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International

Labour agents thrive on migration express – 1-way ticket to debt bondage

KANTABANJI, India, Nov 10, (RTRS): Nijam Khan was on a recruiting spree. All through the autumn, he drove to villages around the town of Kantabanji …

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Army of forgotten take White House – Amir congratulates President-elect Trump

NEW YORK, Nov 9, (Agencies): Political novice and former reality TV star Donald Trump has defeated Hillary Clinton to take the US presidency, stunning America …

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Pakistanis worry Trump may favour rival India – President-elect urged to stay engaged

ISLAMABAD, Nov 9, (RTRS): Donald Trump’s surprise election as US president has Pakistanis wary that he may accelerate what they see as a shift in …

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Many Muslims ‘dismay’ at Trump win – New US president seen as hostile figure

JAKARTA/ISLAMABAD/CAIRO, Nov 9, (Agencies): Many Muslims around the world expressed dismay on Wednesday at Donald Trump’s election as US president, saying they feared it might …

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6 questions on rupee shake-up – Bid to tackle tax evasion, corruption

MUMBAI, Nov 9, (AFP): India’s government on Tuesday withdrew the two largest-denomination banknotes from circulation in a bid to tackle tax evasion and corruption. Here …

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Voters define America – Poll historic

WASHINGTON, Nov 8, (AFP): America’s future hung in the balance Tuesday as millions of eager voters cast ballots to elect Democrat Hillary Clinton as their …

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2 held over murder of singer – Shiite, Sunni leaders arrested over attacks

KARACHI, Nov 7, (Agencies): Pakistani police have arrested two militants accused of assassinating one of the country’s best known Sufi musicians, a provincial minister said …

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Yemen rebels blocked 34 aid ships: Saudi coalition – 6 Qaeda suspects killed outside port city

RIYADH, Nov 8, (AFP): The Saudiled coalition battling rebels in Yemen accused the insurgents on Tuesday of having seized a total of 34 aid boats …

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Moroccan king reaches out to African leaders

Moroccan King Mohammed VI offered a conditional olive branch to African leaders Sunday in a speech in Senegal declaring his country wanted to “take back …

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Saudi mother of six reinterprets Sharia

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Nov 7, (AP): When Souad al-Shammary posted a series of tweets about the thick beards worn by Saudi clerics, she never imagined …

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