Twenty-eight people were killed as Pakistan’s military fought an all-night battle Monday with Taliban gunmen who besieged Karachi airport armed with rocket launchers and suicide vests, leaving a nascent peace process in tatters.
Popular support for Spain’s scandal-hit royal family has climbed since 76-year-old King Juan Carlos announced his abdication a week ago, a survey showed Monday.
Mothers raped during Liberia’s civil wars are facing the fresh trauma of seeing their daughters attacked in peacetime due to a persistent “hyper-masculinity” in society, a leading think tank said Monday.
China has confirmed it will participate in a major US-organised naval drill for the first time, official media said Monday, amid heightened distrust between the two military powers.
A car bomb followed by a suicide bombing hit offices of a Kurdish political party and security forces in Iraq on Sunday, killing 17 people, police and a doctor said.
The majority of Spaniards want a referendum on the future of the monarchy, according to a poll published Sunday, less than a week after King Juan Carlos abdicated in favour of his son.
India hailed talks with China on Sunday as a good step towards stronger ties in the first high-level meeting of the rival Asian giants since Prime Minister Narendra Modi took charge.
Rescuers scrambled Sunday to deliver food and medical supplies to Afghan families marooned on mountaintops after flash floods killed 80 people in a remote northern district, washing away hundreds of homes and forcing thousands to flee.
Pakistani paramilitary forces Sunday killed more than 10 separatist rebels in the violence-stricken southwestern province of Baluchistan as part of a fresh operation to quell a long-running insurgency, officials said.
Ukraine’s Western-backed billionaire Petro Poroshenko was sworn in as president on Saturday as glimmers of hope emerged for a solution to the bloody crisis that has pitted his splintered ex-Soviet country against Russia.
Two soldiers were killed Saturday in separate bomb blasts in a restive Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border, the military said.
US President Barack Obama said Friday that Russia must recognize Ukraine’s newly elected leader as legitimate if it wants to resolve months of crisis.