Seoul, May 4 (IANS) South Korean President Park Geun-hye has said her landmark visit to Iran was an opportunity to secure Tehran's cooperation in denuclearising the Korean peninsula.
Manila, May 4 (IANS) Extremist group Abu Sayyaf released a new video on Wednesday threatening to kill three more hostages, who were kidnapped along with John Ridsdel, who was beheaded on April 25 in southern Philippines.
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Presidential hopeful Donald Trump was declared the "presumptive GOP nominee" by Republic National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus on Tuesday after his sweeping victory in Indiana forced his main rival, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, out of the race.
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) A Pakistani court has granted bail to the five accused who were arrested on blasphemy charges on the complaint of a Sikh youth for publicly disgracing his turban.
Canberra, May 4 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Wednesday confirmed that the general elections will be held on July 2, hours after the conservative coalition government presented its new budget.
Brasilia, May 4 (IANS) The suspension of WhatsApp in Brazil was scrapped, hours after an appellate court upheld a 72-hour nationwide shutdown of the messaging service.
Canberra, May 4 (IANS) A boat carrying asylum seekers was intercepted off the coast of Australia's remote Cocos Islands territory, sources said on Wednesday.
Washington, May 4 (IANS) New York billionaire and former reality TV show host Donald Trump is projected to win the crucial Republican primary held on Tuesday in the mid-western US state of Indiana, increasing his likelihood of clinching the party's presidential nomination outright, a number of TV networks reported.
Warsaw, May 4 (IANS) Poland on Tuesday celebrated 225th anniversary of Third May Constitution, the second constitution in the world and the first such document in Europe.
Washington, May 4 (IANS) A pedestrian was killed on Tuesday here after a man injured a metrobus driver and hijacked the bus, local authority said.
Nairobi, May 4 (IANS) Kenyan police said on Tuesday they are interrogating a suspect who was arrested last week for planning various terror attacks in East Africa.
Dhaka, May 4 (IANS) Bangladesh's highest economic policy-making body on Tuesday approved a multi billion-dollar China-financed project to develop a direct railway connectivity between the capital Dhaka and the southwestern parts of the country.
Cairo, May 3 (IANS/AKI) Egypt's press syndicate on Tuesday accused the government of "escalating its war against journalists" after the arrest at the weekend of two reporters during police raids on the union's offices here.