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Israel Adopts Controversial Jewish Nation-State Law

Israel's parliament on Thursday adopted a law defining the country as the nation state of the Jewish people, provoking fears it will lead to...

Facebook cracks down on bogus posts inciting violence, starting with Sri Lanka and Myanmar

A Facebook spokeswoman said the company will implement the new policy first in Sri Lanka and later in Myanmar, two countries where some people...

100 years since his birth, South Africa pays tribute to Nelson Mandela

South Africa on Wednesday marked 100 years since Nelson Mandela’s birth, with Barack Obama hosting a youth leadership project as archbishop Desmond Tutu led...

Sikhs, Hindus original residents of Afghanistan: Envoy

Hindus and Sikhs in Afghanistan are its original residents and not migrants from India, the Afghan ambassador to the US has said here at...

Nawaz Sharif Forced To Use “Dirty” Washroom In Jail, Claims Brother

Pakistan's jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has been kept in "abysmal conditions" and deprived of a newspaper and bed and uses a "dirty"...

Heatwave blankets Japan, kills 14 people over long weekend

An intense heatwave killed at least 14 people over a three-day long weekend in Japan, media reported on Tuesday, and high temperatures hampered the...

Angry Mob Slaughtered Nearly 300 Crocodiles In Revenge Attack

An angry mob has slaughtered nearly 300 crocodiles in Indonesia after a local man was killed by one of the reptiles, authorities said Monday....

Sharif, daughter set to arrive in Lahore to face arrest in graft case

Pakistan's embattled former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam are set to arrive in Lahore today to face arrest in a corruption...

Nobel winner Malala Yousafzai slams Trump’s child separation policy

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai described as “cruel” a policy launched by US President Donald Trump to separate children of illegal immigrants from...

Failure to educate girls could cost world $30 trillion a year: World Bank report

If every girl in the world finished 12 years of quality education, lifetime earnings for women could increase by $15 trillion to $30 trillion...