BEIRUT: A Syrian rebel group operating around Damascus has executed 18 alleged members of the Islamic State group in a video mimicking the extremist organisation's own productions.
The video, which emerged overnight, shows fighters from Jaysh al-Islam (Army of Islam) wearing the orange prison clothes that IS vict... read more
Cairo, Jul 1 : At least 60 Egyptian soldiers were today killed as heavily-armed IS militants launched a wave of simultaneous attacks on army checkpoints, including three suicide bombings, in one of the biggest assaults in the restive Sinai Peninsula...... read more
Dhaka, July 2 : The Bangladesh chief of the Al Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) and his top advisor are among 12 Islamist radicals nabbed by elite force RAB ,its media spokesman claimed today...... read more
Medan (Indonesia), Jul 2 The Indonesian military plane that crashed into a residential neighbourhood and killed 142 people likely suffered an engine failure, the air force said today, but denied the aircraft was overloaded after claims civilians had paid to get on board..... read more
Lahore, Jul 2 At least 12 Pakistani soldiers, including the commander of a unit, were killed today when four bogies of a special train carrying military troops fell into a canal in Punjab Province after the bridge it was passing over collapsed partially..... read more
Athens, Jul 2 Greece's radical left government said today it may resign if it fails to win a referendum that could decide the country's financial future.
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said the government "may very well" quit if the public went against it in Sunday's plebiscite and voted for more auste... read more
France has rejected an appeal by the Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to grant him asylum.
Prosecutors in Sweden want to question Mr Assange over sex assault allegations...... read more
At least 17 soldiers have been killed in Pakistan after a train carrying hundreds of army personnel derailed from a bridge and plunged into a canal. The army said four carriages derailed after part of the bridge collapsed near Wazirabad in Punjab province.... read more