GENEVA: Nigerian President-elect Muhammadu Buhari’s promised campaign to defeat Boko Haram could drive more militants over the country’s borders, raising the need for cooperation between governments a
PARIS: When three British schoolgirls trundled across the Syrian border; when a pregnant 14-year-old ran away from her Alpine home for the second time; when a sheltered girl from the south of France b
KARACHI: Pakistan on Thursday executed three Baluch separatists convicted of hijacking a plane in 1998, which they attempted to fly to India to disrupt Islamabad’s first nuclear tests, officials said.
HYDERABAD, India: Eating onions, lying in the shade and crowding into rivers, Indians are doing whatever they can to stay cool amid a brutal heat wave that has killed more than 1,400 in the past month
NEW DELHI: The Dalai Lama has urged Aung San Suu Kyi, a fellow Nobel Peace Prize laureate, to speak out to protect Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya Muslims.
ROME: The number of hungry people around the world has dropped to 795 million from over a billion a quarter-century ago despite natural disasters, ongoing conflicts and poverty, the three UN food agen
DHAKA: Bangladesh plans to move thousands of Rohingya who have spent years in refugee camps near the Myanmar border to a southern island, an official said Wednesday, as the region faces a human traffi
KARACHI: Pakistani authorities on Wednesday detained the owner of a software company accused of running a global network in selling fake degrees, officials said.
TOKYO: Japan and the Philippines are set to bolster security ties when President Benigno Aquino visits Tokyo next week, the latest move by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to beef up cooperation with Southea
NEW DELHI: A court in New Delhi on Wednesday ordered authorities to unfreeze Greenpeace India’s bank accounts, extending a lifeline to the activist group which had faced closure of its local operation
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