Sunday, February 24, 2019

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...

Pakistan minorities live in fear after blasphemy mob killings

KOT RADHA KISHAN: Four-year-old Aliya's life collapsed last year when her illiterate Christian parents were falsely accused of tossing out pages of the Koran...

Rights groups rap India on harsher terms for minors

NEW DELHI: Rights groups yesterday denounced India's new legislation allowing tougher punishments for juveniles, which was sparked by a public outcry over the release...

Son chops up father’s killer in revenge attack

NEW DELHI: The son of an Indian murder victim has confessed to stabbing his father's killer to death and chopping his body into 12...

Taleban fighter treated alongside angry soldiers in Afghan hospital

KABUL: The injured Taleban fighter stands shackled, with his face covered by a ski mask and wearing a helmet to block out noise so...

‘Justice has failed us,’ Indian gang-rape victim’s father says – Supreme Court rejects plea...

NEW DELHI: India's Supreme Court yesterday rejected an appeal against the release of the youngest convict in a fatal gang-rape, sparking fury from the...

Bangladesh court orders mass arrests over factory disaster

DHAKA: A Bangladesh court yesterday ordered the arrest of 24 people and seizure of their assets after they failed to turn up to face...

Islamic State tries to build strength to replace Taleban – IS radio show seeks...

JALALABAD: Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan have taken to the airwaves to win recruits as they try to build strength and replace the...

Fury as Delhi gang-rapist freed

NEW DELHI: The youngest convict in an infamous fatal gang-rape in New Delhi has been released from a youth correctional facility, police said yesterday,...

‘I don’t send my children to the park to play’ – Anger, fear at...

NEW DELHI: For 12 hours a day, Raju Misra stands at his snack stall in the world's ultimate pollution blackspot, inhaling toxic fumes and...

IS expands Afghan footprint with terror campaign

JALALABAD: Rahman Wali's younger brother was one of 10 Afghan men forced by Islamic State militants to kneel over bombs buried in the soil...

Pakistan’s Taleban rejects Islamic State leader’s claim to be ‘caliph’

DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Pakistan's Taleban has rejected Islamic State leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi's claim to be the global leader of all Muslims, the movement...

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