Mumbai police ask websites to block parody Tendulkar video

MUMBAI: Indian police said Monday they had asked YouTube and Facebook to block a video poking fun at cricket great Sachin Tendulkar, sparking the...

Breakaway Taleban faction voices support for peace talks

SHINDAND, Afghanistan: A breakaway Taleban faction is willing to hold peace talks with the Afghan government but will demand the imposition of Islamic law...

10 killed in Bangladesh local election violence

DHAKA: At least 10 people have been killed and thousands injured in clashes between supporters and candidates of rival parties during the latest Bangladesh...

Police arrest 5 in India over attacks on African residents – Official denies attacks...

NEW DELHI: Police in New Delhi said yesterday that they have arrested five people who assaulted six Africans in the Indian capital last week,...

Three killed, 35 injured in Mumbai factory explosion

MUMBAI: An explosion tore through a chemical plant yesterday, killing three workers and injuring up to 35 others in India's financial capital of Mumbai,...

Naming of new Taleban chief Dims hopes for peace talks – War seen entering...

WASHINGTON: The selection of a hard-line cleric as the new Taleban chief on Wednesday all but dashes US President Barack Obama's hopes for opening...

Bangladesh police suspect Islamists for Hindu’s murder

DHAKA: Bangladesh police said yesterday they suspect local Islamists may have murdered a one-legged Hindu shop owner who was hacked to death outside his...

India counting cost of reduced Gulf transfers

NEW DELHI: Having quit his low-paid job with a contractor in Qatar, electrician Kurian Joseph scrabbles for work each day in his hometown in...

Afghan Taleban appoint new leader

KABUL: The Afghan Taleban yesterday announced Haibatullah Akhundzada as their new leader, elevating a low-profile religious figure in a swift power transition after officially...

Africans in India living ‘in fear’ after killing: Envoys – Congolese teacher brutally murdered...

NEW DELHI: African nationals in the Indian capital live in a "pervading climate of fear and insecurity", a group of African ambassadors has said,...

India to make panic buttons ‘a must’ on all public buses

NEW DELHI: Panic buttons will have to be fitted on all India's public buses to curb sex attacks on women, the transport minister said...

IS ‘falsely claiming’ Bangladesh attacks

DHAKA: Islamic State is trying to ride a wave of religious radicalization by falsely claiming a spate of killings in Bangladesh, a government minister...

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