Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif on Thursday warned his force would give a “befitting response” to alleged Indian violations of the truce along the Line of Control, less than a week before the Indian Foreign Secretary’s visit to Islamabad.
The 'Jihadi John' killer who has featured in several Islamic State beheading videos is Mohammed Emwazi, a Briton from a middle class family who grew up in London and graduated from college with a degree in computer programming, the Washington Post newspaper said.
Reuters' Pakistan bureau chief Maria Golovnina, who was found dead on Monday in Islamabad, had three marks on her neck and had died due to blockage in her respiratory tract, initial autopsy report said today.
A woman teacher at a prominent Indian school in Doha was forced to resign after she posted a derogatory caricature of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on her Facebook account, a media report said on Thursday.
An Al-Jazeera journalist will face court for illegally flying a drone in Paris, amid a spate of drone flyovers that have confounded French authorities amid heightened security concerns.
A South Korean court on Thursday abolished a 62-year-old law that criminalized extramarital affairs, and the stock price of a prominent condom maker immediately shot up 15%.
Canada-based cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri was on Thursday declared a 'proclaimed offender' along with his two sons by a Pakistani anti-terrorism court for failing to appear in a case of arson and vandalism in Lahore.
The number of Christians abducted by the Islamic State group in northeastern Syria has risen to 220 in the past three days, as militants round up more hostages from a chain of villages along a strategic river, activists said Thursday.
The Islamic State group released a video on Thursday showing militants using sledgehammers to smash ancient artifacts in Iraq's northern city of Mosul, describing the relics as idols that must be removed.
A coalition air strike in western Iraq killed at least 17 Islamic State militants overnight, a hospital source said on Thursday, and an Arabic TV channel said the group's leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had been in the area several hours before.
The Airbus A340-600 landed safely at its destination, Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International Airport, according to airline President Jarumporn Chotikasathein.
A suicide bomber driving a car packed with explosives targeted a vehicle of the Turkish embassy in the Afghan capital killing at least two people during the morning rush hour on Thursday, officials said.
The death toll from a series of avalanches triggered by heavy snowfall in Afghanistan rose above 200 on Thursday, officials said.
Russia's foreign minister is sharply criticizing Ukraine's insistence that it won't begin pulling back heavy weapons in its fight against separatists in the east until the rebels fully observe a cease-fire. Sergey Lavrov told a news conference that the stand is "ridiculous."
Dictator Adolf Hitler's manifesto 'Mein Kampf' will return to bookstores in Germany for the first time since the end of World War II with a new annotated edition of the book to be published next year.