NEW DELHI: India’s president on Wednesday rejected a last-ditch plea to stay the execution of Yakub Memon for his role in the country’s worst ever attack, Press Trust of India reported.
PHILADELPHIA: An 8-year-old boy who lost his hands and feet to a serious infection has become the youngest US patient to receive a double-hand transplant, surgeons said Tuesday.
PARIS: Disneyland Paris on Wednesday denied allegations that it overcharges customers from certain countries a day after the European Commission said it had launched a probe.
MOGADISHU: Somalia’s intelligence agency on Wednesday identified a suicide truck bomber who attacked a hotel in Mogadishu as a 30-year-old Somali who had lived in Germany but returned to join the Shab
LONDON/PARIS: A Sudanese man died on Wednesday as migrants desperate to enter Britain from France stormed the channel tunnel entrance and British ministers and security chiefs held an emergency meetin
YAOUNDE, Cameroon: Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari began a two-day visit to Cameroon on Wednesday in a bid to soothe fractious ties between the West African neighbors and strengthen cooperation ag
HARARE, Zimbabwe: Two Zimbabweans arrested for illegally hunting a protected lion named Cecil were in court on Wednesday as anger at the kill by an American dentist escalated.
PERTH: An Australian man was accused Wednesday of allowing seven men to sexually abuse his 13-year-old daughter over the past two years, with police charging all eight men with more than 500 child sex
MUMBAI: Seven people died when a three-story building collapsed in heavy rains in western India, an official said Wednesday, the latest deadly accident to highlight shoddy construction standards in th
THANLYIN, Myanmar: Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday registered to run for a general election which her party is expected to sweep, as the ruling bloc admitted it was bracing f
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