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Indian police make arrests after mobs lynch eight

Indian police said Monday they had arrested nearly two dozen people on charges including murder and rioting after a wave of

Sri Lanka switches foreign, finance ministers in shake up

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena announced his first cabinet reshuffle Monday, switching his finance and foreign ministers as he resists

Pakistan opposition party to sue govt for detaining supporters

Islamabad (AFP) – A Pakistani opposition party led by former cricketer Imran Khan will take legal action against the

India amends law to oust squatting politicians from official homes

India has redrafted a law to allow politicians to be forcibly removed from official homes within three days of leaving office,

Pakistan cricketer Khalid Latif ‘given bat grips by bookie’ to indicate fix

The Pakistan Cricket Board on Friday said it had seized bat grips given to Khalid Latif by a bookmaker which the

Bangladesh police arrest 27 youths in gay crackdown

Bangladeshi police raided a party and arrested 27 young men early Friday in a rare crackdown on homosexuality in the conservative

India’s pampered pets lap up new treatments


Acupuncture, blood filtration, kidney cleanses. No treatment is too much for the furry friends of Delhi’s well-heeled residents,

Wedding hall collapses in Sri Lanka, injuring 20: police


A multi-storey wedding venue collapsed during construction in Sri Lanka on Thursday, injuring at least 20 workers and

UN court orders Pakistan not to execute Indian ‘spy’


The UN’s top court on Thursday ordered Pakistan to stay the execution of an Indian national convicted of

India allows abortion for 10-year-old rape victim

A 10-year-old girl who was raped will be allowed to have an abortion even though she has crossed the 20-week limit