ICC said it had voted to admit the two nations into the elite group, allowing them to play five-day test matches.
The explosion, which occurred near a bank, injured 60.
South Asian government worry siege could be a prelude to further violence as IS seeks to establish foothold in region.
Securing agreement on purchase of 22 unarmed drones seen as a test of defence ties that flourished under Obama.
Blowing up the al-Hadba minaret and the al-Nuri mosque amounts to an official acknowledgement of defeat, Iraqi PM says.
Trump had said in a tweet that Chinese efforts to persuade North Korea to rein in its weapons programs had failed.
Unclear which airforce the Nato F-16 fighter jet seen flying parallel to the minister's plane belongs to.
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The British PM has yet to secure a deal with Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party to prop up her government.
Kalanick steps down following intense pressure from investors.
The president's comments ratcheted up rhetoric over the death of an American student detained in Pyongyang.
Decree relieves Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef of his post, promotes King Salman's 31-year-old son.
States locked horns over moving bloc's London-based regulators for banking and drugs after Brexit.
Thousands of camels crossed Saudi Arabia's desert border in Qatar after being stranded for days at a closed frontier.
Talks between the two parties, largely aligned on domestic issues and Brexit, have dragged on for nearly two weeks.
Domestic rice prices reached an all-time high in May after flash floods hit local output.
Britain employs over 800,000 people in the sector to produce for the likes of Jaguar Land Rover, Nissan and Mini.