Israeli authorities are mulling to name a station in Jerusalem after the US president as a mark of courtesy for recognising the ancient city as capital.
Al-Qaeda's local commander said, "If it is attacked in Kolkata, Bangalore and New Delhi, it will come to its senses and release its grip on Kashmir."
The Egyptian government hangs 15 extremists linked to the Islamic State in two prisons located in northern Egypt.
The US treasury department places travel restrictions on two key North Korean technocrats.
Paolo Duterte stepped down as Davao city's vice mayor on Christmas day after months of accusations that he was involved in illegal drug trade.
The government has promised to find all the missing people amid concerns that the victims could be subjected to enforced detentions.
3-foot-tall top militant commander Noor Mohammad Tantray killed by Indian security forces in Kashmir
Tantray of the Jaish-e-Mohammad militant group is said to have masterminded several attacks in the past six months in Kashmir.
The HMS St Albans monitored the Russian vessel Admiral Gorshkov's "activity in areas of national interest".
It has been an action-packed year for North Korea and its adversaries, with Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump locking horns.
The newly inaugurated Zimbabwean president says a drive against corruption will dominate the first few months of his office.
Casualties feared as the Philippines coast guard is leading the rescue operations in the waters, located 70kms from Manila.
Among those acquitted in the so-called "2G scam" are leading political figures A Raja and M Kanimozhi.
Both Trump and the US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, have said that those nations who back the non-binding resolution at the UN will face the consequences.
The Philippines president said rape victims in "his time" used to be beautiful and "worth dying for".
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says the annual budget is chiefly aimed at improving the living standards of Saudi citizens.
Saudi forces intercepted a Houthi missile which was aimed at a royal palace in the residential area of the kingdom's capital.
Pakistan's National Security Adviser Nasser Khan Janjua says a nuclear conflict is only a "mistake away".
The Philippines president says he supports gay marriages and he is even ready to rewrite laws to legalise same-sex unions.
Tokyo's cabinet approves installation of two land-based missile interceptors, which would cover the entire Japanese territory.
US President Donald Trump has pledged the threats from the reclusive Kim Jong-un regime will be "taken care of".
Washington stood isolated at the UN Security Council after it vetoed a resolution, which was supported by 14 states of the 15-member body.
Indonesian capital Jakarta witnesses massive demonstrations, during which calls for boycott of American and Israeli goods were made.
The church, hosting about 400 people at the time of attack, was holding 'Sunday School Christmas Programme' when suicide bombers entered.
Mourners can now pay their final respects to the deceased loved ones from sitting inside their cars using the drive-through service.
Chan Han Choi, born in South Korea and now a naturalised Australian citizen, was suspected of helping North Korea to earn more money beating sanctions.
When asked whether he would impose a nationwide martial law to combat terror, the Phillipines president said "all options are on table".
A top Israeli minister also warned that his country would not hesitate to take military action against Iranian facilities in Lebanon.
Pakistani family ran private jail for 'slave labourers' and 'sexually assaulted' inmates for 5 years
Thirteen inmates, including women and children, were freed after police raided a village in Sindh province.
The Philippines president argued martial law powers are necessary to root out the extremists who have been regrouping after the military campaign.
Heads of state and top representatives of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) gather in Istanbul over Jerusalem.