At least 12 people, mostly military personnel, are dead and over 30 wounded after a Taliban attack on a military base and police training centre in eastern Afghanistan, according to an Afghan official.
Carlos Ghosn, the ousted Nissan chairman held in Tokyo on charges of financial misconduct, has promised to remain in Japan if granted bail.
The animals "wanted blood" according to the father of six-year-old Michael Schipanski, who is currently recovering from his ordeal in hospital.
Thousands of protesters have gathered in Syntagma Square in Athens to demonstrate against Greece's agreement with Macedonia to change the latter's name to North Macedonia.
President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday formally registered as a candidate for Afghanistan’s delayed presidential election, setting up a rematch with Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah in the July ballot.
Syrian defence systems thwarted an Israeli air attack on Sunday in the south of the country, state media said, citing a military source.
Two people have been killed after a large fire broke out in the upmarket French ski resort of Courchevel.
Colombia has demanded that Cuba hand over rebels affiliated with National Liberation Army (ELN), who were in Havana for peace talks, after a deadly car bombing in Bogota was blamed on the group.
Authorities in Pakistan have arrested counterterrorism police officers after they allegedly killed a middle-aged couple, their 13-year-old daughter and another man in what the police initially claimed was a shoot-out with armed fighters.
The newly appointed Afghan minister of interior affairs, Amrullah Saleh, has resigned from his post, a spokesman for the ministry, Najib Danish, said on Saturday.
Several thousand people marched through major Australian cities calling for safety for women after an Palestinian exchange student was murdered in Melbourne.
Israel's prime minister has departed for the central African nation of Chad to officially restore relations.
U.S. President Donald Trump should slow down the planned withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria until Islamic State militants there can be defeated, Sen. Lindsey Graham said on Saturday.
Thousands demonstrated Saturday in Turkey’s Kurdish-majority southeast to support a detained lawmaker from a pro-Kurdish party who launched a hunger strike in November.
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has demanded an end to the trial of Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Walter Onnoghen.
Tony Nwoye, Director of Youth Mobilisation, All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council, says youths will be heads of Ministries and Parastatals if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected.
The Chief of Defence Staff, Lt.-Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, on Monday in Abuja reaffirmed military’s commitment to neutrality in the forthcoming general elections in the country.
The Court of Appeal Abuja on Monday fixed January 24 to hear a notice of appeal seeking to restrain the trial of the Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, doled out N6.750 million to researchers, innovators and investors who distinguished themselves at the just concluded Technology and Innovation Expo 2019 which took place in Enugu.
Atletico Madrid crashed out of the Copa del Rey to Girona on Wednesday following a highly entertaining 3-3 draw at home to the Catalan side.
Workers in the Oyo State Public Service on Wednesday began a three-day warning strike over unpaid salaries and withdrawal of promotion by the state government.
Ethnic violence in four villages in western Democratic Republic of Congo left at least 890 dead over just three days last month, the UN says.
Novak Djokovic dropped a set for the second match running but survived a tough examination by 15th seed Daniil Medvedev on Monday to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals.
Sudan's longtime ruler is defiant in the face of more than three weeks of protests demanding his resignation.