A fruit truck loaded with explosives detonated on Monday in Lahore, wounding at least 22 people, with no one claiming immediate responsibility.
Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee fought back tears and denied wrongdoing as prosecutors pushed a 12-year jail term for charges including embezzlement, perjury, and bribing the ousted President Park Geun-hye.
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Fifteen people were still missing and the search had been hampered by damage to roads from floods and landslides, the disaster agency said in a report.
Gunmen killed 11 people and wounded 18 in a Nigerian church on Sunday in an attack motivated by a feud between members of the local community, officials said.
Fighting is ongoing but as many as 50 people – children, women and elderly men, most of them members of Shi’ite Hazara community – may have been killed.
A UN report in February said security forces instigated a campaign that “very likely” amounted to crimes against humanity and possibly ethnic cleansing.
The EU budget commissioner said the UK will have to keep making payments for long-term programmes until at least 2020, even after it leaves in 2019.
Foreign ministers from the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) ended an impasse over how to resolve South China Sea disputes, calling for militarisation and island-building to be avoided.
Carla del Ponte, who prosecuted war crimes in Rwanda and Yugoslavia, said there is no political will to prosecute crimes in Syria.
Trump vented his frustrations about the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan, echoing Obama’s qualms about sending more troops into a conflict described as “an eroding stalemate”.
The capture of a Pakistani teenager who travelled 2,000 km across two countries to commit a suicide attack gives police a rare glimpse into a militant network suspected of a surge in sectarian violence.
The time has come for India and China to explore new institutional mechanisms for resolving their boundary dispute.
Many in Peru have cell phones and drive cars, but the prevalence of an outdated rural lifestyle offers fertile soil for machismo culture to take root.
Australian lawmakers born in another country have to ensure that they were not dual nationals at the time of their election.
The US-drafted resolution bans North Korean exports of coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore and seafood.
Now in his third term, Kagame has won praise for presiding over a peaceful and rapid economic recovery in Rwanda since the 1994 genocide.
Rouhani has intensified efforts to protect the deal – the biggest achievement of his first term – against Washington’s return to an aggressive Iran policy.
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The two deals have regional lawmakers questioning their cost and accusing Yangon’s chief minister Phyo Min Thein of cronyism and a lack of accountability.
Eduardo Guevara, an official with national emergency services, said that some survivors were gravely injured and the final death toll could still rise.
In addition, Zhang took gifts, including money, abused his power and had “abnormal sexual relations with others,” an anti-graft watchdog’s statement said.
FDP chief Christian Lindner said it might be necessary to “encapsulate” the Crimea issue to maintain good ties between Russia, Germany and the EU.
The Sunday Telegraph report stated that British officials were likely to offer to pay ten billion euros a year for three years after leaving the EU in March 2019.
Foreign ministers of Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and Brazil urged Maduro to release prisoners and immediately start a political transition.
ISIS is losing ground fast in Syria to separate campaigns waged by the Russian-backed Syrian government on the one hand, and to US-backed Kurdish forces and their allies on the other.
Amidst the social upheaval in Venezuela, 1,420 Venezuelans have sought asylum in Mexico in the first six months in 2017, a nearly four-fold jump from 2016.
Speaking to the UN Security Council, China’s UN ambassador Liu Jieyi also urged North Korea to “cease taking actions that might further escalate tensions.”
A PhD researcher interviewed more than 100 convicted rapists to understand the roots of endemic male violence against women and children – and then went to find the victim of one.
Andrew Small, an expert on China and its relations with Pakistan and the US discusses the wider context to the ongoing standoff at Doklam.
President Trump is still nominating key figures from America’s torture fiasco to key posts – including new FBI director Christopher Wray.
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Rio de Janeiro’s Valongo Port was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in July.
The Lebanese army will attack ISIS from the Lebanese side of the border while Hezbollah and the Syrian army will simultaneously attack it from the Syrian side.
Germany says Vietnamese businessman Trinh Xuan Thanh was seized in Germany and spirited to Vietnam where he is suspected of corruption and causing losses at a Vietnamese state firm.
Facebook rolled out a tool this week to help Kenyan users spot fake news ahead of a hotly-contested presidential election that has seen supporters of rival candidates trade bitter words online.
About 2,000 ISIS fighters are estimated to remain in the Syrian city of Raqqa, fighting for their survival in the face of an offensive by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, a senior US official said on Friday.
A US judge in Las Vegas set a $30,000 bail on Friday for a well-known British cyber security researcher accused of advertising and selling malicious code used to pilfer banking and credit card information.
The UN detailed more than 250 “extrajudicial or targeted killings” of civilians in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Kasai region from mid-March to mid-June, counting dozens of children among those massacred.
The deployment of 8,500 soldiers to Rio de Janeiro last week and the funeral on Monday for an unborn baby killed in one of numerous shootouts there were not part of Brazil’s plan for marking the one-year anniversary of the Olympic Games held in the city.