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.
John Kerry has met with the Saudi Kind and the foreign ministers of the Gulf Arab region to reassure them that despite Iranian deal, their interests would not be damaged.
According to Iraqi parliament's High Commission for Human Rights, ISIL is hunting down civilians. They were fleeing Saladin province and need humanitarian aid.
Britain's Hinkley Point plant would get public funding with EU energy ministers debating closer energy union. Romania leads call for nuclear framework in letter
According a survey result, Malaysia is the most preferred global destination among Muslim worlds.
U.S. Army Europe commander tells, to stop ISIL, we have to dry up their resources.
Israel naval forces opened fire on Palestinian fishermen and detained four fishermen on Wednesday
Hillary Clinton used private email account to conduct State Department business
North Korea's official news agency calls knife attack on Ambassador Mark Lippert who get injured deeply to his face and arm.
Russia's Defence Ministry said on Thursday that large-scale military exercises had started in southern Russia and in disputed territories on Russia's borders.
Misao Okawa, the world's oldest person that her oldest son Hiroshi, 92, and a two-year-old great-grandchild, is wished a happy birthday in Japan. Okawa turns 117 on Thursday. Guinness World Records recognized her in 2013 as the world's oldest woman
A Palestinian official says Israel closes only functioning crossing on Thursday for the Jewish holiday
According to Iran state media, kidnapped Iranian diplomat held in Yemen since 2013 freed
Exiled coalition talks to internal opposition to broaden appeal and aims to create common platform for negotiations with Assad
Modi has offered military and civilian assistance to counter China's prescence in the Indian Ocean
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen had been searching for sunker warship for eight years.