NEW YORK: A doctor who worked in West Africa with Ebola patients was in an isolation unit in New York City on Friday after testing positive for the virus, becoming the fourth person diagnosed with the
HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s democracy activists are planning a street vote to gauge protesters’ views on conciliatory offers from the government, as the city’s former leader on Friday called on them to cle
GENEVA: Top experts on the Ebola virus raised grave concerns Thursday about the worsening epidemic in west Africa as the number of people with the disease neared 10,000.
QUETTA, Pakistan: Attacks in Pakistan’s troubled province of Baluchistan, including a suicide bombing targeting a pro-Taleban cleric and an assault on the country’s Shiite minority, killed 12 people o
DHAKA: Bangladeshi Islamist leader Ghulam Azam died on Thursday aged 91, just over a year after he was sentenced to 90 years in prison for masterminding atrocities during the country’s 1971 independen
KANO, Nigeria: A deadly bombing in northern Nigeria and new details about kidnappings at the weekend blamed on Boko Haram cast further doubt Thursday on the government’s claim that the Islamists have
OTTAWA: Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper pledged more surveillance and detention powers for security forces in Canada on Thursday after a gunman killed a soldier and rampaged through parliament
STOCKHOLM: Sweden’s new left-wing government presented Thursday its 2015 budget with the Nordic country’s largest deficit in nearly two decades as it seeks to boost employment through increased infras
ODESSA, Ukraine: Corruption is “paralysing” Ukraine’s economy, President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday on a pre-election visit to the country’s most important sea port.
SRINAGAR: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced a 7.5 billion rupee ($120 million) relief package for flood-hit Kashmir as his Bharatiya Janata Party seeks to expand support beyond
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