Illiterate woman in Depok defrauded, sells house for Rp 300,000

Jakarta (Indonesia) Oct 18: It never crossed Arpah's mind that at the age of 63-year-old she would have to fight for her rights in court....

Taliban Close 29 Government-Sponsored Madrasas in Logar

Kabul (Afghanistan) Oct 18: Residents in the eastern province of Logar on Thursday claimed that the Taliban have shut down at least 29 Madrasas in...

Taliban Pushes Foreign Agenda Under Guise of Religion: Qanooni

Kabul (Afghanistan) Oct 18: Former Vice President Mohammad Younus Qanooni on Thursday said that the Taliban are implementing the policies of foreigners under the pretext...

186 Biometric Devices Gone Missing: IEC

Kabul (Afghanistan) Oct 18: The Independent Election Commission on Thursday confirmed that at least 495 memory cards and 186 biometric devices have gone missing.

Qayoumi Referred to Attorney General

Kabul (Afghanistan) Oct 18: The Afghan Senate's Complaints Commission on Thursday referred Mohammad Humayon Qayoumi to the Attorney General, following reports that Qayoumi had received...

Civilian Casualties Have Spiked: UN

Kabul (Afghanistan) Oct 18: According to a report by the United Nations Assistance Mission, in the first nine months of 2019 the UN documented 2,563...

Young, poor Baloch

Islamabad (Pakistan) Oct 18: TALK of crisis is commonplace in Pakistan, the combination of a sensationalist news cycle and incessant political intrigue serving up almost...

Foreign private investment jumps 51pc

Islamabad (Pakistan) Oct 18: Foreign private investment increased by 51 per cent to $564.8 million in the first quarter of this fiscal year, up from...

Provinces' poor response spoils drive against benami properties

Islamabad (Pakistan) Oct 18: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf government's much trumpeted drive against benami asset holders has received a setback in the first three months of...

PM's focal person for polio eradication resigns

Islamabad (Pakistan) Oct 18: Prime Minister's Focal Person for Polio Eradication Babar bin Atta on Friday resigned from his post.

Pakistan bars entry of Committee to Protect Journalists Asia coordinator citing 'stop...

Islamabad (Pakistan) Oct 18: Pakistan's immigration authorities barred entry of Committee to Protect Journalists' (CPJ) Asia Programme Coordinator Steven Butler, saying that his name had...

Essay: The Man Who become a Movement

Islamabad (Pakistan) Oct 18: Sir Syed Ahmad Khan emerged as a key leader of the Indian Muslim community in the aftermath of the War of...

Sidi Bou Said - the blue and white Tunisian town named after...

Islamabad (Pakistan) Oct 18: What's blue and white, next to the sea, and super Instagrammable? Santorini might be the obvious response but a cheaper, less...

University scandal

Islamabad (Pakistan) Oct 18: THE sexual harassment and blackmailing scandal that has erupted at the University of Balochistan may well have jeopardised the education of...

More terms for Mian Sahib

Islamabad (Pakistan) Oct 18: BLUFFING is one of the methods the police here use to solve crime involving more than one perpetrator. In this method,...

Speculation swirls as Shahbaz in no hurry to meet Nawaz

Lahore (Pakistan) Oct 18: PML-N president Shahbaz Sharif seems to be in no hurry to meet his imprisoned brother Nawaz Sharif, triggering speculation that he...

Hambantota International Port partners with NYK Japan

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Oct 18: The Hambantota International Port Group (HIPG) has entered into a Terminal Service Agreement (TSA) with Japanese Shipping Conglomerate NYK, the...

Sajith promises to provide free fertilizer to all farmers

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Oct 18: The New Democratic Front presidential candidate Minister Sajith Premadasa has stressed that he will take measures to provide fertilizer free...

Election monitor calls for an inquiry into spreading false rumors related to...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Oct 18: Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE), an election watchdog in Sri Lanka has requested the National Elections Commission (NEC)...

Three suspects arrested with nearly 30 kg of heroin in Divulapitiya

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Oct 18: The police have arrested three suspects with nearly 30 kilograms of heroin following a raid in Divulapitiya area.

CWC pledges support to Gotabhaya Rajapaksa

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Oct 18: The Ceylon Workers Congress (CWC) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) expressing their...

Catalan leader Quim Torra tells parliament there must be a new independence...

Madrid (Spain) Oct 18: Catalonia's pro-independence regional leader Quim Torra has called for a new vote on self-determination for the region.

What's in Boris Johnson's Brexit deal with the European Union?

Brussels (Belgium) Oct 18: "Where there is a will, there is a deal!" Boris Johnson and Jean-Claude Juncker both took to Twitter to announce that...

Orban says would have to 'use force' if Turkey 'opens gates' to...

Budapest (Hungary) Oct 18: Hungary would "use force" at its southern border with Serbia to protect the European Union's frontier if Turkey follows through on...

Former Nazi concentration camp guard, 93, goes on trial in Hamburg

Berlin (Germany) Oct 18: When German Jewish philosopher Hannah Arendt flew to Jerusalem to cover the high-profile trial against Adolf Eichmann, she reflected that the...

Can Boris Johnson get his Brexit deal through parliament?

London (UK) Oct 18: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he has struck a new deal with the European Union - just as all hope...

Turkey's Syria incursion: Can Ankara force NATO to provide assistance?

Damascus (Syria) Oct 18: Western countries have widely condemned Ankara for its military operation in northeast Syria, but Luxembourg's top diplomat said they could be...