BRUSSELS: Belgium’s new center-right government took office on Saturday, promising to raise the retirement age and slash costs by about 8 billion euros ($10 billion) to balance the national budget by
MANILA/MONROVIA/DAKAR: The World Health Organization says East Asia, with its trade and transport hubs and armies of migrant workers, remains at risk of the entry of Ebola but is beefing up its defens
MULTAN: At least eight people were killed and 40 others wounded in a stampede following a political rally by opposition politician Imran Khan in central Pakistan on Friday, officials said.
As peace returns on the borders of the two rival countries — India and Pakistan — here are key dates in the troubled history of the two nations.
HONG KONG: Hundreds of protesters regrouped in central Hong Kong on Friday to push their call for democracy, a day after the government called off talks with students amid a two-week standoff that has
ISLAMABAD/SRINAGAR: Fighting in Kashmir between India and Pakistan subsided on Friday as Pakistan’s prime minister met with advisers and military chiefs to discuss the latest spasm of violence in the
SEOUL: The two Koreas traded heavy machine-gun fire across their border Friday, as “missing” North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un’s failed to attend a key political event, fueling further speculation about
SEOUL: The South Korean coastguard shot and killed the Chinese skipper of a fishing boat on Friday in a confrontation in the Yellow Sea, triggering an angry protest from Beijing.
AMSTERDAM: Dutch relatives of victims of Malaysia Airlines MH17, downed over Ukraine in July, will hold the Dutch government liable for damages for its handling of the aftermath of the crash, a lawyer
BORN: Jan. 11, 1954, in Vidisha, India.
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