Donald Trump wins unlikely fan club in India

NEW DELHI: Donald Trump may face a long, tough road to the White House, but some fans in India at least are pulling together...

India Hindus pray to gods to help trump

NEW DELHI: Donald Trump may find it tough to get Republican leaders behind his campaign, but he’s got some faraway fans trying to get...

Clashes in Bangladesh after Ex-Islamist leader’s hanging – 500 Jamaat activists protesting execution

DHAKA: Clashes erupted in Bangladesh yesterday after the execution of a top Islamist leader, heightening tension in a country reeling from a string of...

Doctors raise concerns after elderly Indian woman in her 70’s gives birth

NEW DELHI: Doctors in India yesterday raised ethical and health concerns after a woman gave birth to her first child in her 70s, following...

Bangladesh hangs top Islamist for war crimes

DHAKA: Bangladesh hanged Islamist party leader Motiur Rahman Nizami today for war crimes committed during the 1971 war of independence to break away from...

Afghan, international forces free ex-Pakistan PM’s son – Joint raid releases three year long...

ISLAMABAD: Afghan and international forces freed the kidnapped son of a former Pakistani prime minister during a raid on an Al-Qaeda cell in Afghanistan,...

70-year-old Indian woman gives birth to first baby

NEW DELHI: An Indian woman who gave birth at the age of 70 said yesterday she was not too old to become a first-time...

73 killed in Afghan road crash inferno

GHAZNI, Afghanistan: At least 73 people were killed yesterday when two passenger buses and an oil tanker burst into flames in a head-on collision...

Afghanistan executes 6 militants, signaling tougher policy

KABUL: Afghanistan yesterday hanged six men convicted of terrorism, signaling a tougher approach toward the Taliban. President Ashraf Ghani's office said he "approved executions...

Prominent Pakistani anti-militant activist shot dead in Karachi

KARACHI, PAKISTAN: Gunmen shot dead a prominent Pakistani rights activist, known for his outspoken stance against the Taliban and other radical Islamist groups, in...

Afghanistan faces tough battle as Haqqanis unify the Taleban – Playing key role in...

ISLAMABAD: A shadowy, Pakistan-based militant faction is on the rise within the Taleban after its leader was appointed deputy and played a key role...

Bangladesh Sufi Muslim killed in suspected Islamist attack

DHAKA: A local Sufi Muslim leader has been found hacked to death in Bangladesh in a suspected Islamist killing, police said yesterday, two weeks...

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29th May