Sep 23, 2014 08:32 PM
A New York judge has sentenced Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law and al-Qaeda spokesman to life in prison for his conviction in a terrorism case. Sulaiman Abu Ghaith was sentenced by Judge Lewis Kaplan on Tuesday morning. Abu Ghaith was convicted in Marc
Sep 23, 2014 08:25 PM
China on Tuesday conveyed an unambiguous message that it would remain steadfast in seeking a turnaround in Sino-Indian ties, unfazed by the current round of border tensions, and New Delhi’s growing ties with Japan.Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperso
Sep 23, 2014 07:54 PM
A 50-year-old doctor from the minority Ahmadi community was gunned down at his clinic by two unidentified armed assailants in Sindh province. “Mubashar Ahmad Khosa, a well-known medical practitioner of Mirpur Khas area, was attending to his patients
Sep 23, 2014 07:07 PM
Eleven people were killed in a jeep accident in central-western Nepal on Tuesday, police said.The jeep was travelling from Myagdi district’s Ramche to Beni when it fell some 200 metres, according to witnesses.Fourteen people were travelling in the j
Sep 23, 2014 06:59 PM
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon opened the UN Climate Summit on Tuesday, as world leaders and several business executives gathered to announce their commitments to reduce the effects of climate change.U.S. President Barack Obama was among the 120 world l
Sep 23, 2014 06:37 PM
Residents in Fallujah said the Islamic State has paraded Iraqi troops captured in battle earlier this week in a show of strength in the militant stronghold. They said about 30 men in Iraqi military uniform were driven in the back of seized military vehicl
Sep 23, 2014 05:20 PM
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Tuesday defended France’s decision to carry out airstrikes against the Islamic State in Iraq in the face of threats by an allied Algerian jihadist group to execute a French hostage.“France is a great natio
Sep 23, 2014 04:59 PM
A 24-year-old Indian was on Tuesday sentenced to 31 months in jail and three strokes of cane for rioting and abetting others during the Little India riots, becoming the 18th Indian to be jailed for his involvement in the country’s worst street viole
Sep 23, 2014 04:36 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that cooperation between India and Saudi Arabia “will grow in the years to come” while greeting the people of the Gulf nation on their National Day. “Best wishes to the people of Saudi Arabi
Sep 23, 2014 04:30 PM
Human rights bodies on Tuesday called on the Nepal government to remove 35-day statute of limitation on reporting cases of sexual violence and include survivors of the crimes as part of its compensation package. That limitation makes it difficult t
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