The United Nations said it was working on opening a humanitarian corridor in northern Iraq to allow stranded civilians threatened by jihadist fighters to flee.
About 175 Indians will reach New Delhi Thursday from violence-hit Iraq, the government said Wednesday.
The militant group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has rousted as many as 30,000 people from an eastern Syrian town after capturing it, a human rights body said Sunday.
Iraqi forces are analysing an online video that purports to show a brutal jihadist group`s leader delivering a sermon in the militant-held city of Mosul.
Jihadist group Ansar Beit al-Maqdis on Tuesday claimed the suicide bombing in Egypt of a tour bus that killed three South Koreans and their local driver.
Ibrahim, who was travelling in an armoured car, was unscathed.
China blames the Xinjiang attacks on East Turkistan Islamic
Movement, an Uyghur militant group.
Day in Pics: 28th August
August 28, 2014
Bipasha at launch event for Delhi Half Marathon