The visit drew ire from rights activists and leaders of the opposition as the ruling BJP has barred foreign journalists and independent groups from visiting Kashmir, where a clampdown on dissent has continued since August 5.
Tunisians cast votes in a highly competitive presidential election to punish the political elite amid widespread discontent at economic hardship eight years into the 2011 revolution.
As the Taliban nears a peace deal with the US, the increasing presence of Daesh in the country makes the Afghan militant group jittery.
Experts say Iran and its adversaries could benefit from the ongoing naval escalation and also question the timing of Thursday's attacks on oil tankers as Japan's PM Shinzo Abe was having a meeting with Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei.
In an attempt to cement power, Volodymyr Zelensky has called for snap elections, sparking a severe backlash from the opposition.
Arab residents complain about a lack of basic services and discrimination by local administrations run by the YPG, the Syrian offshoot of the PKK terror group.
Why does Czech Republic's Prime Minister Andrej Babis, also known as Czech Donald Trump, lean towards the US, while the country's President Milos Zeman pursues strong ties with China?
From a medical doctor to a self-declared sexist and a career spy, many aspire for the country's presidential post, but three candidates stand out.
Nhlanhla Nene returns to the post two years after his sacking from the same role began the ruling party revolt in South Africa that eventually ousted former leader Jacob Zuma.
Thousands of people flocked to the shrine of Benazir Bhutto, the popular former Pakistani Prime Minister, who was killed in 2007.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro claimed “emphatic victory” in Sunday’s regional elections after winning 17 out of 23 states. But the opposition has rejected the results.
Mugabe rules out any prospect of retiring soon, saying that his party officials believe there is no "acceptable" alternative.
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