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BEIRUT: The Islamic State group on Sunday released a video claiming the beheading of US aid worker Peter Kassig in a warning to Washington as it prepares to send more troops to Iraq. The same video showed the gruesome simultaneous beheadings of at least 18 men described as Syrian military personnel, the...

BILASPUR: Tablets linked to the deaths of more than a dozen women who visited a sterilisation camp in India are likely to have contained a chemical compound...

KANO: Boko Haram has seized the north-eastern Nigerian town of Chibok, from where 276 girls were kidnapped more than six months ago and which the government...

ZHUHAI: China’s new stealth jet fighter rocketed skywards on Wednesday as Beijing puts on an unprecedented display of openness – and military force...

RAIPUR: Furious protesters took to the streets in central India on Wednesday, smashing up cars and demanding the chief minister resign, as the death toll...

BAGHDAD: Iraqi soldiers battling the Islamic State group recaptured the heart of the town of Beiji, home to the country’s largest oil refinery,...

MOSCOW: Russia on Tuesday signed a deal with Iran to build two new nuclear reactors and agreed to expand the total number of Russian reactors in the country...

POTISKUM: A suicide bomber disguised in school uniform detonated explosives at a high school assembly in the northeast Nigerian city of Potiskum on Monday,...

BAGHDAD: US President Barack Obama said on Sunday that deploying additional troops to Iraq signalled a “new phase” in the fight against the Islamic...

GUANTANAMO BASE: The commander of the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay believes there is little chance of the controversial facility being closed...

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