The attack was the deadliest bombing in Iraq since US-led forces toppled Saddam Hussein 13 years ago.
Kabila is under pressure from Congolese and international sources to step down as President after his mandate ends in December.
The Afghan authorities have not yet issued a statement regarding casualties, though the Taliban claim to have killed dozens.
As Japan prepares for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games, Tokyo has elected Yuriko Koike as the Governor for Tokyo. Koike said that the Olympics will give them a chance to rebuild the Tokyo for the future.
Some elements in the Chinese military are pressing for a stronger response on the South China Sea dispute, but the leadership is wary of straining its relations with the US.
The firm, which operates in conjunction with a British counterpart, took the decision after considering its “business and geopolitical principles.”
In an unexpected move, Erdogan has said that as a one-off gesture, he would drop all lawsuits filed against people for insulting him.
The assault by the rebels is by far the biggest military campaign waged by the insurgents against the government forces in recent months.
As the geographical area under ISIS control shrinks, it is encouraging its supporters to carry out “lone wolf” attacks.
A German culture scholar looks at how rising fear of terror and a week of violence has affected German media and politics. Will Germany’s open refugee policies last?
Feeling that its overtures for closer ties have been rebuffed, China is now resuming its policy of isolating and neutralising India
Police released a statement on Twitter saying both locations were secured.
Chan Ho-tin, who refused to sign a document that stated that Hong Kong is an ‘inalienable’ part of China, was disqualified from elections.
Commercial Black farmers are suffering losses and becoming dependent on drought assistance. Experts believe that rainfall now won’t salvage the situation.
Suspecting rival Fethullah Gulen’s influence through military schools. the Turkish president wants to reduce the power of the army.
The 16-month-old conflict that has killed more than 6,400 people, was being negotiated over a long period, and has been extended further by a week.
Clinton has chosen to defy the millions who voted for Sanders and taken the strategy of winning the centre ground, gambling on anti-Trump feeling to draw Sanders supporters into her camp – as they have nowhere else to go – by November.
A Pakistani and the father of an army captain killed in Iraq, criticised Trump on his policies.
A story of a sad and gentle man’s resilience against malice, his undying optimism to win back his ancestral land, and with it a war that was lost long ago.
Eyewitnesses say that the hot-air balloon struck power lines before catching fire. The FBI has begun an investigation into the cause of the accident.
Seizing control of Aleppo would be the biggest victory for President Bashar al-Assad in five years of fighting, since the city was divided in 2012.
Over 10,000 Indian workers in Saudi Arabia have lost their jobs and not been paid their complete wages, foreign affairs minister Sushma Swaraj estimated.
With one eye on Beijing, enhanced economic and strategic ties are on the agenda but sale of the sea-launched Brahmos missile is not on the cards.
Erdogan condemned Western for failing to show solidarity with Turkey over the recent failed coup.
When asked if they would rather stay in the EU but leave the UK, 46 % of the 1,006 respondents said they wanted to remain in the UK and only 37 % preferred Scotland becoming an independent nation within the bloc.
She was once a formidable commander of the People’s Liberation Army but today has a new cause – that of her fellow women fighters who bravely fought a war, but are struggling to survive the peace.
In the winter of 2014 the American actor, producer and scriptwriter, John Cusack arranged a meeting between him, Arundhati Roy, Edward Snowden and Daniel Ellsberg, who exposed the lies of the US government about the Vietnam War through the Pentagon papers in the 1960s.
Indian officials have made clear that Modi’s visit to Islamabad for the Saarc summit on Nov 9-10 will take place even if the graph of India-Pakistan relations does not rise in the months ahead.
Syria’s Nusra Front believes that ending ties with al Qaida will ensure that they are not targeted by US and Russian troops.
In an unconventional move, Malcolm Turnbull declared Kevin Rudd unfit for the post of UN Secretary General.
A Turkish official has reported that Erdogan wants control over the armed forces, in yet another move to consolidate his power after the failed coup.
The unique design of Turkey’s educational institutions may answer why Erdogan is going after the country’s academics.
Accepting the Democratic nomination for president in an upbeat speech, Clinton countered Trump’s pessimism, promising an inclusive America for everyone.
Digital media has the power to inform, but it is also helping some to spread hate.
Former prime minister Moudud Ahmed discusses Bangladeshi electoral politics, the threat from ISIS, and diplomatic ties with India and China.
The death of Abdirahman Abdi, a Somali immigrant, after his arrest, has come to the forefront of the Black Lives Matter movement in Canada.
Pope Francis arrived in Krakow and criticised the Polish government’s anti-immigrant stance. He also declared that the Europe attacks are about war and not religion.
Trump, in a public statement, urged Russia to find Clinton’s missing emails while denying any personal connection to Russian President Putin.
Erdogan is continuing his crackdown on the military faction and media outlets that supported the coup. Turkey claims the coup was orchestrated by Gulen’s followers.
UNHCR is struggling to accommodate a massive influx of refugees, mostly women and children who are fleeing conflict in South Sudan.