Tripoli, May 8 (IANS/AKI) The United Nations mission in Libya said on Wednesday it is “deeply concerned” at a spike in abductions, disappearances and arbitrary arrests of activists and reporters in the war-torn country since fighting broke out in the capital, Tripoli, in early April.
Sharjah, May 8 (IANS) At least 13 Indians were rescued from a burning cargo ship anchored at Sharjah Creek near Khalid Port on Wednesday.
Kabul, May 8 (IANS) A group of Taliban fighters on Wednesday attacked an international aid group in the centre of Afghanistan’s capital, injuring at least nine people, officials said.
Islamabad, May 8 (IANS) Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, sentenced to seven years in prison in a corruption case, has returned to jail after being out on bail for six weeks owing to illness.
Washington, May 8 (IANS) An 18-year-old student was killed and eight other were injured when two students opened fire inside a school in Denver city of the US state of Colorado, authorities said.
Islamabad, May 8 (IANS) Aasia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman who was cleared by the country’s Supreme Court of blasphemy charges last year after spending eight years on death row, has left Pakistan and arrived in Canada to reunite with her family, her lawyer and government officials said on Wednesday.
Islamabad, May 8 (IANS) Aasia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman who was cleared by the Supreme Court of blasphemy charges last year after spending eight years on death row, has left the country, officials said on Wednesday.
Warsaw, May 8 (IANS) Polish police say Elzbieta Podlesna put up posters of the revered Black Madonna that showed the Virgin Mary and Jesus with rainbows from the LGBT flag as the halos. This can lead to two years in prison for the artist for offending religious feelings.
United Nations, May 8 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned of a major global threat from foreign fighters fleeing the defeated Islamic State (IS) terrorist organisation and declared stopping them should be a high global priority.
Los Angeles, May 8 (IANS) An 18-year-old student was killed and seven other were injured in a shooting occurred Tuesday afternoon at a school near Denver, capital of the US western state of Colorado, local police confirmed.