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116 Pakistan policemen suspended over 2014 firing incident

Authorities in Pakistan's Punjab province have suspended at least 116 police officials, including top officers, in connection with the killing of demonstrators during a...

Indian man sacked in Saudi Arabia for ‘derogatory comments’ on women amid Sabarimala row

An Indian man in Saudi Arabia has been fired from his job for posting “derogatory comments” on women, amid the Sabarimala temple row, a...

Canada legalizes marijuana for recreational use

Nearly a century of marijuana prohibition came to an end Wednesday as Canada became the first major Western nation to legalize and regulate its...

60-year-old disabled man gets jail for sexually abusing eight-year-old girl in Pak

A Pakistani court on Tuesday sentenced a 60-year-old disabled man to six-year imprisonment for sexually abusing an eight-year-old girl. Lahore's Additional District and Sessions...

former Bangladesh premier Khaleda Zia’s son sentenced to life in 2004 grenade attack on...

Tarique Rahman, the fugitive son of former Bangladesh premier Khaleda Zia, was sentenced to life and 19 others were given death sentence by a...

Social network Google+ shut down after 500,000 users’ data exposed

Google will shut down the consumer version of its social network Google+ after announcing data from up to 500,000 users may have been exposed...

Pakistan’s Mithi, an oasis of Muslim-Hindu tolerance

Cows roam freely in the Pakistani city of Mithi, as in neighbouring India. Considered sacred animals among Hindus, they embody the religious tolerance of...

Interpol president reported missing during trip to China

The president of Interpol, a former senior Chinese security official, has been reported missing after he travelled to his native country at the end...

Pakistan seeks US help for talks with India, gets rejected

Islamabad is seeking an American role in facilitating talks between India and Pakistan because the two South Asian neighbours are not engaging bilaterally, Pakistan’s...

Mahatma Gandhi’s 149th birth anniversary commemorated in China

Mahatma Gandhi’s popular quotes and bhajans resonated on Tuesday in the sprawling Chaoyang Park in central Beijing where people from all walks of life...