AHMEDABAD: India was Wednesday shifting thousands of people out of the way of Cyclone Nilofar due to hit the region this weekend, while Pakistan geared up for potential large-scale evacuations.
YANGON: The wife of a reporter shot by Myanmar soldiers while in army custody denounced on Wednesday the military’s version of the killing, as the United States voiced “serious concern” over the incid
MUZAFFARABAD: An elderly Pakistani man was killed by Indian troops as fresh cross-border firing rocked the disputed Kashmir region, officials said Wednesday.
PESHAWAR: The Pakistani Army declared on Wednesday that its four-month-long offensive against insurgents in a restive tribal region bordering Afghanistan has been a success, saying that the troops hav
NEW DELHI: India’s government on Wednesday handed a top court a secret list of 627 people suspected of stashing “black money” in foreign banks beyond the reach of tax authorities.
WASHINGTON: The US vowed to continue its commercial space launch program just hours after a rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station exploded over a Virginia launch pad.
WASHINGTON: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has approved a recommendation by military leaders that all US troops returning from Ebola response missions in West Africa be kept in supervised isolation for
KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka: Around 100 people were buried alive in a tea-growing region of Sri Lanka Wednesday as mudslides triggered by monsoon rains washed away their homes on a plantation, disaster offici
DHAKA: A special Bangladesh court on Wednesday sentenced to death the leader of the country’s largest Islamist party for war crimes, in a long-awaited verdict that triggered sporadic protests and viol
NEW DELHI: Indian women still face some of the world’s worst inequality in access to health care, education and work, despite years of rapid economic growth, according to a survey of 142 nations relea
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