Indian police arrest Muslim students over beef rumors

NEW DELHI: Police in India arrested four Muslim students on charges of breaching the peace after rumors the men were cooking beef sparked protests,...

Protesters mark one year since mob killing of Afghan woman – ‘A matter of...

KABUL: Wearing masks bearing an impression of her bloodied face, dozens of Afghans protested in Kabul yesterday to demand justice for a woman savagely...

US military personnel punished for Afghanistan hospital attack – Aerial attack killed 42 civilian...

WASHINGTON: More than a dozen US military personnel have been disciplined, but face no criminal charges, for errors that led to the aerial attack...

Indian mother kills herself after caste discrimination

NEW DELHI: A mother hanged herself in India after a council of elders punished her family for her suspected extra-marital romance with a lowercaste...

Bus blast kills 16 in Pakistan

PESHAWAR: At least 16 people were killed and more than two dozen wounded when a bomb blew up inside a bus in Peshawar, the...

Man in Manila gets $30m cash – Bangladesh bank chief quits over $81m cyber...

DHAKA/MANILA: Bangladesh's central bank governor resigned yesterday over the theft of $81 million from the bank's US account, as details emerged in the Philippines...

Pakistan religious groups urge govt to retract law – Law protecting women from abuse...

LAHORE: An all-parties conference convened by Pakistan's oldest Islamic political party and attended by powerful religious groups asked the government yesterday to retract an...

Afghan strongmen tame Taleban’s bastion where US forces struggled

ZANGIABAD: A captured Taleban rifle dangling at his side, commander Sultan Mohammed swaggers through a bomb-cratered district that was once a hornet's nest of...

Lanka deploys troops after worst blackout in 20 years

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka deployed troops yesterday to guard electrical installations as authorities investigated whether sabotage was behind the island's worst blackout in 20 years....

Indian student hacked to death for intercaste marriage

NEW DELHI: An Indian student from the lowest Dalit caste was hacked to death and his wife critically injured in southern India in a...

Trafficked Nepali women trapped in Syria

MURALI BHANJYANG, Nepal: Nepali villager Sunita Magar thought she was heading to a safe factory job in Kuwait, but only when she landed in...

India’s hardline Hindus ditch trademark shorts

NEW DELHI: A hardline Indian Hindu movement announced yesterday it was abandoning its trademark khaki shorts to try to modernize the dress code, 91...

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