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In a first, Hindu woman elected to Senate

Washington, Creating history, a Thari Hindu woman has been elected to the Senate.A rights activist of the Kohli community Krishna Kumari, from the remote village of Dhana Gam in Nagarparkar, was selected as a candidate for a Senate seat by...

Suicide bomber rams car into Somali military base, military says

Agencies, Mogadishu A suicide bomber rammed a car into a Somali military base about 30 km (20 miles) northwest of the capital, Mogadishu, on Friday, killing one soldier, the military said. The attack, claimed by the militant group al Shabaab,...

War crimes are being committed in Syria’s Ghouta, must be prosecuted -UN

Agencies, Geneva Air strikes on the besieged Syrian enclave of eastern Ghouta and shelling from the rebel-held zone into Damascus probably constitute war crimes and must be prosecuted, the top U.N. human rights official said on Friday. Zeid...

Cinema licensing begins in Saudi Arabia

Agencies, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia began issuing licences on Thursday to operate cinemas in the kingdom ahead of their reopening after a decades-long ban was lifted as part of a far-reaching liberalisation drive. The move is another step towards...

Ethnic clashes in northeastern Congo kill more than 40 people

Agencies, Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo Ethnic clashes between Hema herders and Lendu farmers in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ituri province have killed more than 40 people, local officials said on Friday, in the second...

Hindus in Pakistan celebrate Holi with fervour

Islamabad, The Hindu community in Pakistan celebrated the festival of colour with great zeal and fervour.Colourful events were held in different localities and temples, where people participated with warmth and religious devotion. Local media...

Minister rubbishes report of terrorist safe havens in Pakistan

Islamabad, Pakistan Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan has stressed that no terrorist safe havens and Haqqani network exist in the country. In an interview, he said that Pakistan has played a key role in eliminating terrorism from the country...

Saudi crown prince says corruption purge supports budget

Agencies, Riyadh Saudi Arabia’s powerful crown prince said the kingdom’s anti-corruption crackdown was needed to meet budget targets, comparing the purge to chemotherapy in an interview with the Washington Post published on Wednesday. Authorities...