Even as his administration fights for its travel ban from several Muslim-majority countries, President Donald Trump is using the nation that is home to Islam's holiest site as a backdrop to call for Muslim unity in the fight against terrorism.
South Korean President Moon Jae-In today announced his picks for finance and foreign ministers while appointing a former diplomat as his top security advisor for his new government.
Ausralia has given 7,500 boat people until October to prove they are genuine refugees or be kicked out, declaring the "game is up" for illegal arrivals ripping off taxpayers.
Two men have been detained for allegedly hunting a wild rhesus monkey, police in Chinas northern Shanxi Province said today.
In great news for India, scientists at NASA have named a new organism discovered by them after the much-loved A P J Abdul Kalam.
From the last few weeks of 2010 to the end of 2012, China killed or imprisoned up to 20 sources cultivated by the Central Intelligence Agency, the United States's premier spy agency, a New York Times report said.
Iranians yearning for more freedom at home and less isolation abroad have emphatically re-elected President Hassan Rouhani, throwing down a challenge to the conservative clergy that still holds ultimate sway.
President Donald Trump will use his first visit to the Middle East to call for unity in the fight against radicalism in the Muslim world, casting the challenge as a “battle between good and evil” and urging Arab leaders to “drive out the terrorists from your places of worship,” according to a draft of the speech obtained by The Associated Press.
President Donald Trump opened his first trip abroad since taking office, touching down Saturday in Saudi Arabia for a visit aimed at building stronger partnerships to combat terrorism in the region and moving past the controversies engulfing his young administration.
Iran's state television has declared incumbent President Hassan Rouhani the winner of the country's presidential election, giving him a second four-year term to see out his agenda calling for greater freedoms and outreach to the wider world.