Bangladesh police foil plot to kill ‘atheist’ academic

DHAKA: Bangladesh police said Thursday they had foiled an attempt by suspected Islamic militants to murder an “atheist” school teacher in the capital, amid concerns a banned outfit is reforming.

Nurse with fever admitted to French hospital on Ebola fears

PARIS: A nurse suspected of having caught the Ebola virus through contact with an infected humanitarian worker was admitted to a French hospital on Thursday, French media said.

Pakistan Army says Indian fire wounds four in Kashmir

ISLAMABAD: Indian forces fired into the Pakistan-administered portion of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, wounding four children, Pakistan’s military said Wednesday, a sign of increasing tens

Bangla minister faces arrest for Haj comments

DHAKA: A Bangladesh court ordered the arrest Wednesday of a former minister who was dismissed last week after religious groups staged nationwide protests calling for his prosecution over remarks criti

10 dead in Afghan violence

KABUL: A car bombing during a local security force operation and an insurgent ambush killed 10 people across Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday.

Exit polls predict BJP win

MUMBAI: Exit polls have predicted that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will emerge the largest political group in Maharashtra and Haryana states.

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