Russian journalist, former reality show host and socialite Ksenia Sobchak announced Wednesday that she intends to stand for president in 2018 as an opposition candidate.
The militant commander accused of masterminding Pakistan's deadliest ever extremist attack, a massacre at a school in Peshawar in 2014, has been killed, the Pakistani Taliban said in an email to media Wednesday.
President Donald Trump accused James Comey Wednesday of fixing a probe into Hillary Clinton's email last year, pointing to a heavily censored email released by the FBI as evidence.
US President Donald Trump criticized the National Football League on Wednesday for not forcing players to stand for the national anthem, firing back after league officials meeting in New York chose instead to effectively back players' right to political activism.
Xi Jinping's wide-ranging address laid out a confident vision for a more prosperous China and its place in the international community, stressing the importance of wiping out corruption and curbing industrial overcapacity.
Remittances declined by a record 10% to $556.6mn, compared with $618.3mn in August last year, the central bank said in a report.
New Delhi experiences suffocating smog every year around Diwali, when farmers in north India burn the stubble left behind after the harvest and revellers let off smoke-spewing firecrackers.