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‘AirAsia wreckage recovery called off’

The Indonesian military on Tuesday called off efforts to recover the wreckage of an AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea last month, after failing to find any more bodies inside the fuselage.

EU: No plan to reduce Greek debt

Merkel wishes Tsipras strength and success; anti-austerity economist named finance minister

Pakistan protesters storm Christian school

Hundreds of Pakistani students, protesting against French magazine Charlie Hebdo for publishing cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, stormed a Christian boys’ school demanding it close, officials and the

Female teachers get gun training in Pakistan

Pakistani teachers load magazines into pistols during a weapons training session for school, college and university teachers AFP

Pakistani authorities on Tuesday started special gun training sessions for female teachers in the Peshawar city — a month after the deadly attack on the Army Public School that left some 150 people de

China will hold huge parade to ‘frighten Japan’

Large-scale military display to mark WWII end

Khaleda Zia faces another arson case

The Bangladesh police said Tuesday they have charged Opposition leader Khaleda Zia with “abetting” an arson attack during a period of deadly political unrest in the country.

Barack Obama meets new king in Riyadh

Photo provided by the Saudi Press Agency, President Barack Obama and Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdul Aziz. AP

President Barack Obama defended the US government’s willingness to cooperate closely with Saudi Arabia on national security despite deep concerns over human rights abuses, as he led an array of curren

‘Americans still confusing Sikhs for Muslims’

More than a decade after 9/11, Americans who come across a turban-wearing Sikh are still prone to mistaking him for a Muslim, according to a study released on Monday.

I don’t trust the US, says Fidel Castro

Retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro on Monday appeared to lend his support to talks with the United States in his first comments about his longtime adversary since both countries agreed last month to re

I am happy that we have more tigers today than yesterday. But I am not happy that, as a nation, we are bent on counting tigers and alternately moaning or gloating over it.

The fuss that the TV channels have been making about a debate between the Delhi’s potential chief ministerial candidates like the US presidential candidates do has been baffling because the focus has