India said Pakistan was meddling in its internal affairs, but previous meetings haven't triggered diplomatic rows. Both countries claim sovereignty over Kashmir.
Tracer bullets ricochet off their targets as Japanese Ground Self-Defence Force tanks fire their machine guns during a night session of an annual training exercise at Higashifuji training field near Mount Fuji in Gotemba, west of Tokyo. Japanese battle tanks, helicopters and elite troops stormed the foothills of Mount Fuji in...
The PKK - a Kurdish separatist group based in Turkey that the US has placed on its 'terrorist list' – has been in the thick of the fight against the Islamic State in Iraqi Kurdistan.
Violence in nearby Iraq prompted Kuwait to adopt an iron fist approach to national security. This summer, the government began targeting terrorist suspects and political dissenters, depriving some of their citizenship rights.
With the help of its allies, the Syrian Army has regained critical territory from armed rebels. But talk of victory obscures the fact that parts of the country may be irretrievable.
Despite official denials, European nations list hostage ransoms as 'development assistance.' In 2003 a hostage cost $200,000; today the figure reaches $10 million: New York Times investigation.
Boko Haram last week tried to assassinate a moderate Muslim prayer leader and a leading contender for Nigeria's presidency. Its latest abductee is the wife of Cameroon's deputy prime minister Amadou Ali.
Yes, homicides are increasing in the municipalities that surround Rio de Janeiro, but these areas have traditionally witnessed higher rates of violence than the city itself.
Syrian and Palestinian refugees in Lebanon face a multitude of hurdles to complete their educations, like obtaining books or taking exams recognized by their home country. One charity has stepped in to help.
Raymond Burse is forfeiting a chunk of his salary at Kentucky State University to improve pay for the lowest-paid workers.