As Hindu party leads India, beef grows more political – ‘We should decide if...

NEW DELHI: The legislator was full of outrage when he arrived in the north Indian village days after the killing of a Muslim farmer...

Gold glitters for India’s leaders but jewellery guarded tight

NEW DELHI: Caressing delicate bangles she hasn't taken off since her wedding 11 years ago, Geetanjali Agarwal says she won't hand over her gold...

India rate cut tempts shoppers to buy cars, major appliances

MUMBAI: The way car salesman Ashish Bhavsar tells it, in India, men come first on their own to eye up a potential purchase. Then...

‘He named me Malala’: Portrait of girls’ education icon

Malala was the name on everyone's lips this week at the London Film Festival where a documentary about the youngest-ever Nobel Peace laureate had...

Expats tense after foreigners gunned down in Bangladesh – Are Islamic radicals getting a...

DHAKA: The cafes and restaurants are empty. The chatter of guests in hotel lobbies has gone quiet. The high-walled embassy compounds are even more...

Lawmaker attacked as beef row grows

SRINAGAR: Lawmakers from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party tried to assault an opposition member in a state parliament yesterday over eating beef, as debate...

Arrest, ads spotlight Pak army detentions

KARACHI: Paramilitary troops in Pakistan's biggest city arrested a prominent politician on Thursday, fuelling jitters about a showdown between the powerful Muttahida Qaumi Movement...

Pakistan upholds death sentence in ‘blasphemy’ reformist killing

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's Supreme Court yesterday upheld the death sentence for the killer of a politician who sought blasphemy law reform, in a verdict hailed...

MSF demands probe into deadly Kunduz air strike

KABUL: Medical charity MSF yesterday demanded an international probe into a deadly US air strike on an Afghan hospital, after reports said NATO's top...

Nepal eyes air-lifting fuel as India border stays shut

KATHMANDU: Nepal is considering air-lifting fuel, possibly from Bangladesh, as supply routes from India stay blocked by protesters opposing its new constitution, a short-term...

Afghan hospital air strike kills 19 – ‘Full investigation’ into hospital bombing: Pentagon chief

KABUL: A suspected US air strike on a hospital killed 19 people yesterday in the Afghan city of Kunduz, medical charity MSF said, a...

Taleban militants kill 20 in Pakistan military base – Another attack on mosque leaves...

PESHAWAR: A brazen Taleban attack on a Pakistani military base on the outskirts of the northwestern city of Peshawar killed 20 people on Friday,...

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