WILL SHE HOLD THE FORT: India’s Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi, right, and Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit at a polling station to cast their votes in the state assembly election in New Delhi on Wednesday. (AFP)
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is to release former Afghan Taliban second-in-command Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar on Saturday, yielding to years of calls from Afghanistan to free a man who it hopes could play a pi
MULTAN: Four Pakistani sisters killed themselves after a row with their father who could not afford dowries for them to get married, officials said on Friday.
MUMBAI: An Indian terror suspect accused of involvement in deadly bomb attacks five years ago escaped from a court in Mumbai on Friday, sparking a massive manhunt, police said.
ZAMBOANGA, Philippines: Police say a bomb has exploded inside a parked bus and killed three people in a southern Philippine city where government troops are battling a holdout group of Muslim rebels h
JAFFNA, Sri Lanka: A Tamil candidate for landmark polls in Sri Lanka’s former warzone fled a mob attack Friday as the man tipped to become the region’s chief minister accused the army o
SRINAGAR, India: Police say at least seven people have been injured in clashes between anti-India protesters and government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir.
JAFFNA, Sri Lanka: The ethnic Tamils of Sri Lanka tried to gain autonomy in their northern heartland first through three decades of protests and strikes, then through three decades of civil war.
A Sudanese woman who refuses to cover her hair under the country’s morality law has appeared in court and her case was adjourned until Nov. 4, her lawyer said.
OKUMA, Japan: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ordered the operator of the country’s crippled nuclear power plant Thursday to scrap all six reactors at the site instead of just four already slated
ACAPULCO, Mexico: A resurgent hurricane lashed Mexico’s northwest coast Thursday after twin storms killed at least 80 people nationwide and buried a village under a massive mudslide, leaving dozens
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