- Sectarian violence in Pakistan killed 2,000 in 6 years
Sectarian violence in Pakistan has killed more than 2,000 people in the last six years, according to a report issued by the country’s Interior Ministry.
- Pakistan denies kidnapped Iranian guards ever on its soil
Islamabad: Pakistan Tuesday strongly denied that kidnapped Iranian border guards were ever on its soil, amid fresh efforts to improve fractured ties before Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s visit to Tehran.
- Clash Over Aid at Afghanistan Landslide Site
Abi Barik, Afghanistan: Police clashed with people collecting aid Tuesday at the site of a massive landslide in northeastern Afghanistan, with police firing into the air to disperse the crowd, said officials.
- US poised to join hunt for shadowy Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau
The U.S. put a price on the head of the ruthless leader of Nigerias Boko Haram long before he masterminded the kidnappings of hundreds of schoolgirls, but American forces are now poised to help hunt the shadowy warlord said to have a photographic memory.
- Indonesian woman brutally gang-raped by 8 men faces public canning
Jakarta: A young Indonesian woman who was brutally gang-raped faces canning in public for breaking religious law.
- Pak resolves to lift ban on YouTube
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s National Assembly on Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution seeking an end to ban on video-sharing website, YouTube.
- New Kidnapping Reported in Nigeria as U.S. Offers Help
ABUJA, Nigeria A second kidnapping of schoolgirls in Nigerias northeast by Islamist militants put new pressure on the countrys troubled government, which had been hoping to showcase its emergence as Africas largest economy this week but instead has been forced to confront its failure to contain a growing insurgency in its north.
- Three inmates escape Bahrain detention center
Bahraini authorities on Monday announced the escape of three inmates from a prison on an island east of Manama, in the second such incident in a fortnight.
- Bahrain regime forces terrorize families of martyrs in home raids
Regime forces is Bahrain have raided the home of the martyr Issa Abdulhasan who was shot dead during a brutal crackdown on the 2011 mass pro-democracy protests.
- Imam Hussein Holy Shrines Opens the Sayed Ibrahim El-Mujab Lattice-Enclosed Tomb
The Secretariat-General of the Imam Hussein holy shrine has opened the Sayed Ibrahim El-Mujab lattice-enclosed tomb on Sunday Apr 20, 2014.