The announcement came after several days of uncertainty about the release of the pair, who were believed to have been held by al-Qaeda-affiliated militants.
The World Health Organization says burials are safe for Covid-19 victims. So why is Sri Lanka's government insisting on cremating all bodies?
Unanimous decision, released just before midnight, ends a more than year-long political stalemate and prevents the country from plunging into a fourth consecutive election in just over a year.
Israel's president says he has decided to give opposition leader Benny Gantz the first opportunity to form a new government following an inconclusive national election this month.
Former premier Mahathir Mohamad said he no longer commanded a majority in parliament after some supporters abandoned him to join Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin camp.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz had failed to form a coalition government in the past two elections in April and September.
Malaysia's king appoints seasoned politician Muhyiddin Yassin as new PM but Mahathir Mohamad says he has support of 114 lawmakers for a comeback as prime minister for a third time.
India's move to integrate Jammu and Kashmir into the central state has inadvertently led to a rise in the Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan's popularity among Kashmiris.
Lebanon is deep in the throes of an economic crisis that has shaken confidence in the country's banks and worsened since the protests erupted on October 17.
The resignation of Iraq's prime minister will not send protesters home as long as the political system remains intact. So what exactly is this 'system' and why do so many Iraqis blame it for their problems?
Impeachment proceedings in the US are obscuring US foreign policy on Ukraine, and only one victor will emerge from this scenario: Russia.
After 18 months in prison, Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva pledged to bring the country back to the left.
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