WASHINGTON: British police said they had arrested a teenager on hacking charges, as media reports said the youth was suspected of cracking the personal accounts of top US intelligence officials.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain has urged the nation to refrain from celebrating Valentine’s Day, while other officials blasted it as “vulgar and indecent” as they moved to outlaw festiv
WASHINGTON: North Korea is committed to striking the United States with a nuclear-armed missile, but it can’t do so without outside help, due to shortfalls in its own technology, the Pentagon said.
KABUL: The top US and NATO commander in Afghanistan was bullish on the country’s future despite concerns over peace talks, as he confirmed his looming retirement at a press conference in Kabul Saturda
SRINAGAR: A fierce gunbattle killed two soldiers and five suspected militants Saturday in Indian-administered Kashmir near the de facto border with Pakistan, army officials said.
ISLAMABAD/KABUL: Afghanistan’s government on Saturday appealed to Pakistan to take action to find and free a former provincial governor who has been kidnapped in Islamabad.
SYDNEY: An Australian man who woke from a coma speaking fluent Mandarin has found love on a Chinese dating show.
ALMATY, Kazakhstan: A fire broke out on Saturday at a construction site where Central Asia’s tallest tower is being built in the Kazakh capital Astana, the Kazakh interior ministry said.
GENEVA/LONDON: Suspected links between the Zika virus and two neurological disorders, microcephaly in babies and Guillain-Barre syndrome, should be confirmed within weeks, the World Health Organizatio
BURNS, Oregon: The four holdouts in the armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon surrendered on Thursday with the last protester repeatedly threatening suicide during a dramatic final p
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