Pakistani authorities and broadcasters blanked out news of a suicide attack near Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium to ensure that it would not impact a game between the national cricket team and Zimbabwe, the country’s information minister has said.
One year later, revelations about how the UN handled accounts of child abuse has horrified people both inside and outside the world body.
After a Reuters report triggered the controversy over a property, which the president had misrepresented as 'donated', while the papers say it was bought. The opposition has tried to corner the president, demanding details of all his financial assets, ahead of the elections in Mexico on June 7.
USA intends to continue imposing its naval presence in the controversial South China sea routes until all the claimants resolve the issue.
A regional conference called to address the swelling tide of boat people in Southeast Asia ended with no major breakthroughs, with Myanmar deflecting blame for fueling the crisis and warning that "finger pointing" would not help.
Anti-Muslim groups have been active in the US, propagating Islam as violent, often citing the murderous brutality of Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. The demonstration staged near Phoenix mosque was organised via social media.
A Syrian Christian fighter has beheaded an IS militant to avenge people "executed" by the jihadists.
4,200 migrants were rescued and 17 corpses were found on several of the rickety boats in the Mediterranean on Friday.
Gunmen killed at least 19 passengers they had forced off buses travelling from the western Pakistani city of Quetta to Karachi on the southern coast, said the home minister for the restive province of Balochistan, where the attack took place.
This year, they didn’t even wait till the end. “Only one white kid left in the spelling bee, let’s go buddy make America proud,” went a tweet posted late Thursday evening.
Too much love can be a bad thing. Paris city officials, exasperated with lovers sealing their passion by clipping padlocks all over the city, are set to remove 45 tonnes of the locks from the iconic Pont des Arts bridge from Monday, after a section of the bridge collapsed due to overload.
The United States removed Cuba from its blacklist as a state sponsor of terrorism on Friday, in a landmark move aimed at paving the way towards normalizing ties frozen for half a century.
It was an emotional day for The Guardian editor-in-chief Alan Rusbridger as he prepared to bring down the curtains on his 20-year-old run at the helm of one of the most prestigious publications in the world. Whistleblower website WikiLeaks, however, used the occasion to take the renowned journalist down a peg.
The Islamic State jihadist group has seized control of the airport in the city of Sirte after forces of a Tripoli-based Libyan government withdrew, a spokesman said Friday.
A 41-year-old Indian national has been sentenced to one year in jail after which he will be deported from the UAE for posting a 'blasphemous' status on a social networking site.