News24.com | Fight to the end, ISIS boss Baghdadi urges Mosul jihadists
Jihadist leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has called on his fighters to resist as Iraqi forces were poised to enter the city of Mosul where he declared a "caliphate" two years ago.
News24.com | 11 dead, 50 injured as Pakistan trains collide
At least 11 people have been killed and dozens more injured after two trains carrying hundreds of passengers collided in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi officials said.
News24.com | South Korea prosecutors detain ex-presidential aide amid scandal
South Korean prosecutors have detained a former senior aide of President Park Geun-hye as they widen their investigations into a snowballing political scandal centering on the president's longtime friend.
News24.com | Safety violations found after deadly China coal mine blast
Safety regulators have found several violations at a coal mine in western China where 33 people died this week after being trapped underground in a gas explosion.
News24.com | France closes 4 mosques for promoting 'radical ideology'
France's interior minister has ordered the closure of four mosques that allegedly espoused a 'radical ideology,' the latest such shutdowns among dozens since the November Paris attacks nearly a year ago.