Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Freed Afghan village reveals reason for Taleban ‘success’ – Restoring order through sharia-inspired law

QARA GHOILY: Flanked by shaggy-haired gunmen, Commander Ghulam Farooq peered out from a hilltop at the biggest military prize of his storied career as...

Pakistan jails Saudi consulate attacker

KARACHI: A court in Pakistan yesterday sentenced a Shiite militant to 14 years in prison for throwing grenades at the Saudi Arabian consulate in...

Smog-choked Delhi gears up for car ban – Critics warn the measures will be...

NEW DELHI: Millions of Delhi residents will have to find alternative ways to work from Friday, when authorities launch a trial of draconian traffic...

Pakistan hangs four

PESHAWAR: Pakistan yesterday hanged four men sentenced to death by military courts for assisting in suicide bombings and attacks on soldiers, officials said. The...

23 killed as Taleban suicide bomber targets govt office

PESHAWAR: At least 23 people were killed and dozens wounded when a Taleban suicide bomber on a motorbike crashed into the main gate of...

Prosthetic limbs put Pakistani terror survivors together again

PESHAWAR: Pakistani teen Ali Shah was on his way to school when he lost half of his right hand and his left leg after...

110 journalists killed in 2015, most in ‘peaceful’ countries – India ‘deadliest’ Asian country

PARIS: A total of 110 journalists were killed around the world in 2015, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said yesterday, noting that while many died...

Sri Lanka cricket stars sorry for Enrique concert chaos

An entertainments company owned by two Sri Lankan cricket legends apologized yesterday for an Enrique Iglesias concert where local women shed their underwear, sparking...

Taleban bomber targets NATO convoy near to Kabul airport – Security situation worsens in...

KABUL: A Taleban bomber detonated an explosives-packed vehicle near Kabul airport yesterday, killing one civilian in an attack targeting a NATO convoy the day...

Two dead in Bangladesh militant hideout blast

DHAKA: Two suspected followers of a banned Bangladeshi Islamist outfit were killed yesterday in an explosion outside the capital Dhaka as security forces raided...

Cow dung patties selling like hot cakes online in India

NEW DELHI: Like consumers around the globe, Indians are flocking to the online marketplace in droves these days. But there's one unusual item flying...

India pumps desert oil, seeks energy security

BARMER, India: The deserts of Rajasthan may be the showcase for India's solar revolution but the oil explorer that struck gold beneath the same...

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