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Pakistan charges Jamshed in spot-fixing case

Pakistan cricket charged former Test batsman Nasir Jamshed on Tuesday with obstructing and failing to cooperate in an investigation into a

Indian police arrest mastermind behind US tax scam

Mumbai (AFP) – Indian police have arrested the alleged mastermind of a multi-million dollar racket in which callers posing

India overturns flight ban on sandal-whacking politician Gaikwad

New Delhi (AFP) – India on Friday overturned a travel ban on a controversial politician who attacked a flight

Pakistan captain Misbah to retire after Windies Tests


Pakistan’s most successful skipper Misbah-ul-Haq will retire after the upcoming Test series against the West Indies, he announced Thursday, ending

Shorn of their locks, Thai women join rebel monk ranks


Scissors fly as Thai families surround their daughters to shear off tufts of hair until they are nearly bald —

India police arrest three over cow vigilante murder


Police said Thursday they have arrested three people for murder over the death of a Muslim man attacked while transporting

Bangladesh closes one of world’s most polluted places


A historic leatherworking quarter in Bangladesh once labelled among the most polluted places on earth was shut Thursday as police

Muslim man dies after attack by cow vigilantes in India

A Muslim man has died after he was attacked by hundreds of vigilantes while transporting cows in India, police said Wednesday,

Taliban suicide blast targeting census team kills seven in Pakistan

Seven people were killed and up to 19 wounded in a Taliban suicide blast that targeted a census team in Pakistan’s

German tourist says she was raped in south India

NEW DELHI (AFP) – A German tourist has accused two men of taking her captive and raping her in southern India,