LUDHIANA: In a troubling development, the Punjab chapter of Indian far-right political group Shiv Sena announced a cash reward of Rs100,000 for “anyone who slaps” Bollywood actor Aamir Khan over his r
KARACHI: A Pakistani court ordered a prominent opposition politician close to former President Asif Ali Zardari into police custody on Thursday on charges of aiding terrorists in a case his party has
DHAKA: Bangladesh police commandos killed the suspected military chief of a banned militant group in a shootout in the capital, a police commissioner said on Thursday, as security forces step up a hun
MANILA: Philippine military officials say government forces have killed eight suspected sympathizers of Daesh in the southern Philippines.
HONG KONG: Canada’s Chinese-born Miss World contender was stuck in Hong Kong Thursday after being banned from taking a flight bound for mainland China, where the beauty pageant will take place.
BRUSSELS: Belgian emergency services evacuated the biggest mosque in Brussels and decontaminated 11 people on Thursday after the discovery of a suspicious package containing what turned out to be flou
LUND, Sweden: “I came from my room to see what was happening. I saw the fire and ran outside,” says Dawit, a 13-year-old Ethiopian boy living in a Swedish center for asylum seekers.
NEW DELHI: An Indian court has sentenced two medical workers to a year in prison for embezzling 11 rupees (17 cents) in public funds more than 25 years ago, lawyers said Thursday.
NAIROBI, Kenya: Pope Francis told Christian and Muslim leaders in Kenya on Thursday that they have little choice but to engage in dialogue to guard against the “barbarous” Islamic extremist attacks th
MANILA: A huge fire that swept through a crowded shanty town in metropolitan Manila has razed more than 800 homes, leaving thousands homeless after they were forced to flee for their lives from the to
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