A former aide and brother-in-arms of Osama bin Laden has appealed to British Muslims to not join Islamic State for their so-called jihad in Syria, and has denounced the extremist group's beheadings and utilisation of mass rape as "completely against Islam."
Egypt's Foreign Ministry summoned the British ambassador to Cairo on Sunday to complain about comments he made after a judge sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years in prison for reporting "false news."
A residential complex in Saudi Arabia housing employees of oil giant Saudi Aramco was engulfed in fire on Sunday killing at least six people and injuring 206. Saudi Aramco is the world's largest oil company in terms of crude production and exports.
The decision to reverse this part of the anti-pollution law will come as a surprise to many as the Chinese government is right in the middle of its fight against large-scale air pollution, triggered mostly by factory, vehicular and construction-related pollution.
Four months after a devastating quake claimed nearly 9,000 lives in Nepal, residents of Kathmandu Valley celebrated a ‘coming out of grief’ festival in memory of those dead.
Thailand's army chief on Sunday said that the man arrested in connection with the deadly Bangkok bomb blast was not cooperating.
Pakistan has banned the Islamic State militant group that has overrun vast stretches of Iraq and Syria after repeatedly denying the dreaded outfit's presence within its territory.
An Egyptian court sentenced three Al Jazeera TV journalists to three years in prison on Saturday for operating without a press license and broadcasting material harmful to Egypt, a case that has triggered an international outcry.
An airstrike launched from a Saudi-led coalition on Sunday has killed 36 civilians working at a bottling plant in the northern Yemeni province of Hajjah, according to residents.
Police are still scanning every corner of the vehicle and autopsies are ongoing. Here's a breakdown of what we know so far about the passengers, how they died, the vehicle and four suspects arrested in Hungary.
Commodore Dele Alonge, air force spokesman, said the Dornier-228 aircraft had taken off from Kaduna Military Airfield Saturday morning bound for the country's capital, Abuja, when it crashed in a house in the Ribadu area.
Alexis Tsipras abruptly resigned last week, days after clinching an €86 billion ($97 billion) bailout package from Greece's eurozone and International Monetary Fund lenders, aiming to crush a rebellion by far-left lawmakers and tighten his grip on power.
At least 38 young women have died in a road accident in Swaziland on their way to an annual ceremony where the king might have chosen one of them as his wife, an advocacy group said on Saturday.
The vehicle was intercepted near Braunau am Inn in western Austria and contained 26 "illegal foreigners" from Syria, Bangladesh and Afghanistan who said they wanted to go to Germany. The Romanian driver, who had refused to pull over for a routine check, was arrested.
At least five were killed in gunbattles between rival Taliban factions in southern Afghanistan, a top official with the insurgent group said on Saturday. The clashes took place at a time when members of the Taliban meet in Pakistan to resolve a leadership crisis following the death of its former leader Mullah Mohammad Omar.