A Pakistani court on Thursday directed the Punjab government to decide "within five days" the detention matter of LeT operations commander and 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi.
Iran demanded an immediate halt to Saudi-led military operations in Yemen on Thursday and said it would make all necessary efforts to control the crisis there, Iranian news agencies reported.
Sri Lanka on Thursday assured China that it would provide favourable business environment for Chinese companies in the island nation, adding that problems with major infrastructure projects will be sorted out. Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena is on his first visit to China.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Wednesday that some members of the Taliban had legitimate grievances given the torture and ill treatment they had suffered and it was necessary to find a way to apologise and heal national wounds.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has been too busy during the past three weeks to accept a phone call from the Australian prime minister to plead for the lives of two death row prisoners, an Indonesian envoy said Thursday.
Sikh, Hindu and Arab minorities in the United States have long been demanding that incidents such as the Alabama attack on an elderly Indian man, gunning down of a Sikh by a white supremacist and the Wisconsin temple vandalism be defined as hate crimes, attracting closer scrutiny and more stringent punishment.
Nasa's Opportunity Mars rover has become the first human-made vehicle to complete a marathon on another planet a feat accomplished in a record time of no less than 11 years.
Drying underwear at a temple and defecating in public, kicking a bell at a sacred shrine and washing feet in a public restroom: that's a sample from a litany of complaints about the behaviour of Chinese tourists in Thailand.
Chinese President Xi Jinping worked to mend relations with Sri Lanka on Thursday as state-run media warned the island nation's new government against shutting off billions in investments from Beijing.
The wife of a U.S. blogger who was killed by suspected Islamic militants while visiting Bangladesh said on Wednesday that she had suffered brain injuries during the attack and called on Dhaka authorities to "pursue a thorough investigation."
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been granted the go ahead by President Reuven Rivlin to form a new coalition government, recognizing his surprising victory in the last week's election.
The US Army sergeant who abandoned his post in Afghanistan and was held captive by the Taliban could face up to life in prison if convicted of both the charges he is facing, military officials have said.
A new Ebola vaccine has been found to be safe in the first phase one trial based on the 2014 strain of the virus.
Six US lawmakers along with leading advocacy groups have welcomed the inclusion of Sikh, Hindu, and Arab American communities in the Department of Justice's hate crimes tracking effort.
At least 14 workers were killed and dozens more injured after scaffolding collapsed at a steel plant in central Vietnam, officials said, as rescue teams Thursday searched for bodies still trapped in the wreckage.