At least five people were killed and 15 injured after a blast ripped through a building in an upscale shopping area of Pakistan’s Lahore Thursday, officials said, the latest in a surge in Islamist violence.
Iraqi forces backed by jets, drones and gunships attacked Mosul airport Thursday, a key step in a renewed offensive against jihadists defending their stronghold on the city’s west bank.
France is committed to a two-state solution for the Middle East conflict, President Francois Hollande said, a week after Donald Trump broke with international consensus by stepping back from the goal.
Pyongyang’s state media on Thursday blasted Malaysia for an “illegal and immoral” autopsy on a man believed be the half-brother of North Korea’s leader, breaking a 10-day silence on the airport assassination.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson landed in Mexico late Wednesday for a meeting with its leader to ease diplomatic tensions over President Donald Trump’s trade and immigration policies.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde said Wednesday that she had been reassured by her first meetings with members of the new administration of US President Donald Trump, whose economic programme has caused global jitters.
US central bankers say they may need to increase the key lending rate “fairly soon,” but are concerned about the uncertainty of President Donald Trump’s tax and spending policies, according to the minutes of their last meeting published Wednesday.
Polish prosecutors on Wednesday began investigating a theatre play that drops hints about murdering a top politician and has a scene simulating oral sex on a statue of the late pope Saint John Paul II.
An Argentine volcanologist and Nicaraguan guide who fell into an active volcano were in good health Wednesday after being rescued by firemen, officials in Nicaragua said.
US sales of existing homes rose again in January to hit their fastest pace in nearly a decade despite rising prices and mortgage rates, according to data released Wednesday.
European airplane maker Airbus said Wednesday that its profits nosedived last year as charges related to problems with its A400M military cargo transport plane sent earnings into a tailspin.