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MANILA: A threat by Philippine militants to kill a German hostage in a show of solidarity with Islamic State is the latest sign that the Middle East group’s brand of radicalism is winning recruits in Asia and posing a growing security risk in the region. Over 100 people from Southeast Asia’s...

UNITED NATIONS: US President Barack Obama told a gathering of world leaders on Wednesday that the terrorists only understood the language of force and...

BANGALORE: India’s spacecraft has beamed back its first photos of Mars, showing its crater-marked surface, as the country glowed with pride Thursday...

NEW DELHI: India’s Mars Orbiter Mission on Wednesday successfully entered orbit around the Red Planet on its first attempt, Prime Minister Narendra...

SYDNEY: Australia’s Islamic leadership called for restraint on Wednesday as it emerged that Muslims and mosques had been targeted in a backlash over...

Kabul: Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday blamed the United States for his country’s long war, a final swipe at the country that...

Beirut: US-led air strikes killed 30 Al Qaeda militants and eight civilians, including children, in northern Syria on Tuesday according to the Syrian...

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...

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