World Bulletin / News Desk
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made an unannounced visit to Kabul on Saturday to meet Afghan President Hamid Karzai on the eve of a donors' conference in Tokyo to pledge aid for Afghanistan.
U.S. officials with Clinton declined to say how much aid the United States would pledge at the Tokyo meeting, nor how much was expected to be committed overall as the international community seeks to back the Afghan economy and prevent the country from sliding back into chaos as foreign troops withdraw.
Participants are expected to commit just under $4 billion annually in development aid for Afghanistan at Sunday's meeting.
'We both are gravely concerned about the US's likely deployment of the THAAD system in South Korea,' Chinese foreign minister says at a briefing with his visiting Russian counterpart
The special inspector for the US Department of Defense has said that a dwindling troop presence in Afghanistan means that their training program is being hampered.
Demonstrators gather outside US embassy to protest its use of 'Rohingya' in statement on Rakhine State situation
A prize winning journalist has claimed that Pakistan aided the US in the capture of Osama Bin Laden
PM says will ask Australia to make alternative arrangements for asylum seekers after the Manus detention center was ruled unconstitutional
Accuses monk and disciples of trying to incite violence by building Buddhist structure near mosque in country's southeast
President to invite senior Malaysian, Philippines officials to discuss how to rescue 14 Indonesians abducted off Mindanao
In apparent policy shift, Kabul ‘will no longer call on Pakistan to bring Taliban to negotiating table’, Afghan president declares
Pakistan has stressed that Kashmir remains a 'core issue' during peace talks between the Pakistani and Indian foreign ministers in New Delhi
Taliban military leader arrested in overnight raid by Afghan forces in Kunduz province, according to local security sources
China will start land reclamation on Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea later this year, according to a Chinese naval source
Ganajagaran Mancha Spokesperson Imran H Sarker says he has received a death threat through his mobile phone.
56 miners working underground managed to escape incoming waters in Shan Xi province
South Korea dismisses Pyongyang's nuclear test suspension proposal as 'preposterous'
Pakistan's embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today has pledged to resign if proved guilty of graft or misappropriation in a high-level probe in the wake of the 'Panama Paper' leaks
Sardar Soran Singh, a leading Sikh activist and a member of the assembly of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, was shot dead by unidentified attackers in northwest Pakistan on Friday.