MELBOURNE: A college in Australia is under investigation after claims that its principal has banned girls from taking part in running competitions because they might “lose their virginity.”
BRUSSELS: European Union leaders gathering for an extraordinary summit are facing calls from all sides to take emergency action to save lives in the Mediterranean, where hundreds of migrants are missi
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: Several thousand demonstrators marched through central Johannesburg on Thursday to protest against a spate of deadly attacks on immigrants, after further raids by the autho
DHAKA: Safety overhauls of Bangladesh’s garment factories were running behind schedule and none were considered totally safe two years after the Rana Plaza disaster, a global labor group said Thursday
NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged all political parties Thursday to work together to help troubled farmers after one of them hanged himself at a protest over planned land reforms.
LONDON: With just two weeks before a knife-edge election, Britain’s major political parties Thursday faced stinging criticism from analysts over the lack of detail in their austerity plans.
KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) led the early vote count in Karachi’s by-elections on Thursday, Geo reported.
MANILA: The two young sons of a Philippine maid on death row for drug trafficking in Indonesia will fly out Thursday for a feared final reunion, the government said as it mounted a last-ditch campaign
The Hyderabad-based Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) party has performed impressively in the Aurangabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) elections winning 25 out of the 53 seats it contested.
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