More than 200 people were reported to have been kidnapped since the end of May, with at least another 21 murdered in northern and eastern Afghanistan.
Clashes broke out between the two sides when Pakistan started building a barrier at the crossing to stop Islamist militants crossing over from Afghanistan.
The Japanese government sources said there were again signs that North Korea might be preparing a launch of the intermediate-range Musudan missile, the same missile it attempted to launch in May.
The fresh statement from the US on India’s NSG membership came after China said that it was not on the agenda of the NSG meeting in Seoul.
Myanmar’s foreign minister Aung San Suu Kyi advised the use of the term ‘the Muslim community in Rakhine State’ as opposed to ‘Rohingya’.
Nanduwali in east Rajasthan started flowing again when the villagers decided to work with nature and not against it. The river is now lifeline to those settled on her banks.
All possibilities of maintaining the current neoliberal model of capitalism have been exhausted, and the attempt to turn Donald Trump into “an absolute evil” is about mobilising people to protect this ailing status quo, embodied by Hillary Clinton.
The National Education Workers Coordinator (CNTE) union has been leading protests in Oaxaca for days against an education reform and the arrest of two of its leaders.
The casualties appeared to include both Afghans and Nepalese security contractors.
It is a revelation to see how children adapt to the changing climate and its attendant woes in the eastern states of Bihar and Jharkhand.
US officials said that while the White House is prepared to hear the diplomats’ dissenting viewpoint, it is not expected to spur any changes in President Barack Obama’s approach to Syria.
The state’s revenue, largely tied to the petroleum industry, slumped in the last two years as global oil prices collapsed.
The high profile case came to light after a video was posted on Twitter shortly after the May 21 incident.
Politically, the decision is likely to heap pressure on the already unpopular Michelle Bachelet, who campaigned on a broad reform programme that included overhauls to higher education, health and labour relations.
Brazil was one the fastest economies of in the world from 1990-1980 but now that seems to be a faraway dream.
For five years, the US has argued that Assad has lost the legitimacy to lead Syria because of the suffering his forces have inflicted on civilians. Russian officials question who might succeed him and argue that chaos would be worse.
The practice of Sallekhana or Santhara by Jains is carried out in stages, by gradually giving up solid food, liquid food, and finally, even water.
Bangladesh has arrested more than 11,000 people in a week-long crackdown on Islamists begun on Friday, as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has vowed to halt a wave of targeted killings.
The commissioners of inquiry urged major powers to rescue at least 3,200 women and children still held by Islamic State, mainly in Syria, and to refer the case to the International Criminal Court for prosecution.
A political neophyte who has never held elected office, Donald Trump has said he may not need much from his Republican colleagues on Capitol Hill anyway.
The accusations provide more fodder for suspended President Dilma Rousseff and her allies, who accuse Temer and his party of mounting the impeachment process against her in order to distract from their own roles in the corruption scandal.
The fellowships are awarded to scholars and writers working on the history of independent India.
With low pay and pressured work, many officers had left the police force, but now hopes are fuelled by Duterte’s success in tackling crime in Davao, the once-lawless city in the south, where Duterte was mayor for 22 years.
Many say the repeated failure to arrest the abbot is further proof of Thailand’s culture of impunity – the ease with which the rich and powerful can get away with nearly anything.
The rebels are notorious for mutilating civilians and kidnapping children for use as fighters. The International Criminal Court has issued arrest warrants for the LRA’s messianic leader, Joseph Kony, and other senior commanders.
Media reports, citing witnesses, said the attacker shouted out “Britain first”, which is the name of a right-wing nationalist group. Labour MP Jo Cox was a vocal advocate for Britain remaining in the European Union.
Am Adasa had been under the militants’ control since 2014, when ISIS proclaimed its caliphate straddling Syria and Iraq. The governments of Syria and Iraq have launched offensives on other fronts against the group.
While he made it clear he was shifting his focus to building a grassroots movement to fight for his liberal policies, Sanders has laid off some staff, stopped campaigning and dropped plans to court unbound delegates in an unspoken acknowledgment the former secretary of state will be the Democratic Party nominee.
The enactment of a law on Hindu marriages has been a thorny issue for a long time, particularly because of a clause that provides grounds for divorce.
No charges have been filed in the case, but Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has told family members in Iran that she was forced to sign a confession under duress.
Beijing urged Washington to abide by its promises to recognise that Tibet is part of China and cease any support for Tibet independence.
Agadez in the landlocked country’s arid north is a popular way station for migrants attempting to traverse the Sahara Desert and reach Libya and eventually Europe.
NATO defence ministers warned that any collapse of the country would send thousands more migrants heading to Europe at a time when the continent already faces uncontrolled migration flows.
The attack came amid a week-long crackdown on Islamists begun on Friday, as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina vowed to halt a wave of targeted killings, in which more than 11,000 people have been arrested.
The second chargesheet details the role of Christian Michel in the VVIP chopper deal, his multiple visits to India and his transactions.
The Republican presidential candidate accused the Muslim-American community of broad complicity in attacks such as the Orlando shooting, which was carried out by a gunman pledging allegiance to Islamic State.
As of yet there are no automated tools that can identify live videos that should be taken down, people familiar with the technology said.
Boko Haram, which last year pledged loyalty to the radical group Islamic State, has kidnapped hundreds of men, women and children in their campaign to carve out an Islamist caliphate.
Gay rights group Equality Florida set up a page on the fundraising website GoFundMe.com, which had raised $3.6 million as of Tuesday afternoon. A campaign led by the Orlando mayor has received $1 million from the Walt Disney Co.
UN officials said they did not believe it was possible to disclose sources used to create the report.