NEW DELHI: Gunmen opened fire on Shiite devotees during evening prayers at a mosque in northern Bangladesh, killing one person and leaving three others injured, police said.
LONDON: British Prime Minister David Cameron tried to persuade reluctant lawmakers to back airstrikes against Daesh in Syria, saying Thursday that the Paris attacks have given the fight new urgency an
CHICAGO: President Barack Obama said Wednesday he was “deeply disturbed” by video of a white Chicago policeman shooting dead a black teenager, in the latest such incident to roil the United States.
PESHAWAR: At least two people were killed when a roadside bomb hit the convoy of a Pakistani Cabinet minister in the country’s troubled northwest Thursday, police said.
RIO DE JANEIRO: Mud from a dam that burst at an iron ore mine in Brazil earlier this month, killing 12 people and polluting an important river, is toxic, the United Nations’ human rights agency said o
CARACAS: A Venezuelan opposition election candidate was shot dead while campaigning, political leaders said Thursday, raising tensions ahead of a legislative vote that could weaken the major oil produ
THE HAGUE: The Netherlands has no obligation to provide food and shelter to refugees refusing to return home once their bid for asylum has been refused, a top Dutch advisory body said Thursday.
LUDHIANA: In a troubling development, the Punjab chapter of Indian far-right political group Shiv Sena announced a cash reward of Rs100,000 for “anyone who slaps” Bollywood actor Aamir Khan over his r
KARACHI: A Pakistani court ordered a prominent opposition politician close to former President Asif Ali Zardari into police custody on Thursday on charges of aiding terrorists in a case his party has
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