February 20, 2014 10:02:31 am

The statement did not give details of what a truce would entail or how it would be implemented.

February 20, 2014 9:48:39 am

On Sunday the Islamists militants killed 106 people in Igze village making it one of their deadliest assaults so far.

February 20, 2014 1:38:29 am

Clashes kill 26; Yanukovich sacks military chief.

February 19, 2014 5:45:21 pm

Hussain was working as a male nurse to family for nearly two years.

February 19, 2014 5:11:32 pm

Koirala, was elected as Prime Minister on February 11.

February 19, 2014 3:50:09 pm

A Venezuelan protestor poses for the camera wearing a gas mask made from plastic water bottles.

February 19, 2014 3:49:34 pm

A Venezuelan protestor poses for the camera wearing a gas mask made from plastic water bottles.

February 19, 2014 3:38:04 pm

The elite club only accepts people with Intelligence quotient (IQ) in the top two per cent of the world.

February 19, 2014 2:55:22 pm

UN appealed for USD 933 million for the humanitarian crisis in Somalia this year, but it has received only USD 36 million.

February 19, 2014 2:49:01 pm

Bomb blasts in Lebanon have become common due to the war in Syria, killing and wounding scores of people.

February 19, 2014 1:22:53 pm

75-year-old John Short was detained by North Korea. It was his second trip to North Korea.

February 19, 2014 12:29:39 pm

At least 16 people were killed in fierce clashes in Kiev between protesters and riot police.

February 19, 2014 12:25:34 pm

The UNHRC has urged global leaders to stand up against N Korea and refer it to the International Criminal Court.

February 19, 2014 12:01:35 pm

Thai protestors want the government to hand over power to an unelected people's council to implement reforms needed to end corruption.

February 19, 2014 11:45:09 am

Angela Merkel asked leaders of coalition partners to defuse a widening crisis sparked by Sebastian Edathy pornography case.

February 19, 2014 11:18:51 am

Dismissing Venezuelan governments accusations as baseless, the US said Venezeula is trying to distract world attention by blaming them.

February 19, 2014 10:31:45 am

White house press secretary said that the situation in Syria is horrendous and the only resolution to this is through negotiation.

February 19, 2014 9:59:17 am

Dalvir Singh, 27, died at the Maribyrnong Immigration detention centre in Melbourne on February 13.

February 19, 2014 9:36:43 am

The US said they aren't actively negotiating with the Taliban, but they want the speedy release and return of Sergeant Bergdahl.

February 19, 2014 2:37:04 pm

Ukraine's political crisis worsened when 25 people were killed and 241 injured in a fiery battle between anti-government and police.