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.
NEW DELHI: India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to emerge as the largest party in two state legislatures where it has traditionally been weak, exit polls showed, thanks to intense campai
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s military on Thursday said it had killed 21 militants in airstrikes in a restive tribal district near the Afghan border, a region where it has been battling militant groups for mo
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.
SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates: The head of the United Nations refugee agency on Wednesday urged countries, particularly in Europe, to review their laws to allow entry to more Syrians fleeing their cou
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
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
KABUL: A car bombing during a local security force operation and an insurgent ambush killed 10 people across Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday.
MUMBAI: Exit polls have predicted that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will emerge the largest political group in Maharashtra and Haryana states.
KATHMANDU: Mountain rescue teams in Nepal searched for scores of missing trekkers on Thursday after unseasonal blizzards and avalanches killed at least 20 people along the high altitude Annapurna moun
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