Tens of thousands of mourners, some breaking through police barriers, flocked to South Africa's central government buildings on Friday to say a personal goodbye to anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela on the final day of his lying in state.
Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai, who is on a four-day visit to India, tells NDTV in an exclusive interview that the US "can't be aggressive" or "intimidate" him to sign a troop deal post 2014.
Setting the ball rolling for the trial of Pervez Musharraf on a charge of high treason, a special court today summoned the former Pakistani military ruler to appear before it on December 24.
Chinese officials in Tibet must build an "impenetrable defence" against separatism and befriend monks and nuns in the restive and remote region, a senior official said.
Was on the run for four years; extradition hearing next week.
A drone strike on a wedding convoy in Yemen killed 17 people, mostly civilians, medical and security sources said on Friday, adding grist to mounting criticism of the US drone war.
The leader of a protest group trying to overthrow Thailand's government and scrap planned elections said on Friday that the prime minister should either step down or be forced out, and his movement would then need around a year to push through reforms.
The hilltop city of Jerusalem was paralysed on Friday by a snowstorm of "historic" proportions, with its mayor calling out the army to help stranded motorists.
At least four people were killed in Bangladesh on Friday when supporters of Islamist leader Abdul Quader Mollah vented their fury at his execution.
Asian nations must ensure that territorial disputes do not erupt into conflict, leaders said on Friday, with Japan and the Philippines reaffirming their commitment to freedom of flight
James Bond boozed so much that in all reality he would have had the tremulous hands of a chronic alcoholic, according to an offbeat study published by the British Medical Journal (BMJ).
The closing of the RIA Novosti news agency in the middle of the Ukrainian crisis reflects Vladimir Putin's increasingly pronounced view of a zero-sum world.
The United States Army has for the first time successfully tested a vehicle-mounted laser that managed to shoot down incoming mortar rounds and drone aircraft
A door-to-door salesperson who ignored a "Do Not Knock" sign to try to win over a gas customer has ended up costing their Australian employers Aus$60,000 (US$53,600).
Gunmen shot dead a policeman and wounded another on Friday as they headed to Pakistan's northwestern town of Topi to guard an ongoing polio campaign, officials said.