Suicide bomber kills Afghan president’s cousin

KABUL: A powerful cousin of outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai was assassinated by a suicide bomber hiding explosives in his cap on Tuesday, a provincial official said.

Performance of BJP MPs to be monitored

NEW DELHI: The ruling BJP has reportedly made it clear to its MPs that slacking off is not an option and that their performance in Parliament will be monitored, NDTV reported.

Indian police arrest 3 over gang-rape at gunpoint

NEW DELHI: Indian police Tuesday arrested three men suspected of gang-raping a 16-year-old at gunpoint and filming the attack in New Delhi, the latest in a series of sexual assault cases in the countr

Eight die as Boko Haram bombs bridge in Nigeria

BAUCHI, Nigeria: Witnesses say insurgents blew up a bridge in northern Nigeria, killing eight people, as soldiers stationed nearby fled for their lives.

US lawmakers worry about border security without extra funds

WASHINGTON: Border security will probably suffer if Congress fails to act on President Barack Obama’s request for extra money to cope with the explosion of child migrants into the US Southwest, lawmak

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