- Jul 31, 2015 10:03 IST
An Australian official leading the search for missing flight MH370 on Friday said that authorities are "increasingly confident" that wreckage found on an Indian Ocean island is from the ill-fated jet.
- Jul 31, 2015 10:41 IST
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's call on Thursday to hold an emergency party congress got the backing of his party as he seeks to assert his control over rebel lawmakers balking at new bailout talks.
- Jul 30, 2015 18:31 IST
Boko Haram militants slit the throats of 10 fishermen in villages near Baga on the shores of the Lake Chad in northeastern Nigeria, a leading fisherman and a resident said on Thursday.
- Jul 30, 2015 20:51 IST
An Afghan official said two separate drone strikes in an eastern province bordering Pakistan have killed 20 militants affiliated with the Islamic State group.
- Jul 30, 2015 16:20 IST
Malaysia Airlines was operating a Boeing 777 on the ill-fated flight, which vanished without a trace in March last year while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in one of the most baffling mysteries in aviation history. The plane was carrying 239 passengers and crew.
- Jul 31, 2015 12:01 IST
The world's only surviving panda triplets celebrated their first birthday in a zoo in southern China. More than 4,000 panda fans and media from around the world gathered at Changlong zoo in Guangdong province to witness the birthday party for the panda triplets, Meng Meng, Shuai Shuai and Ku Ku on Thursday.
- Jul 31, 2015 10:34 IST
The Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which disappeared March 8, 2014, with 239 people on board, is the only 777 known to be missing. Its last radar position was over the Andaman Sea about 370km northwest of the Malaysian city of Penang. The wreckage was found on Reunion Island in Indian Ocean about 5,600km southwest of Penang.
- Jul 31, 2015 02:03 IST
A knife wielding Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man lunged into a group of revelers at Jerusalem's annual gay pride parade and stabbed six people on Thursday evening as they marched in the holy city, Israeli police and witnesses said.
- Jul 30, 2015 18:38 IST
Authorities in Wenzhou, known as China's Jerusalem, have given Christian churches a deadline to remove prominent crosses, a religious symbol, within weeks, worshippers and an activist group said on Thursday, stepping up a long-running campaign.
- Jul 30, 2015 19:42 IST
Islamic State fighters have reportedly been taken for a ride and this time by three Chechen girls who tricked them to send them money for travelling to Syria, according to a media report.
- Jul 30, 2015 18:43 IST
The Afghan Taliban on Thursday confirmed the death of their leader, Mullah Mohammad Omar, and chose a new successor, Mullah Akhtar Mansour.
- Jul 30, 2015 20:47 IST
German authorities say they found tens of thousands of euros in cash in the possessions of an 83-year-old woman who lived at a homeless shelter and died last week.