Key commander among five militants killed in FR Peshawar

PESHAWAR: At least five militants including a key commander were killed on Saturday in a clash between security forces and militants in Bazargari area in the Frontier Region of Peshawar.

Libya's official government aims to set up new payment system for oil buyers

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya's internationally recognised government aims to set up a new payment system to receive oil revenues, bypassing the central bank based in Tripoli, the capital city that is no

Exclusive - Iran's support for Syria tested by oil price drop

AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian businessmen and trade officials say they are worried the economic lifeline provided by Iran is under strain from plunging oil prices, despite public messages of support from S

Anti-Whaling Group Found in Contempt of Court

Radical environmentalists who threw acid and smoke bombs at Japanese whalers have been found in contempt of court for continuing their campaign to disrupt Japan's annual whale hunt in the waters off A

India PM Modi's party distances itself from religious conversions

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party said on Saturday it does not support forceful religious conversions, distancing itself from a sensitive issue that has drawn sharp criticism from opposition

US Issues General Travel Alert

The U.S. State Department has issued a travel alert for Americans traveling abroad.

A news release issued Friday said the recent deadly hostage incident in Australia "is a reminder that U.S.

Turkey's Erdogan 'closely following' legal case against rival cleric

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he is closely following an inquiry into a U.S.-based Islamic preacher and media outlets close to him and dismissed criticis

Judge in Maryland Locks Up Youths and Rules Their Lives

Juvenile court judges are given wide discretion to decide what is in a young offender’s best interest. Many, like Judge Herman C.

Obama: US Making 'Strides Where It Counts'

U.S. President Barack Obama said in his weekly address Saturday the U.S.