Officials say an explosion has hit the convoy of Pakistan's deputy leader of parliament as it traveled in the southwestern province of Balochistan, killing at least 25 people and injuring more than 30 others.
Turkish authorities have detained dozens of former employees of the Istanbul stock exchange over their alleged links to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen.
Lebanese Hezbollah said on Thursday that any future conflict between the Shi'ite group and Israel could take place inside Israeli territory, as tensions rise between the arch foes.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has expressed confidence that his upcoming visit to the United States will mark a "milestone" in what are now strained relations between the two NATO allies.
Commanders of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) say they will launch an assault to retake the Islamic State (IS) stronghold of Raqqa in early summer.
Pakistani officials say a bomb blast has hit the convoy of a senior lawmaker as it traveled in the southwestern province of Balochistan, killing at least 25 people and injuring more than 30 others.
Afghan warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar's Hezb-e Islami group said on May 11 that it will not hand over its weapons, despite pledging to do so as part of a peace deal signed with the government in September.