Suspected Shebab militants attacked Somalia's intelligence headquarters and detention facility in central Mogadishu on Sunday, setting off a bomb and opening fire on the complex, police and witnesses said.
A new fissure eruption in an ice-free area of Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano system prompted authorities to raise their warning level for the risk of ash to aviation to the highest level of red on Sunday.
Japan today agreed to work with India in inventing treatment to Sickle Cell Anaemia disease after Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought help for finding remedy to the deadly disease commonly found among tribals in India.
Lauding Japan's deep historical ties with India, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe today said he was looking forward to a summit meeting with his counterpart Narendra Modi tomorrow, after the two leaders spent time together in ancient Kyoto city visiting Buddhist temples.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today received a presentation from Kyoto Mayor Daisaka Kadokawa on how the ancient tradition of Japan's cultural capital has been preserved while building it into a modern city, a day after India signed a pact to develop Varanasi on the pattern of Kyoto.
Pakistan's government said on Sunday it was trying to reopen talks with opposition groups after bloody overnight clashes between police and protesters outside the prime minister's residence left two dead and hundreds injured.
On his second day in Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited two leading Buddhist temples in Kyoto, met with the city mayor and and later sought Japan's help on combating sickle cell disease prevalent in tribal regions of India.