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Beirut: US-led air strikes killed 30 Al Qaeda militants and eight civilians, including children, in northern Syria on Tuesday according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights Most of the 30 fighters killed in the strikes west of the second city Aleppo were foreigners, and the civilians included three...

KABUL: Afghanistan’s president-elect, Ashraf Ghani, promised to end political strife and corruption in a speech on Monday, his first since signing...

DHAKA: Bangladesh’s main opposition leader Khaleda Zia went on trial Monday charged with embezzling $650,000 in two corruption cases that could...

KABUL: Afghanistan’s two presidential candidates have signed a power-sharing deal for the roles of president and chief executive three months after...

UNITED NATIONS: Washington’s arch-foe Iran has a role to play in tackling Islamic State (IS) militants who have overrun large swathes of territory...

SRINAGAR: A top Kashmiri leader Friday urged New Delhi to follow Britain’s lead in allowing Scotland’s independence referendum and let the...

The decision prevented a rupture of a 307-year union with England. EDINBURGH (AP) – Scottish voters have rejected independence, deciding to remain...

NEW DELHI: India’s prime minister expressed concern to China’s visiting President Xi Jinping Thursday about “incidents” on the two countries’...

LONDON: Muslim groups across Britain called on Thursday for the release of British hostage Alan Henning, a volunteer aid worker captured in Syria whose...

DHAKA: Bangladesh’s highest court on Wednesday commuted the death sentence on a top Jamaat leader, triggering angry protests by both his Islamist...

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