SORELY MISSING: Oscar Pistorius puts his hand to his face during his trial in Pretoria, South Africa, on Thursday. (AP)
WASHINGTON: Washington’s position on the 2002 Gujarat riots has not changed and the omission of BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s name from a human rights report does not indicat
KUALA LUMPUR: Controversial Sarawak leader Taib Mahmud was sworn in Saturday as governor of the Malaysian state he has been repeatedly accused of pillaging during his 33 years as its chief minister.
GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines: A mayor and political ally of boxing superstar-turned-legislator Manny Pacquiao has died after being ambushed by unknown gunmen in a violence-wracked town in the sout
COLOMBO: Another unmarked mass grave has been found in Sri Lanka’s former war zone, police said Saturday, as Colombo braced for a US-led censure resolution at the UN rights forum next week.
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistani Taleban Saturday announced a month-long ceasefire aimed at resuming stalled peace talks with the Pakistan government, but analysts voiced scepticism over the move.
GANGAICHA: In this dusty northern village, a dozen volunteers from India’s new anti-corruption party wound through narrow dirt lanes one recent day, hoping to win over voters in the world’s most p
YANGON: A day after Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) or Doctors Without Borders announced it was being expelled from Myanmar, the government says negotiations with the organization are ongoing and that
President Vladimir Putin on Saturday won approval from Russia's upper house of parliament, the Federation Council, to send Russian troops into Ukrainian territory.
Russian troops take over Ukraine’s Crimea region
TIM SULLIVAN | AP
MOSCOW: The maker of MiG fighter jets says that its chief designer Rostislav Belyakov has died. He was 94.
© Copyright of Arab News 2013