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  World   Asia  23 Mar 2017

World, Asia, 23 Mar 2017

Indonesia: About 50 farmers cement feet to protest factory

Farmers in the village of Kendeng have battled against plans for the factory for years, saying it could taint their water.

23 Mar 2017 10:34 AM

Barber-turned-rapper wins Afghan Star

This year’s edition stood out after 18-year-old singer Zulala Hashimi from the east of the country — reached the final for the first time.

23 Mar 2017 2:36 AM

Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui says Pakistan may ban Facebook

Justice Siddiqui said the court would decide in the next hearing if the social media platform was required or not in the country.

23 Mar 2017 1:45 AM

Pervez Musharraf wanted secret deal, says Nawaz Sharif

Many members of the Sharif family too had to live in the Gulf nation after the coup until their return to Pakistan in November 2007.

23 Mar 2017 1:40 AM

North Korea missile explodes after launch

US, South Korean militaries detect failed launch as urgency over North threats grows.

23 Mar 2017 1:20 AM