Hours after Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif dismissed the political crisis triggered by protests aimed at unseating his government as "a tiny storm" that would be ended soon, protesters marched into the Parliament shouting slogans.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday said fresh US sanctions imposed on organisations linked to Tehran's nuclear programme have "further deepened" mistrust that exists between the long-time foes.
A new study provides strong evidence that the experimental drug given to two American aid workers stricken with Ebola in Africa really works and could make a difference in the current outbreak - if more of it could be produced.
The White House has strongly defended Barack Obama's dress sense after the president faced some online disapproval for wearing a more informal tan-coloured suit at a news conference on Iran and Ukraine.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has said China will spur military innovation and called on the army to create a new strategy for "information warfare" as the country embarks on military reform, state media said on Saturday.
Since he was 10, Sasha has taken the train everyday between Moscow and his home in the suburbs. Only instead of sitting inside with the other passengers, he runs on its rooftop as the train hurtles along.
Media outlets in the Maldives have raised nearly $2 million to help Gaza residents affected by massive destruction caused in the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas, a fundraising organiser said on Saturday.
Following an incomplete count due to ethnic conflicts in parts of the country, Myanmar said on Saturday that its first census in 30 years shows the population to be 51.4 million, some ten million less than expected.