‘Afghan Malala’ speaks up for refugee children – Hopes to spread message of universal...

KABUL: At the age of just 14, Afghan rights activist Aziza Rahimzada has already surmounted legal hurdles preventing 25,000 refugee children from attending school,...

Afghan security adviser Warns of IS, Qaeda risk

KABUL: Al-Qarda has re-established a presence in Afghanistan and the Islamic State group has become a serious threat, the Afghan national security adviser warned,...

Indian gangster ‘Chhota Rajan’ caught in Bali

JAKARTA: An alleged Indian crime boss wanted in his home country for up to 20 murders has been arrested in Indonesia after two decades...

Bangladesh rejects IS claim of Shiite attack

DHAKA: Bangladesh's government yesterday dismissed the Islamic State group's claim that it was behind a bomb attack on thousands of Shiite Muslims in the...

Taleban upsurge draws city dwellers into battle

MAIMANA: Draped in a bandolier of shotgun cartridges, an Afghan cafe owner was forced to cobble together a militia of neighborhood fruit vendors and...

Silencing doubts: Lost Geeta ready for home – Deaf-mute girl to be reunited with...

KARACHI: Accidentally stranded in Pakistan for more than a decade, the young deaf-mute woman shows off a single treasured photograph of the people she...

One killed in IS-claimed attack on Dhaka shrine – 80 hurt as bomb hits...

DHAKA: The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the bombing of the main Shiite shrine in the Bangladeshi capital yesterday that killed one person...

Pakistan’s unfinished war against extremism

ISLAMABAD: A palpable sense of security is returning to Pakistan as a crackdown on militancy bears fruit, but critics warn the government has not...

Major road in polluted capital briefly car-free – Giving citizens a breath of fresh...

NEW DELHI: One of the world's most polluted capitals, New Delhi, closed a major stretch of a road to private cars for a few...

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...

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