Thursday, February 21, 2019

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...

IS, militia beheading each other’s fighters

KABUL: Fighters from the Islamic State group and a militia controlled by a prominent lawmaker have beheaded a total of eight men in tit-for-tat...

Pakistan’s Baloch activists take their separatist battle online – ‘Balochistan a black hole in...

ISLAMABAD: Images of burned villages and charred bodies, clips of people screaming for help: with a wall of silence hindering traditional media, insurgents are...

Organizers of ‘sexy’ Iglesias show should be whipped, says Sri Lanka President

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday said that organizers of a recent concert by pop star Enrique Iglesias in Colombo should be "whipped with...

India closing in on deal to build 6 nuke reactors

NEW DELHI: India expects to seal a contract with Westinghouse Electric Co LLC to build six nuclear reactors in the first half of next...

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