MANILA: The Philippines will simplify its weather warnings to make them easier to understand in order to prevent the annual loss of hundreds of lives from natural calamities, officials said Wednesday.
QUETTA: Gunmen opened fire on a team of polio vaccinators in Pakistan’s restive southwest on Wednesday, killing four of them and forcing authorities to halt an immunization drive, officials said.
DHAKA: A Bangladesh court on Wednesday sentenced to death two militants for gunning down a police informant eight years ago, a prosecutor said.
BARUAN: India officially abandoned targets for its mass sterilization program in the 1990s, accepting they had put undue pressure on people to undergo surgery and failed to curb population growth suff
PARIS: Nicolas Sarkozy’s hopes of running for a new French presidential term in 2017 face a crucial first test on Saturday as members of his crisis-ridden conservative UMP party vote for a new leader.
YANGON: Aung San Suu Kyi’s party Wednesday said Myanmar is expected to hold high-level political talks within days aimed at amending a controversial junta-drafted constitution that bars the opposition
FERGUSON, Missouri: Some 2,000 National Guard troops dispatched to the St.
PESHAWAR: Pakistanis officials said jet fighters Tuesday killed 20 suspected members of the feared Haqqani network, accused of some of the bloodiest attacks in Afghanistan including a blast that left
NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s estranged wife has questioned the government’s decision to provide her with gun-toting bodyguards around the clock, even when she travels in rickety th
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