Seeking to forge close ties with a crucial ally, US President Donald Trump today invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House next month as they spoke over phone and discussed ways to ensure security and stability in the Middle East.
South Korea's ruling party is to change its name for the second time in five years, it said today, as it seeks to dissociate itself from the corruption scandal surrounding impeached President Park Geun-Hye.
Myanmar's deputy defence chief today urged the world to give his government "time and space" to solve a crisis involving the Rohingya Muslim minority amid concerns jihadists could exploit the situation.
Several hundred Tamil-Americans held a rally at the Gandhi statue here in support of the ongoing Jallikattu movement demanding lifting of the ban on bull-taming sport which is an integral part of Tamilian culture.
A spokesman says former President George H W Bush's health continues to improve and doctors are hopeful he can be moved out of intensive care at a Houston hospital in the next day or two.
A robbery inside a San Antonio shopping mall ended with shots fired, leaving one person who tried to intervene dead, three others shot and another two people taken to hospital with non-shooting injuries, police and fire officials said.
Eighty three people have been detained in China for allegedly faking auction of antiques worth 6 million yuan, police said.
Ten persons have been arrested for possesing 100 kg of drugs worth over 2 million yuan in Chinas central Hubei Province.
A dozen bodies including seven that were headless and mutilated -- were discovered over the weekend in western Mexico's seaside resort of Manzanillo, apparent victims of the country's epidemic of drug violence, local officials have said.
Prosecutors say 56 sets of human remains have been identified in a jumble of bone fragments found at a burial pit in the border state of Nuevo Leon.