Journalist Hamid Mir ‘will return’ his father’s 1971 award to Bangladesh

DHAKA/ISLAMABAD, Apr 28: Journalist Hamid Mir has announced that he will return the award Bangladesh bestowed on his father for his contributions during the...

Afghan Taliban announce start of ‘spring offensive’

KABUL, Apr 28: The Afghan Taliban launched their “spring offensive” Friday, heralding fresh fighting in the drawn-out conflict as embattled security forces struggle to...

German MPs approve partial burqa ban, security measures

BERLIN, Apr 28: German lawmakers on Thursday approved a partial ban on the full-face burqa Islamic veil and a package of security measures aimed...

US House may vote within days on tighter North Korea sanctions

WASHINGTON, Apr 28: The U.S. House of Representatives could vote as soon as next week on legislation to toughen sanctions on North Korea by...

Trump calls for new UN sanctions against North Korea

WASHINGTON/BEIJING, Apr 25: U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday the U.N. Security Council must be prepared to impose new sanctions on North Korea...

Police officer killed, another wounded in Paris shooting

PARIS, Apr 21: One policeman was killed and another wounded in a shooting incident in central Paris on Thursday night, a police source said. A...

Rouhani among 6 candidates selected for Iran election

TEHRAN, Apr 21: President Hassan Rouhani was among six candidates approved Thursday by Iran’s conservative-dominated Guardian Council to run in next month’s election while...

Indian man carries brother’s dead body on bicycle

ASSAM, Apr 19: An Indian citizen in Majoli village of Assam state was forced to take the dead body of his 18-year-old brother on...

Indian Supreme Court delivers verdict in Babri Masjid case

NEW DELHI, Apr 19: The Indian Supreme Court announced its decision in Babri Masjid demolition case today. The court ruled that former Indian Home Minister...

New Zealand tightens work visa rules

WELLINGTON, Apr 19: Just a day after Australia and America announced changes to visas for foreign workers, New Zealand has revealed it will tighten...