US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said he expected more raids targeting the Islamic State group similar to the mission that freed dozens of captives but left an American commando dead in Iraq.
Germany's xenophobic PEGIDA movement drew widespread condemnation from lawmakers and Jewish groups after a speaker at an anti-refugee rally used Nazi-era rhetoric.
They gather in the dark, wave German flags and vent their fury at foreigners they fear are overrunning their homeland -- next week Germany's anti-Islamic PEGIDA movement turns one year old.
Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev has congratulated Kazakhstanis on the Kurban Ait holiday.
Sirens wailed and helicopters hovered overhead as dozens of ambulances brought in victim after victim from a stampede that killed more than 700 in the holy Saudi valley of Mina.
Democratic presidential candidates joined the White House in slamming Donald Trump for failing to challenge a questioner who wrongly claimed President Barack Obama was a Muslim and not a US citizen.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought Britain's cooperation to "turn back the tide of militant Islam" as he met Prime Minister David Cameron in London.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was slammed by Jewish groups after saying that Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria were worse than Nazis.
Kazakhstanis are getting one day off for the Kurban-ait holiday in September,
Pakistani security forces have killed a senior Al-Qaeda commander and detained his wife in an overnight raid on his hideout in the southwestern province of Baluchistan.
A suspected Islamic State suicide bomber killed at least 31 people in an attack on a Turkish cultural centre where activists had gathered to prepare for an aid mission in the nearby Syrian town of Kobane.
Terrorists from Central Asia, China, Russia and other countries use the territory of Afghanistan, said the President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai.
Tens of thousands of Muslim worshippers streamed through Jerusalem's Old City to one of Islam's most revered sites as Israel eased restrictions for the fasting month of Ramadan.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls stressed there was no link between extremism and Islam.
Germany's anti-Islam PEGIDA movement has its sights set on gaining a political foothold when its eastern stronghold city of Dresden goes to the polls.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen on Sunday praised the fight against "extremism" launched by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
French President Francois Hollande said the world must respond to Islamic State jihadists' seizure of Palmyra.
US President Barack Obama has described the loss of key Iraqi territory to Islamic State as a tactical setback, while insisting the war against the jihadist group is not being lost.
Turkey called for determined action from NATO member states against the "significant" threat posed by Islamic State jihadists.
French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo received a freedom of expression award at a gala US ceremony.
- Nursultan Nazarbayev
- Central Asia
- Saudi Arabia
- Asia Pacific
- Great Britain
- Shanghai Cooperation Organization