Sunday, Feb 01, 2015
January 31, 20152:42 pm

"There has been no electricity since 2:37am (local time)...they have cut the line," an aide of Zia said.

January 31, 20152:27 pm

Sunni Muslim extremists in Pakistan often target Shiites because they believe them to be heretics.

January 31, 20158:37 am

Jundullah which last year pledged support for Islamic State, claimed responsibility.

January 29, 20154:05 pm

Sarwar had severely criticised the govt of PM Sharif for its failure to bring the US president to Pakistan.

January 29, 20153:57 pm

"There were 50 abortions per 1,000 women aged 15-49 in 2012 as compared to 27 in 2002," the report says.

January 28, 20151:36 pm

It is likely that the persecuted were ethnic Tibetans who traditionally practice a form of Tantric Buddhism.

January 28, 20154:37 pm

Pakistani media on Monday gave extensive coverage to US President Barack Obama's visit to India.

January 25, 201511:43 am

By mid-morning Sunday, officials said power had been restored to roughly half this country of 180 million people.

January 24, 20154:02 pm

More than 1,800 suspected people have been arrested in the countrywide swoop since the Peshawar attack.

January 23, 20159:34 am

The step was taken after pressure heaped on the country to stop making a distinction between good and bad militants.

January 20, 20154:29 am

The judge also said handing Lakhvi over to any country was a "diplomatic issue" concerning the government and court had nothing to do with it.

January 18, 20157:50 pm

India dismissed reports that the Colombo station chief of RAW had been expelled in the run up to Presidential polls.

January 19, 20153:23 pm

An Indian foreign ministry spokesman denied any expulsion and said that transfers were routine decisions.

January 18, 20151:19 pm

Sri Lankan voters ousted two-time president Mahinda Rajapaksa on January 8 from power.

January 17, 20154:58 pm

Pakistan has already condemned the cartoons and asked various groups protesting in the country to remain peaceful.

January 17, 20151:11 pm

They say the men were all arrested in recent weeks near Afghanistan's eastern border with Pakistan.

January 16, 20155:01 pm
APTOPIX France Attacks Charlie Hebdo

The clashes broke out Friday afternoon when the protesters started heading toward the French consulate.

January 16, 20152:31 pm
APTOPIX France Attacks Charlie Hebdo

Movement will begin with a grand protest at Chauburji in Lahore, the capital of Pakistan's Punjab province.

January 15, 20155:40 pm

It also said ridiculing of religion is "condemnable" and termed it against the freedom of speech.

January 15, 20152:17 pm

A U.N. report said up to 40,000 Tamils have been killed in the fighting and largely blamed it on government shelling.

January 14, 20159:01 pm

The Supreme Court will take up the matter again on February 11.

January 13, 20155:00 pm

He said that his allegations were based "as much on conviction as on experience."

January 13, 20152:05 pm
The Parliament of Nepal will elect Koirala, 75, as prime minister on Monday. (PTI)

Protests against government to bring out draft of new constitution without the agreement of the opposition parties.

January 12, 201512:27 pm

The province is home to Baluch separatists as well as various al-Qaida linked militant groups.

January 12, 20159:54 pm

Security was tight, part of a country-wide move to boost security at schools in the wake of the attack.

January 10, 201510:09 pm

Modi invited Maithripala Sirisena to Delhi at his earliest convenience, Senaratne said.

January 10, 20159:31 pm

Authorities in the regional capital Urumqi cited France and Belgium has been banned.

January 10, 20151:54 pm

The alleged mastermind of Wagah suicide bombing -- that claimed 61 lives last year -- was killed in an encounter.

January 9, 201510:21 pm

Sirisena was sworn-in as Sri Lankan President, bringing the curtains down on the 10-year rule of Mahinda Rajapaksa.

January 9, 20152:29 pm

He cannot be released from Adiala Jail Rawalpindi till another court decides his detention.

January 9, 20151:00 pm

"I urge the Mujahideen to hit them hard, so that either they come to the right path or sent to hell," he said.

January 9, 20151:21 pm

In the run up to the election, he pledged to abolish the executive presidency within 100 days of being elected.

January 9, 20151:27 pm

With final result yet to be declared, Sirisena is expected to be declared winner by around 4,00,000 votes.

January 8, 201510:01 pm

Along with many other TNA leaders, Wigneswaran hopes that the system will change if Sirisena comes to power.

January 8, 20159:02 pm

Pakistan said it expects India to conduct a "transparent" probe to ascertain the facts of the boat incident.

January 9, 201511:06 am

Imran Khan was previously married to British socialite Jemima Khan and has two sons.