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Saudi executes Pakistani heroin smuggler

Posted by on 01/08/2015
Filed under Middle East, Subcontinent, World

Saudi executes Pakistani heroin smuggler

Saudi executes Pakistani heroin smuggler

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia yesterday beheaded a convicted Pakistani heroin trafficker, adding to a sharp increase in executions this year. Shah Faisal Azeem Shah was found guilty of smuggling the drugs hidden in his body, the interior ministry said in a statement reported by the official Saudi Press Agency. Authorities carried out the sentence against him […]

Investigators ‘moving close’ to solving MH370 mystery – Plane debris found in Indian Ocean points to breakthrough

Posted by on 01/08/2015
Filed under Asia, Top Stories, World

Despite bombing, IS no weaker than a year ago – US led bombing campaign has changed nothing

Posted by on 01/08/2015
Filed under America, Middle East, Top Stories, World

‘PKK attack’ kills two police as tensions boil in Turkey – Attacks pinned on Kurds, raising fear of dark days

Posted by on 01/08/2015
Filed under Middle East, Top Stories, World

French foil 1,000 bids to cross via Channel – London readies emergency talks on crisis

Posted by on 01/08/2015
Filed under Europe, Top Stories, World

Beijing to host 2022 Winter Olympics

Posted by on 01/08/2015
Filed under Asia, Other Sports, Sports, Top Stories

Turkish military campaign aims to prevent Kurdish unity – Kurdish leader says Erdogan wants revenge

Posted by on 31/07/2015
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Mumbai bomb plotter Memon hanged – Security tight near targets at sensitive areas

Posted by on 31/07/2015
Filed under Subcontinent, Top Stories, World

Taleban silent on Mullah Omar, disavow peace talks

Posted by on 31/07/2015
Filed under Subcontinent, Top Stories, World

New film highlights struggles of gay Palestinians in Israel

Posted by on 31/07/2015
Filed under Lifestyle, Middle East, Movies & Music, Top Stories, World

S Korea’s billionaire Chung running for FIFA president – FIFA hopeful slams ‘cannibal’ Blatter and stooge Platini

Posted by on 31/07/2015
Filed under Asia, Football, Sports, Top Stories, World

Fur trade a goldmine for China’s Olympic bid city

Posted by on 31/07/2015
Filed under Asia, Fashion, Lifestyle, World

Fur trade a goldmine for China’s Olympic bid city

Fur trade a goldmine for China’s Olympic bid city

China’s proposed Winter Olympics co-host boasts pristine ski slopes carpeted with artificial snow, but the city once dubbed the country’s “fur capital” is also home to tens of thousands of caged rabbits and mink bred for their skins. The Chinese bid, the favorite to win the right to host the 2022 games on Friday, combines […]