Mob killing over beef pre-planned

NEW DELHI: Government investigators said yesterday the mob killing of a Muslim man over rumors he slaughtered a cow was premeditated, and not a...

Pakistan hangs more prisoners

MULTAN: Pakistan yesterday hanged at least five more men for murder, an official said, bringing the total number of people executed in just 24...

Sri Lankan judge says war crimes claims ‘credible’

COLOMBO: Allegations that Sri Lankan troops committed war crimes are "credible", a judge appointed by the island's former president has concluded in a report...

Delhi court finds Uber driver guilty of rape

NEW DELHI: An Indian Uber taxi driver was convicted yesterday of raping a young female passenger in the capital last year, a case that...

Indian activists threaten to ‘skin’ tourist over tattoo

BANGALORE: Right-wing activists threatened to “skin” an Australian visitor who had a tattoo of a Hindu goddess on his leg, police said yesterday, adding...

BJP officials rebuked for beef lynching reaction

NEW DELHI: The head of India’s ruling Hindu nationalists has reprimanded some of the party’s senior figures for their controversial reaction to the lynching...

Indian activists storm BCCI over Pakistan talks

MUMBAI: Dozens of activists stormed the Mumbai offices of India’s cricket board yesterday to disrupt planned talks on resuming matches against Pakistan, the latest...

MSF says bombing of hospital no mistake

KUNDUZ: The head of an international medical charity whose hospital in northern Afghanistan was destroyed in a US airstrike says the "extensive, quite precise...

Police arrest 2 teens over rape of toddler

NEW DELHI: India police said yesterday they have arrested two teenagers over the rape of a toddler, the latest sexual assault on a child...

Breaking tradition: Child brides fight for freedom – Deep-rooted custom in poor rural areas

JODHPUR: University student Santadevi Meghwal has been threatened, harassed, ostracized and even fined by a council of male elders in her village in India....

Pakistan claims it has killed Uighur militants

BEIJING: Pakistan has eliminated all members of the Uighur militant group the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) from its territory, but must remain vigilant...

Mute Indian girl ‘identifies family’

KARACHI: A mute and deaf Indian girl who has been stuck in Pakistan for 13 years because she cannot remember where she came from...

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