SAINT-QUENTIN FALLAVIER, France: A decapitated body covered in Arabic writing was found at a US gas company in southeast France on Friday, police sources and French media said, after an assailant ramm
WASHINGTON: The parents of a journalist taken hostage in Syria in 2012 have applauded President Barack Obama’s decision to not prosecute families for paying ransoms to kidnappers.
PARIS: Protests in France against ride-booking app Uber turned violent on Thursday as taxi drivers burned cars and blocked access to airports and train stations.
KARACHI: The worst heat wave to hit Pakistan’s southern city of Karachi for nearly 35 years has killed more than 1,000 people, a charity said on Thursday, as morgues ran out of space and residents rus
ISLAMABAD: Islamabad will formally ask Britain for assistance in investigating claims by the BBC that a leading Pakistani political party received money and military training from India, the interior
AHMEDABAD: Flash flooding triggered by torrential rains has killed 41 people in India’s western Gujarat state, as the annual monsoon season hits the country, a disaster management official said Thursd
NAYPYITAW: A move to amend Myanmar’s constitution to remove the military’s legislative veto on key decisions fell short of the required 75 percent support in Parliament on Thursday, preserving the arm
COLOMBO: A Sri Lankan court on Thursday handed the death sentence to a soldier convicted of slitting the throats of eight Tamil civilians, including four children, during the island’s separatist war.<
PARIS: The United States ambassador to France is reiterating American pledges of close cooperation in intelligence and security after revelations that the NSA was eavesdropping on three French preside
JOHANNESBURG: South Africa will consider withdrawing from the International Criminal Court as a “last resort” following a dispute over a visit by Sudanese President Omar Bashir, who is wanted for alle
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