Pro-Russian rebels stationed in the eastern Ukrainian city of Gorlivka, Donetsk region, launch missiles from Grad launch vehicles on Saturday. Ukrainian troops pulled out of the hotspot eastern town of Debaltseve after it was stormed by pro-Russian rebels in what the EU said was a "clear violation" of an internationally-backed truce. (AFP PHOTO / ANDREY BORODULIN)
ISLAMABAD: The latest season of US TV spy drama “Homeland” is ruffling feathers among Pakistani officials who are unhappy at the unflattering portrayal of the country’s powerful spy agencies.
KABUL: Taleban insurgents in Afghanistan on Monday declared the “defeat” of the US and its allies in the 13-year-old war, a day after the coalition officially marked the end of its combat mission.
DUBAI: Three members of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), sent to reinforce border police, were killed in an attack in the southeast of Iran near Pakistan, according to Iranian media rep
KIEV: The Ukrainian president on Monday signed a bill dropping his country’s nonaligned status but signaled that he will hold a referendum before seeking NATO membership.
MANILA: Convicts in the Philippines’s main prison turned over an arsenal of firearms and improvised weapons including an Uzi machine-gun as part of a crackdown on privileged jail birds, the Justice De
BUTUAN, Philippines: Three people were killed, one is missing and thousands fled their homes as a tropical storm battered the southern Philippines with strong winds and heavy rain, officials said Mond
PESHAWAR, Pakistan: British boxer Amir Khan on Monday visited the Pakistani school where Taleban gunmen slaughtered 150 people including 134 children to pay his respects to the victims.
ATHENS, Greece: More than 200 freezing passengers and crew remained trapped on a burning ferry and adrift in rough seas between Italy and Albania early Monday after enduring a second night of smoke, f
JAKARTA: A missing AirAsia jet carrying 162 people could be at the bottom of the sea after it was presumed to have crashed off the Indonesian coast, an official said on Monday, as countries around Asi
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