Pakistan's judicial commission on Thursday confirmed the nomination of the first female Supreme Court judge in the Muslim-majority nation's history, an action that ruling party members and legal experts said all but ensures her appointment. ..
An Indonesian woman was flogged 100 times Thursday in conservative Aceh province for adultery while her male partner, who denied the accusations, received just 15 lashes. Ivan Najjar Alavi, the head of general investigation division at East Aceh p..
On Thursday, January 27, Sunny Deol’s younger brother Bobby Deol turned a year older. On the special occasion of his 53rd birthday, Sunny traveled down memory lane to share an unseen photo of the sibling duo from their childhood days. Needless ..
President Joe Biden said on Monday that he plans to designate Qatar a major non-Nato ally, underscoring the critical role the US has come to see the Gulf state playing as Washington looks for help addressing challenges ranging from Afghanistan to a p..
Japan's parliament on Tuesday adopted a resolution on the "serious human rights situation" in China, and called Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's government to take steps to relieve the situation, as the Beijing Winter Olympics loom ju..
The most divided Olympic Games in decades gets under way in China on Friday as Beijing becomes the only city to host both the Summer and now the Winter Games. As well as tight Covid-19 controls, the Games are fraught with political tensions over alle..
India on Thursday announced a diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics in Beijing after a commander involved in 2020 border clashes between the two countries appeared as an Olympic torchbearer in the customary torch relay leading up to the Games. ..
A public funeral has been held for a five-year-old boy who fell down well in Morocco, prompting large-scale but ultimately unsuccessful rescue efforts. Large crowds gathered in the village of Ighran to mourn the boy, Rayan Oram, who was trapped in..
Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has spoken out in support of six Indian students fighting for their right to wear the hijab in class. The teens have been protesting in Karnataka state for weeks, drawing attention to a college's ban o..