Washington, May 23 (IANS) US President Barack Obama on Monday confirmed the death of Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour, two days after a US drone killed the militant leader in Pakistan's Balochistan province.
Ayutthaya (Thailand), May 23 (IANS) The sheer splendour of Ayutthaya makes one forget that it is a balmy May afternoon when on a visit to the Unesco World Heritage Site some 80 km from Thailand's capital Bangkok.
Seoul, May 23 (IANS) South Korea on Monday called for North Korea to show its stance on denuclearisation, in response to Pyongyang's dialogue overtures on military matters over the weekend.
Baghdad, May 23 (IANS) An offensive to retake the besieged city of Fallujah from Islamic State has begun, Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi announced on Sunday. Local residents have been told to evacuate via secured routes.
London, May 23 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that reports were still not confirmed that Taliban leader Mullah Mansour was killed during a US drone strike.
London, May 23 (IANS) A new message from an Islamic State spokesman has called on the groups' followers to carry out attacks in the US and Europe during the Islamic month of Ramadan beginning early June.
Islamabad, May 23 (IANS) Pakistan late on Sunday confirmed that two people were killed in a US drone strike on Saturday in its remote area along the Pakistan-Afghan border, but remained vague about the Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mansoors death in the strike.
Kathmandu, May 22 (IANS) Five Indian climbers attempting to scale the world's tallest peak, Mount Everest in Nepal, have gone missing, Nepal Police said on Sunday.
Islamabad/Kabul, May 22 (IANS) Taliban supreme leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour has been killed in a US drone strike in Pakistan, Afghan and Pakistani officials as well as the militant group confirmed on Sunday.