Reports related to an increasing presence of "Islamic State" in Afghanistan are on the rise. For a country already shaken by terrorism, these reports are a nightmare for many Afghans.
A boisterous crowd met Barack Obama when he arrived to watch India’s Republic Day parade in New Delhi on Monday - making history as the first US President to watch the display of military might as chief guest.
Numerous police commandos have been killed in a clash with Muslim rebels in the Philippines while pursuing a Malaysian bombing suspect on Mindanao Island. The clash has interrupted a year-old peace deal.