Saturday, September 21, 2019

US drone strike kills 30 pine nut farm workers in Afghanistan

Drone strike aimed at Islamic State fighters, accidentally hit resting workers JALALABAD: A US drone strike intended to hit...

Taleban car bomb hits hospital killing over 20, wounding 90

Afghan violence surges ahead of vote KABUL: War-weary Afghanistan was hit with its third straight day of bloody carnage...

Poverty, hunger worse in Pakistan’s mountain regions

In Pakistan's warming mountains, farmers fish for a new living KARACHI: A man prepares fishing net along...

Bloody day: Taleban kills at least 48

Insurgents warn of more violence ahead of elections KABUL: Taleban suicide bombers killed at least 48 people and wounded...

Outcry forces NW Pakistan officials to scrap veil order for girls

PESHAWAR: Pakistan education authorities have reversed a decision making it compulsory for female students in two major northwestern cities to wear veils,...

India arrests former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister

Amnesty chief vows to defy India bid to 'crush' criticism NEW DELHI: A former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister,...

In a show of bond, Trump to join Modi in Houston rally

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump will join Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a massive gathering of Indian-Americans in Houston, the White House said...

600,000 Rohingya Muslims at serious ‘risk of genocide’

YANGON: Rohingya Muslims remaining in Myanmar still face a "serious risk of genocide", UN investigators said yesterday, warning the repatriation of a...

Screams in the night in Indian Kashmir

'It's better to die with a bullet than undergo such torture' HIRPORA: The soldiers came after midnight, Abid Khan...

Blasphemy accusation in Pakistan sparks ransacking of Hindu temple

Latest case to raise concern about the fate of religious minorities KARACHI: A crowd in Pakistan ransacked a school...

Protests mount in Kashmir clampdown

SRINAGAR: Kashmir has seen an average of nearly 20 protests per day against Indian rule over the last six weeks despite a...

Menstruation and Myths: Overcoming Pakistan’s taboo

BOONI, Pakistan: Bent over her hand-crank sewing machine, Hajra Bibi carefully stitches sanitary pads for the women of her mountainous village in...

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