An Islamic State (IS) manual for preparing, funding and carrying out terror attacks in the West is being shared on jihadist forums on the internet, asking extremists to raise funds through online scams and fraud.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday triumphantly joined tens of thousands of supporters to mark one year since his takeover of Crimea, a seismic shift that shattered ties with Ukraine and the West.
Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi, an official with al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), based in Yemen, has urged Muslims to carry out lone-wolf strikes in Western countries two weeks after his group said it was behind the Paris attacks, SITE Monitoring reported.
Britain has tightened steps for dealing with possible Ebola patients, its health minister said on Monday, after screening at London`s Heathrow airport failed to detect the disease in a nurse who is now critically ill.
Myanmar`s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday called on the West to encourage her country`s government to enter meaningful reform talks but told it not to reintroduce punitive sanctions even though democratic reforms were foundering.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned Western powers to curb their demands on limiting his country`s nuclear activities in order to guarantee a landmark settlement, which he said was "within reach".
Even as the West continues to point fingers at Moscow for fomenting the Ukraine crisis, President Vladimir Putin in his annual speech on Thursday sought to defend the country's bellicose foreign policy by justifying Crimea annexation as pivotal to Russian sovereignty.
Russian chess master and political activist Garry Kasparov has compared President Vladimir Putin's "one-man dictatorship" to the rule of Adolf Hitler, warning that if the West fails to stop him now the price to do so could get much higher.
Iran and the West put the onus for reaching a historic deal over Tehran's nuclear programme on each other today, as a final round of talks geared up in Vienna despite big gaps remaining ahead of a November 24 deadline.
Secret "Russian subs" off Sweden, tit-for-tat sanctions, NATO fighters scrambling to intercept Russian warplanes: relations between the West and Moscow over Ukraine have sparked incidents reminiscent of the Cold War that terrified the world for decades.
Bollywood loud mouth Sonam Kapoor has often been termed as one for being outright and 'on-your-face'. The actress doesn't budge from her stand and this has landed her in trouble on a couple of occasions. According to a leading daily, the 'Khoobsurat' star was quoted as saying that the Hindi film industry needs to learn from the West, where people know how to take jokes in a right manner.