NEW YORK: Powerful media magnate Rupert Murdoch has apologized after suggesting that Barack Obama was not “a real black president,” triggering outrage.
MANILA, Philippines: The son of late strongman Ferdinand Marcos said Wednesday that Filipinos are no longer concerned about human rights abuses committed under his father’s rule, angering activists wh
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence for the killer of a politician who sought blasphemy law reform.
NEW DELHI: The daughter of a British businessman thought to have been murdered in India said the body Punjab police have sent to Britain is not her father’s, BBC reported.
STOCKHOLM: Sweden’s Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich of the United States and Aziz Sancar, a Turkish-American, won the 2015 Nobel Chemistry Prize on Wednesday for work on how cells repair damaged DNA.
NEW DELHI: India’s government has turned down the military’s request to expand the acquisition of 36 fighter planes from Dassault Aviation SA to plug vital gaps, officials said, nudging it to accept a
YANGON: Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Wednesday if her party wins upcoming elections she will lead the country from behind the scenes — circumventing a clause in the constitution tha
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is set to release about 6,000 inmates early from prison — the largest one-time release of federal prisoners — in an effort to reduce overcrowding and provide relief
MOGADISHU: Al-Shabab gunmen ambushed and killed the nephew of Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud in the capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, police and the rebels said.
STRASBOURG: German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday described as “obsolete” European Union asylum rules that put the onus on EU states where migrants first arrive to process their refugee claims.
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