WARSAW: The CIA ran a secret jail on Polish soil, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Thursday, piling pressure on Poland, one of Washington’s closest allies, to break its long silence about t
ADDIS ABABA: Health and agriculture development are key if African countries are to overcome poverty and grow, US software billionaire Bill Gates said Thursday, as he received an honorary degree in Et
TAIPEI: Taiwan authorities launched an investigation on Thursday into the crash of a TransAsia Airways turboprop plane in which 51 people were killed with the weather expected to be a factor in the in
MANILA: Philippine authorities said Thursday they deported an Australian preacher suspected of links to terrorists based on YouTube videos allegedly showing him advocating jihad and urging local Musli
ROME: Pope Francis met privately Thursday with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, blessing the woman as she cradled her infant daughter born ju
KABUL: Two Finnish aid workers were shot dead Thursday in the western Afghan city of Herat, officials said.
HYDERABAD: Renowned tennis star Sania Mirza reacted to the political controversy where she has been termed “Pakistan’s daughter-in-law” by a BJP legislator, after she was appointed Telangana’s brand a
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday appealed to Afghan President Hamid Karzai to issue a pardon to a journalist facing a four-year jail term in Afghanistan for “contacting terrorists.”
SYDNEY: The deployment of an international police force to secure the MH17 crash site in Ukraine is moving closer, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Thursday, with 50 Australian officers on standby in L
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday said it would re-start work on improving trade ties with arch-rival India when the two nations’ foreign ministers meet in Islamabad next month.
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