OGRA ‘responsible’ for Pakistan fuel crisis

ISLAMABAD: A committee tasked to probe the prevailing petrol shortage on Tuesday said the situation was a serious failure on the part of OGRA (Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority) as a regulator,

Police find arms cache after Rajapaksa downfall

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan police on Tuesday seized weapons from a conference center visited by the pope during his visit to the island after receiving a tip-off that the former president’s family allowed ar

Sri Lanka vows to help kidney patients

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s new health minister said a mystery kidney disease that has ravaged farmers in part of the country for two decades will be given top priority under the newly elected government.

UN employee kidnapped in strife-torn CAR

BANGUI, Central African Republic: Armed men kidnapped a female UN employee in the capital of the strife-torn Central African Republic on Tuesday, a day after two aid workers were seized, said a source

Police, protesters face off in DR Congo over election law

KINSHASA: Hundreds of youths confronted police in the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday after deadly protests over a draft law that would enable President Joseph Kabila to extend

Residents of Boko Haram territory suffer hunger

YOLA, Nigeria: Boko Haram says it is building a separate state that will revive the glory days of northern Nigeria’s medieval Muslim empires, but for those in its territory life is a litany of killing

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