MANILA: A Philippine couple have been jailed for life for forcing young scantily-clad women to torture or kill animals for the sexual gratification of online customers, a court official said Tuesday.<
COLOMBO: A Myanmar Buddhist monk and a Sri Lankan ultranationalist both known for campaigning against Muslims formally signed on Tuesday an agreement to work together to protect Buddhism, which they s
HONG KONG: Hong Kong demonstrators Tuesday rejected demands immediately to end rallies that have paralyzed the city’s downtown, their numbers swelling for a third night before a national holiday expec
BARCELONA: Catalan leaders launched a legal battle Tuesday to get their drive for a referendum on independence from Spain back on track after a court suspended it.
WASHINGTON: The US Treasury Department is taking action against individuals and networks linked to two militant groups based in Pakistan.
Muslims in Sri Lanka have expressed their concern over the visit of a radical monk from Myanmar, who has preached hatred toward Muslims, fearing it would further increase communal tension in the count
DHAKA: Bangladesh has sacked a top minister after his criticism of the Muslim pilgrimage of Haj triggered protests by Islamists who declared him an apostate and set a 24-hour deadline to replace him.<
KABUL: Afghanistan and the United States signed a long-awaited security pact on Tuesday that will allow US forces to remain in the country past the end of year.
WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama and new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has vowed to expand and deepen their countries' strategic partnership and make it a model for the rest of the world.
NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has ordered his bureaucrats to come in to work to clean up their offices — including toilets — on this week's national holiday to celebrate Mahatma Gandh
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