Court orders former PM charged in Musharraf case

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani court trying former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for treason on Friday ordered the government to add a former prime minister, law minister and chief justice to the charge she

Japan’s Parliament dissolved

TOKYO: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved the lower house of Japan’s Parliament on Friday, forcing an early election in an apparent bid to shore up support for his scandal-plagued government so he ca

6.5-magnitude earthquake hits eastern Indonesia

JAKARTA: A 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesian islands on Friday, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS), but no tsunami alert was issued.

Cuban doctor arrives in Geneva for Ebola treatment

BERLIN: A Cuban doctor who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone arrived in Switzerland for treatment and was able to walk off the transport plane, a Geneva medical official said Friday.

11 die in Zimbabwe church stampede

KWEKWE, Zimbabwe: At least 11 people died and many were injured in a stampede at a stadium in Zimbabwe as thousands attending a church service tried to leave through the only open exit, police said Fr

Teen in court after mum rescues her from IS

MAASTRICHT, Netherlands: A blonde, blue-eyed Dutch teenager from a Catholic family who was rescued by her mother after marrying an Islamic State fighter in Syria appeared in court Friday.

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