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.
Draft law on the autonomous Muslim region was submitted to Aquino after months of negotiations between the government and MILF rebels.
The convoy has been stuck at the Russia-Ukraine border for a week because Ukraine is worried that it could be used to deliver military supplies to pro-Russian separatists
Cricketer turned politician Imran Khan has had a rapid rise to political prominence and is now leading demands for the resignation of Pakistan's prime minister.
Several families packed up to escape the fighting, which lasted for hours, residents said.
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Chief of the Defense Staff General Rudy Ortiz and the four others had gone to inspect military installations when the Bell 206 helicopter came down in thick cloud
Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Qin's statement came after a prominent Chinese newspaper, the state-run Global Times tabloid, said Australia should be taught a lesson.
A rise in the number of foreign assisted suicides has provoked heated debate in Switzerland
In video footage of the episode widely circulated on social media, the white officer in question, wide-eyed and agitated, is seen pointing his rifle at numerous demonstrators and members of the media
Israel has been pounding the Gaza Strip since Tuesday following the collapse of a temporary ceasefire with Palestinian factions.
The new presidential ticket for the Brazilian Socialist Party is confirmed a week after the death of presidential candidate Eduardo Campos in a plane crash. Federal deputy Beto Albuquerque is also confirmed as Silva's vice presidential running mate.
Coup leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha has been elected quasi-unanimously by the junta-appointed assembly as interim government head.
President Obama's counterterrorism adviser says hostages 'were in danger with each passing day'.
IAEA report said Iran over the last month had used about 3.5 kg of its 20 percent uranium in oxide form for manufacturing fuel.
Some analysts say the government's strategy of openly talking about the costs of immigration could play into the hands of the Sweden Democrats, who want to cut immigration by 80-90 percent.
Not long after Obama called ISIL a "cancer" with a bankrupt ideology, the Pentagon said U.S. aircraft conducted 14 air strikes in the vicinity of Iraq's Mosul Dam