ANDRIYIVKA, Ukraine: Ukraine’s military waged new battles Saturday with pro-Moscow rebels who rejected Kiev’s unilateral cease-fire, while the government raised alarm over the Kremlin’s decision to pu
NEW DELHI: Angry demonstrators blocked railway tracks and burned effigies of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday to protest a steep hike in train fares, seen as the government’s first tough s
LONDON: The father of a British man who left to fight in Syria said on Saturday he “wants to cry” after his son appeared in an online video aimed at recruiting jihadists.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria: Suspected Boko Haram militants stormed a village in northeast Nigeria on Saturday, killing several people and torching houses near where more than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped tw
SIBARI, Italy: Pope Francis on Saturday took on one of Italy’s most dangerous organized crime groups, calling it an example of “the adoration of evil” and saying Mafiosi “are excommunicated.”
LAHORE, Pakistan: A 21-year-old woman was raped and hanged from a tree in Pakistan, police said, in a case bearing a chilling resemblance to a spate of recent sex crimes that sparked outrage in neighb
PESHAWAR, Pakistan: A Pakistani government official says the number of people who have fled a tribal area bordering Afghanistan where the army is fighting militants has risen to 307,501.
MANILA: A Philippine actor-politician, one of three senators ordered by the courts to be placed under arrest and detention over a massive corruption scandal, has a new discovery: life in jail is no pi
COLOMBO: Sri Lankan police were investigating a fire which Saturday destroyed a Muslim-owned clothing store in a district where religious tensions have been heightened after anti-Muslim riots killed f
PARIS: Center-left European Union leaders gathered in Paris on Saturday to find common ground in the battle over the EU’s top job ahead of a crunch summit this week.
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