NEW DELHI: An Indian government minister issued an apology Thursday after three passengers were ordered off a domestic flight just before take-off last week so he could have a seat.
LAHORE: A train carrying hundreds of Pakistan military personnel and their families plunged into a canal on Thursday, killing 12 soldiers, when a bridge collapsed in what the army suspects was sabotag
DHAKA: Bangladesh police said Thursday they had arrested 12 suspected militants including the local head of Al-Qaeda’s branch in the region, foiling an attacK.
KABUL: An Afghan appeals court has overturned death sentences given to four men for the mob killing in March of a woman falsely accused of blasphemy in Kabul, a judge said Thursday.
VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis is taking his “church for the poor” to three of South America’s poorest and most peripheral countries, making a grueling, week-long trip that will showcase the pope at his u
DEARBORN, Michigan: A Muslim woman is suing a Michigan police department, saying her rights were violated when she was ordered to remove a headscarf for a mugshot after her arrest.
TAIPEI/SINGAPORE: The pilot flying a TransAsia Airways ATR mistakenly switched off the plane’s only working engine seconds before it crashed in February, killing 43 people, Taiwan’s Aviation Safety Co
MANILA, Philippines: A ferry carrying 173 people capsized Thursday as it left a central Philippine port in choppy waters, leaving at least 36 dead and 19 others missing, coast guard officials said.
GENEVA: A record 137,000 people made the perilous journey across the Mediterranean to Europe in the first half of 2015, most of them fleeing war, conflict and persecution, the United Nations said Wedn
TUAL, Indonesia: All he did was ask to go home. The last time the Burmese slave made the same request, he was beaten almost to death.
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