Pakistan International Airways plane (PIA) carrying 48 passengers on board has crashed in the north of the country, it has been reported.
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a defense bill that pledges $900 million in economic and other assistance to Pakistan, linked half of the amount to certification.
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said on Thursday night he would nominate retired Marine Corps General James Mattis, known as "Mad Dog" and renowned for his tough talk and battlefield experience in Iraq and Afghanistan, to lead the Pentagon.
A plane with 81 people aboard, including a football team from Brazil, has crashed in Columbia, officials said Tuesday.
Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary leader who set up a communist state near the United States, has died aged 90.
Tens of thousands of Israelis have been fleeing wildfires in the northern city of Haifa, as the country's leader blamed arsonists for some of the blazes branding them terrorists.
Abu Afghan Al-Masri, a senior al Qaeda leader, has been killed in an air strike carried out by the United States in Syria, the Pentagon announced Tuesday.
Indian authorities blocked prominent preacher Zakir Naik's websites, a day after they raided multiple locations connected to his Islamic Research Foundation
At least 91 people were killed while scores more injured when a train derailed in northern Uttar Pradesh, India's most populous state, on Sunday, local media reported.
A person has called police in Delhi warning of an alleged plot to kill Prime Minister Narendra Modi.