Bangladesh guardedly welcomes Benetton factory victim pledge

18 Apr 2015

A Bangladeshi garment industry leader today guardedly welcomed Italian retailer Benetton's pledge of more than USD 1 million to victims of ...

With 2 years left, Obama getting tough on critics

18 Apr 2015

Just as Congress is hitting something of a bipartisan stride on such issues as Medicare, Iran and trade, President Barack Obama and his ...

Afghan suicide bombing blamed on Islamic State kills 35

18 Apr 2015

A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a bank branch today in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 people in a deadly attack the ...

Replica of French general's historic US independence ship

18 Apr 2015

A replica of the 18th century ship that took a French general on his voyage to become a hero of the American war of independence was to set ...

Sri Lanka minorities feel hard done by electoral reform

18 Apr 2015

A proposed move to reform Sri Lanka's electoral system has not found favour with the country's minority Tamil and Muslim political parties, ...

Anand draws with Vachier-Lagrave in Shamkir Chess tournament

18 Apr 2015

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand played out his second straight draw in the Shamkir Chess tournament, signing peace with Maxime ...

Palestinian driver deliberately killed Israeli: police

18 Apr 2015

A Palestinian driver deliberately rammed his car into a Jerusalem bus stop this week and killed an Israeli man in a "horrible attack", ...

Turkey's Kurdish party headquarters attacked, no casualties

18 Apr 2015

Drive-by shooters early today fired on Turkey's main Kurdish party headquarters in the capital Ankara, with no casualties reported, an ...

Zuma cancels Indonesia trip due to S. Africa violence

18 Apr 2015

South African President Jacob Zuma said today he has cancelled a state visit to Indonesia in order to deal with a wave of xenophobic ...

47 Indian fishermen arrested in Pak

18 Apr 2015

Pakistani authorities have arrested 47 Indian fishermen and seized their eight boats for allegedly violating the country's territorial ...

Lack of international cricket behind Pak's poor run: Inzamam

18 Apr 2015

Former captain Inzamam ul Haq has blamed the lack of international cricket at home since 2009 for the declining standards in Pakistan ...

Sentencing of former tennis ace Bob Hewitt postponed

18 Apr 2015

The sentencing of former tennis Grand Slam champion and convicted child molester Bob Hewitt has been postponed by a South African court ...

6 militants killed in fierce gun battle in Pakistan

18 Apr 2015

At least six Taliban militants, including a commander of the terror outfit, were killed today in a fierce gun battle with security forces ...

China-Pak friendship has big support among people: Survey

18 Apr 2015

The ties between China and Pakistan, often described as "all-weather friendship", continues to resonate with the people of the two nations ...

Ho Tram Strip to host new USD1.5m Asian Tour event in Vietnam

18 Apr 2015

Asian Tour will have a new event in the second half of the season when the USD 1.5 million Ho Tram Open makes its debut as Vietnam's ...

Nepal observers first anniversary of Everest tragedy

18 Apr 2015

Nepal today paid a moving tribute to 16 mountain guides, mostly Sherpas, who were killed in an avalanche on Mount Everest a year ago. A ...

Pakistan's Dawn Group staffer found dead

18 Apr 2015

The long-serving marketing director of Pakistan's Dawn Group of Newspapers, Masood Hamid, has died under mysterious circumstances in ...

Sunni religious leader dies in custody in Pak

18 Apr 2015

A Sunni religious leader in Pakistan today died under mysterious circumstances in custody here, with his family accusing the paramilitary ...

Terrorists pose threat to Afghan, Pak: Afghan army chief

18 Apr 2015

Afghan army chief General Sher Muhammad Karimi today said that terrorists pose a common threat to Afghanistan and Pakistan and close ...

'Mysterious' disease kills 17 in Nigeria: official

18 Apr 2015

A "mysterious" disease that kills patients within 24 hours has claimed at least 17 lives in a southeastern Nigerian town, the government ...

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