France`s embassy in Niger warned French citizens to stay indoors Saturday as violent protests against publication of a Prophet Mohammed cartoon by the French weekly Charlie Hebdo spread in the capital Niamey.
Sri Lanka has lifted a ban on foreign travelers visiting the former war zone in the north of the country, its defence ministry said on Friday, as the new government promotes reconciliation with ethnic minority Tamils after a 26-year war.
Saudi Arabia on Sunday said it has arrested 135 suspects for "terrorism" offences, after the kingdom's participation in air strikes against Islamic State group extremists raised concerns about possible retaliation.
Stirring yet another controversy, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has termed upper caste people as "foreigners and descendants of Aryan race", a remark for which the BJP has slammed him for "stoking caste tension" in the state.
Sri Lanka on Wednesday barred foreigners from visiting its former war zone in the Tamil-majority northern province without prior approval, citing national security concerns amid reports of attempts to revive the LTTE.
FC Goa made the perfect start in their first friendly match of the pre-season ahead of the Indian Super League, as they scored a comfortable 3-0 win over Sesa Academy at the Tilak Stadium here on Sunday.
China`s top judge has said that foreigners will be regularly allowed into courts to listen to cases, state media reported on Thursday, as the government embarks on legal reform at a time of public discontent over many perceived miscarriages of justice.
Ukranian ballroom dance expert Maksim Chmerkovskiy is on his maiden visit to the country as the first international judge of reality TV show `Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa`. He believes India`s "exotic appeal" and the "positivity" of its people attracts foreigners, and he is sure he`ll take back "a lot" upon his return.
Three foreigners have been kidnapped in Nigeria`s southern oil-producing Niger Delta region, police said Monday, after the Dutch foreign ministry told AFP it was "aware" of reports that those taken were Dutch citizens.
Foreigners wearing mini skirts and entering Jama Masjid here prompted Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his aides to commit terror strike at the historic mosque in September 2010, the Delhi Police has told a court here.
Ukraine has banned entry to former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili and 35 other foreigners suspected of working with the opposition "to destabilise" the country amid mass pro-EU protests, a report said on Tuesday.