China Bans Wearing Burqa in Biggest Muslim City
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China Bans Wearing Burqa in Biggest Muslim City

China has banned the wearing of burqas in Urumqi, the capital city of Xinjiang, where…

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New Year’s Stampede Kills 35 in Shanghai
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New Year’s Stampede Kills 35 in Shanghai

At least 35 people have been killed and dozens injured after a stampede broke out…

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17 dead as Militants Attack Army Camp in Indian-Held Kashmir
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17 dead as Militants Attack Army Camp in Indian-Held Kashmir

Militants in Indian-held Kashmir attacked an Indian army camp Friday, triggering a fierce gun-battle that…

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Afghanistan Won’t Allow Proxy India-Pakistan War: Karzai
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Afghanistan Won’t Allow Proxy India-Pakistan War: Karzai

Former president Hamid Karzai insisted on Wednesday that Afghanistan would not allow itself to become…

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Bomb Attacks in Afghanistan Kill 11
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Bomb Attacks in Afghanistan Kill 11

At least 11 policemen have been killed in two bombings in eastern Afghanistan, police say. Seven…

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Bangladesh War Crimes Tribunal Sentences JI Chief to Death
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Bangladesh War Crimes Tribunal Sentences JI Chief to Death

A special Bangladeshi court on Wednesday handed the death sentence to the leader of the…

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Iran’s President Says Nuclear Deal With West ‘Certain’
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Iran’s President Says Nuclear Deal With West ‘Certain’

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday a nuclear deal with the West was bound…

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New Afghan Government Same Old Problems
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New Afghan Government Same Old Problems

US President Barack Obama called Kabul last Sunday to congratulate Afghan presidential contenders Ashraf Gani…

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Hamid Karzai Blames US, Pakistan for Afghan War
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Hamid Karzai Blames US, Pakistan for Afghan War

Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday blamed the United States for his country’s long…

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Blasts in China’s Xinjiang Kill two, Injure ‘Many’: Government
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Blasts in China’s Xinjiang Kill two, Injure ‘Many’: Government

Two people were killed and “many” injured by multiple explosions in China’s Xinjiang, the local…

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Chinese President Postpones His Visit to Pakistan
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Chinese President Postpones His Visit to Pakistan

Chinese President Xi Jinping has postponed his scheduled visit to Pakistan in the wake of…

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Afghan Candidate Threatens to Shun Vote Audit
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Afghan Candidate Threatens to Shun Vote Audit

One of the two men vying to become Afghanistan’s next president has threatened to boycott…

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Death Toll Rises in Southwestern China Quake
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Death Toll Rises in Southwestern China Quake

The death toll in southwestern China’s earthquake has risen to 589 as search and rescue…

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Afghanistan Blames Pakistan For Kabul Attack
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Afghanistan Blames Pakistan For Kabul Attack

The Afghan intelligence service accused Pakistan on Wednesday of stoking instability in the country by…

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51 Killed in Taiwan Plane Crash
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51 Killed in Taiwan Plane Crash

More than 51 people have been killed after a TransAsia Airways passenger plane crashed while trying…

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