A wave of attacks killed at least 95 people in Shiite and Sunni areas of Iraq on Monday, officials said, pushing the death toll over the past week to more than 240 and extending one of the most sustained bouts of sectarian violence the country has seen in years.
A car bomb exploded near a bus carrying Iranian pilgrims north of Baghdad on Monday, killing eight people, Iraqi police and a local official said.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai will seek greater military aid from India during his meeting with Indian leadership on Tuesday, sources said.
"Chindia" was the buzzword in the official Chinese media today as Communist Party of China (CPC) mouthpieces gushed about the opportunity awaiting the two countries in cementing bilateral ties and opening up wide windows for trade and business.
If one sifts through the hype surrounding Li’s high-profile India visit, it will be clear that Beijing’s seemingly new-found affection for New Delhi is not aimed at short-shrifting Islamabad.
An attempted hostage rescue and two assaults by gunmen on police stations killed 24 policemen in Iraq's restive Anbar province overnight, police and doctors said today.
At least 43 people were killed in car bomb explosions targeting Shi'ite Muslims in the Iraqi capital and the southern oil hub of Basra today, police and medics said.
North Korea continued firing short-range weapons over its own eastern waters Monday after a weekend of what it called “rocket launching tests” intended to bolster deterrence against enemy attack. South Korean officials were investigating exactly what it was that Pyongyang was testing.
Rescuers recovered four more bodies from a collapsed underground room at a giant US-owned gold and copper mine in Indonesia, bringing the confirmed death toll to 13, police said Monday. Fifteen other workers were still missing and feared dead.
Israel is the world's largest exporter of unmanned aerial vehicles in terms of number of systems sold earning a whopping $4.6 billion in sales during the last eight years, excluding a major deal with India for the upgrade of unmanned aircrafts, according to a study by a business consulting firm.
South Korea on Monday predicted further missile tests by North Korea which fired four short-range missiles into the Sea of Japan at the weekend, drawing criticism from Seoul and UN chief Ban Ki-moon.
Lebanese Hezbollah militants attacked a Syrian rebel-held town alongside Syrian troops on Sunday and Israel threatened more attacks on Syria to rein the militia in, highlighting the risks of a wider regional conflict if planned peace talks fail.
Syrian troops pushed into a rebel-held town near the Lebanese border on Sunday, fighting house-to-house and bombing from the air as President Bashar Assad tried to strengthen his grip on a strategic strip of land running from the capital to the Mediterranean coast.
There is every chance that a border face-of f might happen again but China is looking to engage India in a way it has not done before – looking at New Delhi as an important neighbour and ally, possibly in the league of Moscow.
North Korea on Sunday test-fired a short-range missile off its east coast, its fourth in two days, a Seoul official said.