Kathmandu, May 5 (IANS) Nepal's embattled Prime Minister K.P. Oli on Thursday addressed Parliament and assured political parties that he was not going to recommend dissolution of the House, after the Maoists decided not to pull the plug on his government.
Beijing, May 5 (IANS) An international yoga conference to be attended by Chinese and Indian practitioners will be held later this month in Kunming City in southwest China's Yunnan Province, local authorities said on Thursday.
Copenhagen, May 5 (IANS) An adult education centre in a Copenhagen suburb has told Muslim students that they can no longer attend classes unless they remove the niqab face veil.
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) A Pakistani woman killed her four daughters and then attempted suicide on Thursday in Balochistan.
London, May 5 (IANS) A South London Muslim cleric on Thursday demanded an apology from David Cameron after the prime minister last month accused him of supporting Islamic State because he attacked Labour's London mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan.
Imphal May 5 (IANS) Tension gripped the Manipur-Myanmar border town of Moreh after two Indian nationals were reportedly shot dead at Wuksu in Myanmar.
Frankfurt, May 5 (IANS) Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has met his Pakistani counterpart Ishaq Dar on the sidelines of the annual general meeting of the Asian Development Bank.
Colombo, May 5 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena is expected to visit to India and Britain next week, foreign ministry officials said here on Thursday.
Ankara, May 5 (IANS) Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu was on Thursday holding an extraordinary Central Executive Board (MYK) meeting amid rumours that he was resigning.
Damascus, May 5 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) on Thursday seized full control of al-Shaer gas field, located east of the central Syrian province of Homs, after three days of fighting against government forces.
London, May 5 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron will not apologize to US presidential hopeful Donald Trump for calling him "divisive, stupid, and wrong", a spokesperson for 10 Downing Street has said.
Washington, May 5 (IANS) An Army Captain is suing US President Barack Obama, arguing that the war against the Islamic State is illegal because it has not been authorized by the Congress.
Sydney, May 5 (IANS) A Sydney woman faced court on fraud charges after she spent millions on handbags and luxury goods after a bank provided her with 4.6 million Australian dollars ($3.44 million) in error, the media reported on Thursday.
Moscow/Beijing, May 5 (IANS) The Chinese and Russian military are to hold their first-ever joint exercise on how to counter an "incidental or provocative" missile attack. It comes as the US and South Korea are discussing the deployment of advanced THAAD missile interceptors in Asia.
New York, May 5 (IANS) Nepal should ensure that investigations into all deaths and injuries during the protests in the southern Terai region are fast and transparent, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday.