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‘This is a brave new Canadian’

Rahaf Alqunun, the 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family saying she feared for her life, has landed in Canada, after being granted asylum in the North American country. Alqunun Read More

‘God man’ Ram Rahim Singh convicted of killing journalist

A flamboyant Indian ‘god man’ has been convicted of killing a journalist who was investigating two rapes committed by the influential spiritual leader. Ram Rahim Singh was convicted on Friday Read More

North Korea’s Kim visiting China at Xi Jinping’s invitation

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has arrived in China for a four-day visit at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, as preparations increase for a second summit with US Read More

Tear gas, stun grenades fired as Sudan protests enter 10th day

Sudanese police have fired tear gas and stun grenades on hundreds of protesters in several cities, including the capital Khartoum, as opposition groups urged for more anti-government protests. The protests, Read More

India’s longest road-rail bridge opened near China border

India opened its longest rail-road bridge in northeastern state of Assam on Tuesday as part of efforts to boost defences on its sensitive border with China. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Read More

Google should explain why PM Imran’s photo shows in ‘Bhikari’ search results: PA resolution

A resolution has been filed in the Punjab Assembly against online mega search engine Google over showing Prime Minister Imran Khan’s photo under ‘Bhikari’ (Beggar) search. Sharing the news, journalist Read More

World’s indifference to sexual violence must end: Nobel laureates

The world must stop turning a blind eye to the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war, Congolese gynaecologist Denis Mukwege urged, accepting the Nobel Peace Prize along Read More

6.3-magnitude earthquake hits western Iran

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 has shaken western Iran near its border with Iraq, the US Geological Survey (USGS) has reported. USGS on Sunday said the quake was Read More

Germany bans Saudi suspects over Khashoggi murder

Saudi Arabia has admitted Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul. Khashoggi - a Saudi writer, US resident and Washington Post columnist - entered Read More

Australia, Malaysia in war of words over Israel embassy shift

Australia's treasurer on Friday said Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad had a history of anti-Jewish statements in an escalating war of words over the possibility Australia might move its embassy Read More