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August 28, 2016 12:27 am

Twenty-year-old, Mourad Hamyd, who is the brother-in-law of one of the jihadists who attacked French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo was charged with "associating with terrorists" and is held in custody.

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August 28, 2016 12:23 am

The Paraguayan People's Army was blamed last year in the killing of a German couple.

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August 27, 2016 11:25 pm

A large cache of arms, ammunition, militant-literature and cash was also seized from the arrested terrorists as well, said a security official.

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August 27, 2016 9:59 pm

A landmine planted by Islamist group Boko Haram killed four Chadian soldiers on patrol near Chad's border with Niger on Saturday, sources said.

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August 27, 2016 9:41 pm

The family of Gordhan Das Khatri willingly allowed their daughter to convert to Islam in order to marry her childhood friend Bilal Qaimkhani whose father Muhammad Yousuf Qaimkhani is an old friend of Khatri.

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August 27, 2016 9:34 pm

Belgian PM Charles Michel was among the mourners at the church in La Hulpe, near Brussels, where Thielemans lived. A giant screen was set up to relay the service to the crowds outside.

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August 27, 2016 9:31 pm

Hasina issued a stern warning against attempts to create anarchy by "making a non-issue an issue", saying "we will not hesitate to control it with an iron hand".

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August 27, 2016 8:55 pm

Turkey arrested three former top Turkish diplomats on charges related to the recent failed coup attempt by a section of the military.

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August 27, 2016 8:47 pm

The Britain-based group said regime aircraft had dropped two explosive-packed barrel bombs several minutes apart on the Maadi district of eastern Aleppo.

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August 27, 2016 8:31 pm

"The MQM had constructed these buildings after forcibly grabbing government land," SSP Rao Anwar said.

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August 27, 2016 8:14 pm

NBA star's cousin was shot and killed in Chicago while pushing her baby in a stroller near a school where she intended to register her children.

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August 27, 2016 8:02 pm

The family of Gordhan Das Khatri willingly allowed their daughter to convert to Islam in order to marry her childhood friend Bilal Qaimkhani whose father Muhammad Yousuf Qaimkhani is an old friend of Khatri.

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August 27, 2016 8:01 pm

Gabon voted on Saturday amid growing discontent over the failure to raise living standards despite its oil wealth, posing the potentially biggest challenge yet to President Ali Bongo.

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August 27, 2016 7:47 pm

The cash delivery to Iran to repay a decades-old arbitration claim raised further questions about a payment timed to help free four American prisoners in Iran.

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August 27, 2016 7:15 pm

The centre of Lester was located some 960 kilometers southwest of the southern tip of Baja California, the NHC said in its bulletin.

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August 27, 2016 7:15 pm

"If the negotiations come to a close" without an agreement "we will start to find a way in order to sell our oil because we need money, either to Iran or other countries", he said over telephone.

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August 27, 2016 7:12 pm

A South African pilot was killed after his aerobatic aircraft plummeted to the ground during a flight show in northwest China's Gansu Province, the event organiser said.

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August 27, 2016 6:33 pm

A group allied to Kurdish-backed SDF said it was bombarded by Turkish warplanes, after Turkey's military launched an incursion into northern Syria against both IS and Kurdish forces.

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August 27, 2016 5:22 pm

Turkey has for the first time allowed policewomen to wear the Islamic headscarf as part of their uniform so long as the it is the same colour as the uniform and without pattern.

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August 27, 2016 5:17 pm

Tropical Storm Gaston in the Atlantic is expected to pick up strength and once again become a hurricane, the Miami-based National Hurricane Center (NHC).

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August 27, 2016 4:45 pm

The death penalty has failed to reduce drug trafficking in Iran, a senior Iranian judiciary official said on Saturday shortly before the scheduled execution of 12 people for narcotics-related offences. His criticism was unusual in a judiciary that has long been a bastion of the hardline security establishment in the Islamic Republic, which carries out […]

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August 27, 2016 4:41 pm

Taliban insurgents overran a district in Afghanistan, killing and wounding dozens of police and soldiers and threatening strategically important road routes to Pakistan, officials said.

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August 27, 2016 4:38 pm

Haqqani has been living in the United States for more than a decade but retains his Pakistani citizenship and travels on a Pakistani passport.

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August 27, 2016 4:11 pm

Nine more bodies were recovered from the town on Saturday, including three corpses that were pulled overnight from the crumpled Hotel Roma, bringing the death toll in Amatrice alone to 230 residents and tourists.

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August 27, 2016 4:06 pm

"The Prime Minister has been absolutely clear that the British public have voted and now she will get on with delivering Brexit," a Downing Street source said.

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August 27, 2016 4:04 pm

South Korea and Japan said they will start talks on a new currency swap agreement after the countries' finance ministers met in Seoul on Saturday to bolster defences against global financial uncertainties.

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August 27, 2016 3:36 pm

The visit comes as Italy observes a day of national mourning for the 284 victims of the earthquake.

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August 27, 2016 3:25 pm

Thailand's lese majeste law is among the world's harshest, punishing any perceived criticism of the monarchy with up to 15 years per offence.

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August 27, 2016 2:56 pm

Prime Minister Abe is in the Kenyan capital Nairobi to attend the sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD)

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August 27, 2016 2:38 pm

ISIS released a new video that shows five boys, including one said to be from the UK, aged between 10 to 13 years shooting prisoners in Syria.

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August 27, 2016 6:41 pm

Bangladesh police believed that Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh, which has pledged allegiance to Islamic State, was involved in organising the Dhaka cafe attack.

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August 27, 2016 2:34 pm

Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin wrote on Twitter that the city would probe the incident.

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August 27, 2016 2:16 pm

Turkey: Three former Turkish top diplomats, including an advisor to ex-president Abdullah Gul were arrested over links to the failed July 15 coup.

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August 27, 2016 1:34 pm

Governor of Jani Khel district, in the eastern province of Paktia said that after heavy overnight fighting, security forces had pulled out of the district.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump leads a Hispanic leaders and small business owners roundtable in Las Vegas, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. Left is Pastor Pasqual Urrabazo, of the International Church of Las Vegas, and right is Irma Aguirre, a local business owner. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
August 27, 2016 1:10 pm

Donald Trump met with about two dozen Latino supporters in Nevada to discuss strategies for boosting Hispanic turnout in the swing state, in order to convey that his economic policies would be better for small minority-owned businesses.

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August 27, 2016 12:24 pm

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said it was imperative for Australia to cut its high debt levels, urging newly elected opposition lawmakers to support his economic reform agenda.