Pakistan should seek its interests in Afghanistan or any other country through political channel, not through violence, US President Donald Trump’s national security advisor says.

US Vice-President Mike Pence has said his country's "era of strategic patience" with North Korea is over.

Turkey vote on Erdogan powers 'valid'

Tuesday, 18 April 2017 03:29 Written by

The result of the referendum that grants sweeping new powers to the president of Turkey is valid, the head of the electoral body says.

Some 1,500 Palestinian political prisoners held by Israel launched a mass hunger strike on Monday to press for basic rights and shed light on the difficult humanitarian conditions inside Israeli prisons.

Duterte praises Trump as a realistic guy

Tuesday, 18 April 2017 03:28 Written by

Philippines’ strongman Rodrigo Duterte has expressed his support for the US President calling him a “pragmatic thinker” and pointing out that Donald Trump simply would not have become a billionaire if he were stupid.

Turkey votes in key constitutional referendum

Monday, 17 April 2017 03:23 Written by

Turkish citizens have begun voting in a key referendum on whether to adopt a presidential system with extended executive powers.

The constitutional changes proposed in Sunday's vote seek to transform Turkey's governance from a parliamentary system to an executive presidency, significantly expanding the powers of the top office.

A North Korean missile has detonated soon after launch, South Korean and US military officials say, a day after Pyongyang warned the US amid rising tension in the region.

A large blast has killed more than 110 people in an attack near buses carrying Syrians evacuated from two besieged government-held towns, according to a monitoring group.

Iraqi forces launched a new attack on Islamic State in Mosul's Old City on Sunday, military officials said, trying to break the stalemate in attempts to seize the militants' last stronghold.

North Korea on Saturday displayed what appeared to be new long-range and submarine-based missiles at a massive military parade celebrating the 105th birth anniversary of the nation's founding president, Kim Il-sung.