Rain brings winter chill to Delhi
A Turkish Airlines plane carrying 224 passengers had to be evacuated after it missed the runway on landing at Kathmandu airport on Wednesday and skidded onto nearby grassland.
Since Republicans took control of Congress two months ago, an elaborate tug of war has broken out between Republican lawmakers and President Barack Obama over who calls the shots on major issues for the next two years.
The committee that awards the Nobel Peace Prize demoted its chairman on Tuesday, for the first time in the 114-year history of the award after his right-wing opponents won a majority on the prestigious panel.
Indian-origin billionaire Arun Pudur, CEO of software firm Celframe Technology Group of Companies, is among the world's top ten richest individuals under 40, while Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has topped the list.
A Bangladeshi court on Thursday upheld the arrest warrants issued against opposition leader and former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia in two graft cases involving over$ 650,000 which could see her jailed for life.
The US and Iranian foreign ministers began a third day of talks over Iran's nuclear program on Wednesday, just hours after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had warned that the deal being negotiated was a serious mistake.
All 227 passengers and 11 crew members of a Turkish Airlines flight had a lucky escape when their aircraft got damaged on landing at Kathmandu on Wednesday morning.
Carpets have been a main source of income for millions of Afghans during the years of war, but business and sales have dropped drastically as foreigners have left.
An , has surfaced in which ‘Jihadi John’ – unmasked as Mohammad Emwazi – claims that he was not an extremist and terms the September 2001 twin tower attacks in New York as ‘wrong’.
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday urged the US to not pursue the nuclear deal it is currently negotiating with Iran arguing it “is a bad deal, a very bad deal”.
Nigeria's Islamist sect Boko Haram released a video purporting to show it beheading two men, its first online posting using advanced graphics and editing techniques reminiscent of footage from Islamic State.
The cut-and-thrust of politics before the May elections shows that parliamentary democracy is as vigorous as ever in Britain, but the ‘mother of parliaments’ is crumbling, literally, and the speaker wants 3 billion pounds to refurbish the palace of Westminster.
Nemtsov had been one of few Russian liberals brave enough to denounce Putin’s extensive undercover military support for the separatist rebels in Ukraine. He described the way Putin had annexed Crimea, using masked special forces, as “illegal”, though he recognised a majority of Crimeans wanted to join Russia.
"Attractive" jihadist fighters can be "eye candy" to lure British Muslim girls, a former extremist has told BBC Newsnight.
Nearly a year has passed since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, sparking one of the most perplexing mysteries of modern times.