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Shariah court sentences gay couple to 85 lashes

A Shariah court in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province has sentenced two gay men to public lashes for the first time, further undermining the country's moderate image after a top Christian Details

Trump shares sensitive information with Russians

According to the daily, the emotional classified information was given to the US by one of its allies, which had not given it permission to share this with the Russians. US Details

Yemen announces state of emergency over cholera prevalence

Yemen is witnessing a devastating war between the Iranian-backed Huthis and the Saudi-supported government. Authorities in Sanaa, which is controlled by Shiite rebels, have announced a state of emergency in the Details

Italy rescues over 480 migrants, 7 bodies

More than 480 asylum seekers and refugees were rescued in the Mediterranean on Saturday as they tried the perilous crossing from north Africa, with seven bodies also recovered, Italy's coastguard Details

10 laborers killed near port in Pakistan

Gunmen killed 10 laborers who were working on a road project in the country's southwest, said A Pakistani official. Local police official Abdul Salam says the attack occurred Saturday near the Details

Why am I not under FBI investigation: Donald Trump

US president Donald Trump has insisted he is not under probe, while turning off the FBI director he fired as a ‘showboat’ and ‘grandstander’. Comey was leading an inquiry into alleged Details

UK parliament terror suspect connected to Afghanistan

A man held near the British parliament last month was engaged in bomb-making in Afghanistan in 2012, it was alleged Wednesday as he appeared in court on terrorism charges.   Khalid Mohammed Details

BD becomes single biggest country of origin for refugees

As the refugee crisis intrudes its fourth year, the demographics of the men, women and children arriving on Europe’s shores are undergoing an unprecedented shift, reports the Independent.   Syrians have so Details

Afgan soldiers Kill 9 Pakistani Troops near Afghan Border

The attack occurred yesterday in Miran Shah town in North Waziristan, the Pakistani Army said in a statement. The army statement says that the Afgan troops had been firing on the Details

Warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar comes back to Kabul after 20 years

A former warlord branded the “Butcher of Kabul” came back to the Afghan capital on Friday morning, two decades after leaving the city where he is accused of carrying out Details

12 killed in tunnel blast in southwest China

Twelve workers were killed following an explosion in a high-speed rail tunnel in southwestern China, state media said Wednesday, after rescuers spent over 14 hours searching the rubble for survivors.   The Details

IS attack in western Iraq kills 30 soldiers

Jihadist fighters killed at least 30 soldiers in the western Iraqi province of Anbar on Tuesday in their latest deadly attack on security forces in the area, officers said. "We had Details

2 Indian soldiers killed in Pakistan firing

Two Indian soldiers were killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Mendhar tehsil in Poonch district after a ceasefire violation made by Pakistan, India Today reports.  According to sourcees, Indian posts were targeted Details

Trump passes 100 days as president, blasts media

US president Donald Trump hit the road on Saturday to celebrate his first century days in the White House with cheering supporters at a campaign-style rally, touting his initial achievements Details

Nawaz Sharif sacks trusted aide after news leak scandal

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday sacked his individual assistant on foreign affairs Tariq Fatemi after an inquiry found him guilty of “leaking” to a newspaper vital information from Details

Trump unveils tax cut plan, faces cautious greetings

Nearing his 100-day mark, US President Donald Trump disclosed a one-page plan that proposes deep tax cuts, a move intended to please multinational corporations and wealthy taxpayers who would benefit Details

France elections: Emmanuel Macron’s campaign team makes sure cyberattacks

"Emmanuel Macron is the only candidate in the French presidential campaign to be targeted," Macron's "En Marche!" party said in a statement.   French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s campaign team on Wednesday Details

Thai media reprimands over Facebook live of child murder

Thai media came under fire on Wednesday for broadcasting images and photos of a man killing his infant daughter in a Facebook Live video, a grim case that sparked outrage Details

N Korea stages gigantic fire drill on military anniversary (Watch video)

Tensions escalated in the Korean peninsula on Tuesday as North Korea observed its military anniversary with a massive conventional firing drill even as a US guided-missile submarine docked in South Details

26 cops killed in encounter with Maoists in India (Watch video)

At least 26 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans have been allegedly killed after an encounter with Maoists in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district on Monday.   Several others have been wounded in Details