GARISSA, Kenya: Somalia’s Shabab Islamists on Saturday ambushed a bus in Kenya and executed 28 non-Muslim passengers in what they said was revenge for police raids on mosques in the troubled port of M
WASHINGTON: President Barak Obama’s announcement of immigration changes that will protect nearly 5 million people living in the US illegally from deportation has infuriated Republicans, but has also l
KARACHI: A pilot with the Pakistan Air Force was killed when his plane crashed in the southern city of Karachi, officials said.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday said it has lodged a protest through diplomatic channels with India over the killing of a soldier in the disputed Kashmir region.
MANILA: Five years after 58 people were killed in the Philippines’ worst political massacre, anger among victims’ relatives is building, with no one yet convicted and the alleged masterminds still enj
ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani court trying former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for treason on Friday ordered the government to add a former prime minister, law minister and chief justice to the charge she
TOKYO: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved the lower house of Japan’s Parliament on Friday, forcing an early election in an apparent bid to shore up support for his scandal-plagued government so he ca
JAKARTA: A 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesian islands on Friday, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS), but no tsunami alert was issued.
BERLIN: A Cuban doctor who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone arrived in Switzerland for treatment and was able to walk off the transport plane, a Geneva medical official said Friday.
KIEV: US Vice-President Joe Biden warned on a visit to Kiev Friday that Russia risked further isolation over its “unacceptable” aggression in Ukraine.
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