External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today called on visiting Bangladesh President Md Abdul Hamid and conveyed to him that there was "wish" and "will" on the part of the new government in India to strengthen bilateral ties with that country.
The Pakistani military said Friday that it had killed 62 militants in clashes near the border with Afghanistan, stepping up operations against insurgents after an attack at a school that left 148 students and staff members dead.
Mohammed Bako stared out at the teeming Jimeta market in Nigeria's Yola city, looking for anything suspicious amongst the hawkers selling cheap phones and cars attempting near impossible turns down narrow alleys.
A Beijing court on Friday ordered a psychological clinic to pay compensation to a homosexual man for administering electric shocks in an attempt to make him heterosexual, an unprecedented ruling on so-called conversion therapy.
Ahead of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj visit, South Korea today said it was time to think "big" and take "bold" initiatives to boost bilateral ties and listed manufacturing, infrastructure and tourism as key sectors for Korean investment in India.
Pakistani Christians today decided not to celebrate Christmas this year to express solidarity with the families of the victims of the deadly Peshawar school terror attack that killed 151 people, mostly children.
Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, a key planner of the 2008 Mumbai attack, was today detained by Pakistani authorities for three more months, a day after he was granted bail by a court. Lakhvi, 54, was detained for three months under the Maintenance of Public Order or MPO.
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, starting a visit to Ebola-hit countries in West Africa, urged local communities to strictly follow health regulations in the face of signs that traditional funerals are still spreading the disease.
A decade after a 10-metre (32-foot) tsunami washed away two of her three children, her home and business, Salawati is finally getting her life back on track in Indonesia's western-most Banda Aceh province.