US President Barack Obama on Wednesday called Saudi King Abdullah about his plan to fight the Islamic State (IS) militants just a few hours before he addressed the American public and the world on the threat posed by the Sunni militant group.
Afghanistan`s fraud-hit election teetered on the brink of collapse Wednesday as one of the two candidates boycotted the UN-supervised vote audit set up to end a prolonged dispute over the rightful winner.
Saudi King Abdullah on Sunday sharply criticised religious extremists, vowing not to let "a handful of terrorists... terrify Muslims", in a speech marking the start of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan.
Saudi King Abdullah pledged in talks with US Secretary of State John Kerry to use his influence to encourage Sunni Muslims to join a new, more inclusive Iraqi government to better combat an Islamist insurgency, a senior US official said on Saturday.
People`s Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti has criticized the Omar Abdullah-led National Conference-Congress Government for taking away job opportunities from the youth and reinstating old people.
Afghanistan`s former foreign
minister and opposition leader Dr Abdullah Abdullah has appreciated India`s role in post-Taliban period and said that it should continue with its good work in his war-torn country.