ISIS financed from 40 countries, including G20 members; Putin

"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."
Kabul Blast

Twin blasts on Hazara community kill 80, injure over 230 in Kabul

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.
Juan Manuel Santos

Colombian President ‘Santos’ wins Nobel Peace prize 2016 for his efforts to end civil...

The Nobel committee in Norway praised Juan Manuel Santos for his peace agreement with Farc rebels, signed last month after four years of negotiations.

Yemen rebels seek talks as Saudi-led coalition ends operation

A statement read out on Saudi-owned Arabiya TV said, adding that the campaign "successfully managed to thwart the threat on the security of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia".

Voice of the Caliphate, IS launches radio station in Afghanistan

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.

Mullah Mansour is alive; Taliban release his audio message

"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
Turkish Army

194 reported killed after Turkish military coup failed

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.
Donald Trump

Billionaire reality TV star ‘Donald Trump’ becomes President U.S.

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.

Iranian ‘Guards’ conduct ballistic missile test

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.
Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai receives Harvard Award for promoting education worldwide

Malala Yousafzai received the 2018 Gleitsman Award from the Centre for Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School, for promoting girl's education worldwide.
Kabul Milad Attack

Suicide bomber kills at least 50 in Kabul attack on Milad-un-Nabi day

A suicide bomber attacked a gathering of hundreds of Islamic scholars in Kabul on Tuesday, killing at least 50 and people as Muslims marked...

U.S. forces kill at least 31 Taliban militants in Afghanistan

U.S. forces targeted multiple districts of Ghazni and Wardak provinces of Afghanistan and killed at least 28 Taliban militants.

Taliban-US ‘productive’ peace talks at Doha reached 2-day break

U.S. Special Envoy for Afghanistan call Doha peace talks with Taliban as productive and both parties announced a 2-day break after 3-day long negotiations.