Sunday, February 24, 2019

Afghan husband cuts off wife’s nose

KABUL: A young woman in a remote northern region of Afghanistan had her nose cut off by her husband, officials in the region said...

Indian acid-attack survivor becomes face of fashion brand

An acid-attack survivor in India has been made a model for a fashion brand, drawing attention to the crime in the country with one...

5 Bangladesh militants jailed for 10 years for bombings

DHAKA: A court in Bangladesh yesterday jailed five militants of a banned Islamist group for 10 years over bombings in 2005 that formed part...

Court acquits Musharraf of rebel leader’s killing – Bomb kills five soldiers in...

QUETTA: A Pakistani court yesterday acquitted former military ruler Pervez Musharraf over the 2006 killing of a Baloch rebel leader, one of three legal...

Pakistan arrests imam after boy cuts hand off in blasphemy error

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani police have arrested the imam of a mosque for inciting violence after a 15-year old boy who was told by the cleric...

Pakistani top militant in gov’t custody over attack in India

ISLAMABAD: The leader of an outlawed Pakistani militant group has been taken into "protective custody" amid a probe as to whether he is linked...

Indian state’s ‘luxury tax’ on samosas sparks row

NEW DELHI: One of India's poorest states has said it will impose a "luxury tax" on samosas-one of the country's most popular snacks-sparking widespread...

India, Pakistan postpone high-level peace talks – Seeking roadmap on Kashmir, other irritants

NEW DELHI: India rescheduled high-level peace talks with Pakistan yesterday while it evaluated actions taken by Islamabad against Pakistan-based insurgents it blames for an...

Pakistan arrests militants over attack on Indian air force base

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan said yesterday it has arrested several militants belonging to the group believed to be behind a fatal attack on an Indian air...

IS claim Pakistan’s Afghan consulate attack, 7 killed

KABUL: The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for an attack on a Pakistani consulate in eastern Afghanistan yesterday, which Afghan officials said left at...

Mumbai police identify dangerous selfie spots

MUMBAI: Mumbai police said yesterday they have identified 16 dangerous selfie spots across the Indian city after a man drowned trying to save a...

Mumbai police force-feed thief dozens of bananas

MUMBAI: Indian police successfully deployed an unusual technique to retrieve a gold chain that a thief had swallowed while officers were in hot pursuit-they...

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