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India top court hears challenge to government ID scheme

India’s top court on Wednesday began hearing a challenge to the legality of a government identity scheme that holds biometric data

Fears of serial child killer in infamous Pakistan city

The rape and murders of a dozen children by a suspected serial killer have terrified parents in central Pakistan, and prompted

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube pressed over terror content

Terrorists and hate groups continue to get their propaganda onto social media platforms despite efforts by Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to

Saudi Arabia announces $2 bn bailout for Yemen government

Saudi Arabia announced on Wednesday it would transfer $2 billion to Yemen’s central bank, following desperate calls for a financial rescue

Bannon says under White House orders not to answer House committee

Former Donald Trump advisor Steve Bannon Tuesday refused to answer questions from a congressional committee probing the president’s campaign links to

UN must step up pressure on Pakistan: US

Returning from a UN Security Council visit to Afghanistan, US Ambassador Nikki Haley on Wednesday stressed the Kabul government wants world

Goldman Sachs reports 4Q loss on big charge for US tax reform

Goldman Sachs reported a rare quarterly loss Wednesday due to a one-time charge associated with US tax reform. Performance across operating

City to Hold Sixth Annual “Clean Up Day” Friday, Jan. 19; Non-Emergency Offices Will be Closed for the Initiative


Continuing its “Team Clean” go-green initiative for the sixth year, Missouri City employees will again join forces this year and

India ends decades-old subsidy for hajj pilgrims

India’s Hindu nationalist government is ending a decades-long policy of offering discounted airfares to Muslims embarking on the hajj pilgrimage, it

Rohingya deal aims to repatriate refugees ‘within two years’

Myanmar and Bangladesh have agreed to repatriate Rohingya displaced by an army crackdown “within two years”, Dhaka said Tuesday, outlining the