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Pakistani rights activist shot dead

A prominent Pakistani rights activist was shot dead by unknown gunmen here as she was returning home shortly after hosting a seminar on human rights abuses in restive Balochistan province, prompting P

Qaeda affiliate takes key regime holdout in Syria

Al Qaeda’s Syrian affiliate and its allies seized the last major government-held city in Idlib prov-ince on Saturday, in a blow that could expose the regime’s coastal hear-tland to rebel attack.

Iraq fights ISIS near Fallujah

Fierce clashes erupted north-east of Fallujah on Satu-rday between the Iraqi Army and Islamic State militants following an ambush the day before that killed a general and staff officers.

Live: Devastating earthquake kills 1,500 in Nepal as it braces for darkest night in 80 years

A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing over 1,500 people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered ava

UN chief 'to attend Moscow WWII victory parade': report

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. (Photo: AFP)

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is to attend Moscow's World War II victory celebrations despite snubs from Western leaders, Russia's TASS state news agency reported Saturday, citing a UN

Earthquake hits Nepal capital, North India shaken up

Vibrations were also felt in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Bengal. (Photo: Twitter)

North and North East India shook severely for over a minute around 11.40 am on Saturday morning, from a 7.4-magnitude earthquake epicentred in Nepal.

China, Bangladesh, New Zealand, Tibet also hit

At least 12 people, including an 83-year-old woman, were on Saturday killed in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region after a powerful earthquake of 7.9 magnitude jolted neighbouring Nepal.

Clegg rules out coalition with SNP

Nick Clegg, leader of Britain’s Liberal Democrats and potential kingmaker in next month’s general election, on Saturday ruled out a coalition with Labour if it required support from Scottish nationali

China to deliver 50 more jets to Pakistan

China will deliver another 50 JF-17 Thunder fighters to Pakistan over a period of three years.

Thousands mark Anzac heroism on centenary

Thousands of Australians and New Zeal-anders on Saturday thron-ged the beaches of Turkey’s Gallipoli peninsula to reme-mber the heroism and sacrifice of their forefathers in the World War I campaign a

The Narendra Modi government has suspended the registration of Greenpeace India under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, 2010, (FCRA) for 180 days, preventing it from receiving any foreign funds

The Hindu Council UK has prepared its own “manifesto”, a list of demands submitted to political parties ahead of next month’s elections in the United Kingdom.