Daesh — the Islamic State (IS) is claiming responsibility for the twin assaults, believed to be the group’s first attacks in Iran. Islamabad said Pakistan stands in solidarity with the people of Iran.
Pakistan’s ex-army chief Raheel Sharif becomes chief of 39-nation Saudi-led Islamic Millitary Alliance
Raheel Sharif was made as the head of the 39-nation Saudi-led Islamic military coalition under an agreement which was finalised a few days back.
Turkish President, after the assassination of Andrey Karlov, said that Ankara and Moscow agree that the killing was an attempt of provocation against mutual ties.
Donald Trump has stunned America and the world, riding a wave of populist resentment to defeat Hillary Clinton in the race to become the 45th president of the United States.
The Nobel committee in Norway praised Juan Manuel Santos for his peace agreement with Farc rebels, signed last month after four years of negotiations.
The bombings, apparently aimed at sowing sectarian discord in a country well known for Shia-Sunni harmony, came as thousands of Hazaras gathered to protest over a multi-million-dollar power line.
Fighting continued into the early morning, with the sounds of huge blasts echoing across Istanbul and the capital, Ankara, including at least one bomb that hit the parliament complex.
The test happened two months after the United States sanctioned businesses and individuals linked to Iran’s missile programme over a test of the medium-range Emad missile carried out in October 2015.
Islamic State (IS) group have launched an anti-government radio Voice of the Caliphate station in Afghanistan to promote IS and attract new recruits, Afghan media reported.
Vikas Swarup, spokesman of Indian Ministry of External Affairs, said on Twitter that the meeting took place on the Imran Khan's request.
"I am alive. I’ve never had a fight with anyone, no meeting was held and I have not been to Kuchlak (in Pakistan) in years," Mullah Mansour
The parents plan to give 99 percent of their Facebook fortune to charity over the course of their lives via a new foundation, Zuckerberg announced in a letter embedded in a post commemorating the birth of the couple's first child.
At least 12 other militants were killed and 20 had been wounded in the drone strike which took place in the Damma region in Khost Province, NYT reported
Local Organisation Aware Girls is one of just 20 organisations from around the world to receive an inaugural “With and For Girls” Award.
"I’ve shown our colleagues photos taken from space and from aircraft which clearly demonstrate the scale of the illegal trade in oil and petroleum products."