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
KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian court on Thursday charged three men with supporting the Islamic State (IS) after they were arrested while attempting to leave the country to join the militants fighting in Ir
COLOMBO: Veteran Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is expected to unveil a populist budget Friday hoping to shore up sagging electoral support ahead of a troubled bid to win a third term.
QUETTA: Gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Shiite Muslims in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta on Thursday killing eight, police said.
© Copyright of Arab News 2014