CANBERRA: President Francois Hollande on Wednesday confirmed that two Frenchmen had been identified as suspects in an Islamic State (IS) video showing the beheading of Syrian prisoners, while slamming
BARWALA: Controversial Indian guru Rampal Maharaj was arrested from his Satlok Ashram at Hisar’s Haryana on Wednesday.
BAMAKO: “Rita has Ebola!” her neighbors chanted as they gathered at her front door after they learned that two patients at the clinic where she worked in the Malian capital, Bamako, died of the diseas
LAHORE, Pakistan: A Pakistan court on Wednesday sentenced four men to death for murdering a pregnant woman bludgeoned to death in the center of the country’s second-largest city for marrying against h
COLOMBO: Five Indian fishermen condemned to death for smuggling drugs into Sri Lanka will walk free after President Mahinda Rajapakse pardoned them on Wednesday, his office said.
DHAKA: India has handed Bangladesh a list of 11 men suspected of plotting attacks including one targeting its prime minister, officials said on Wednesday, as the two countries tighten security coopera
ABUJA: Nigeria’s main opposition party on Wednesday accused the government of playing politics with Boko Haram, as it held its first major election rally.
MANILA: A potential witness in the trial over the Philippines’ worst political massacre has been killed, police said Wednesday as the government struggled to secure justice for the 2009 murder of 58 p
MOSCOW: The new US ambassador to Russia has presented his credentials to President Vladimir Putin in a Kremlin ceremony that politely hinted at the challenges the career diplomat will face, with the W
OUAGADOUGOU: The military officer who took power after the fall of Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore was Wednesday named prime minister in the west African country’s interim government.
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