Bangladeshis gathered on Sunday to pay tribute to an American blogger and critic of religious extremism who was hacked to death in Dhaka, in the latest of a series of attacks on writers in the predominantly Muslim nation.
US Secretary of State John Kerry pressed the case on Sunday for completing nuclear diplomacy with Iran despite Israeli opposition, saying the United States deserves the benefit of the doubt on getting a deal that would prevent any need for military action to curb Tehran`s atomic ambitions.
Aiming to press his case against an emerging deal on Iran's controversial nuclear programme, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday dubbed his US visit as a "historic mission" and said he will do everything to guarantee the Jewish nation's future.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has urged his army to prepare for war with the United States and its allies, state media said on Saturday, as Pyongyang ramps up the rhetoric ahead of US-South Korea military drills.
North Korea ramped up threatening language against the United States on Friday, days before the start of annual joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises, while a bill to stiffen sanctions against Pyongyang advanced in the U.S. Congress.
The director of US National Intelligence, James Clapper, has expressed concern at the progress of China in maritime zones it shares with its neighbours, especially with artificial islands being created as aerial platforms.
A Vancouver yoga instructor has become the sixth woman to accuse yoga guru Bikram Choudhury of sexual assault, alleging in a civil suit that the 69-year-old celebrity yogi forced sex on her multiple times over the course of three years.
The US and India have a "historic opportunity" to dramatically enhance bilateral ties and America's effort should be to influence rather than direct in the relationship, experts have told lawmakers here.
India and the US are very focused on ensuring that the agreements signed during the meeting between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi last month are operationalised and implemented, a top American diplomat has said.
India and the US are working on addressing any clarifications that private companies might seek about the understanding reached between the two countries regarding civil nuclear cooperation during President Barack Obama's New Delhi visit.
The US can not reassure Pakistan against any Indian threat if it fails to commit itself towards working against anti-India terrorist groups operating within its territory, two US experts on South Asian issues have told American lawmakers.