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International

Parents ‘kill pregnant woman’ in Pakistan

Relatives slit the throat of a young mother who was pregnant with her second child after she married against their will in eastern Pakistan, officials …

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11 get ‘life’ over Gujarat massacre – 12 others sentenced to 7 years in jail

AHMEDABAD, India, June 17, (AFP): An Indian court jailed 11 Hindus for life on Friday over the massacre of dozens of Muslims in Gujarat state …

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‘In’ MP murdered in Britain – UK in shock

LONDON, June 16, (AFP): A British lawmaker died on Thursday after a shock daylight street attack, throwing campaigning for the referendum on Britain’s membership of …

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India holds suspect in the brutal rape and murder of a student in Kerala

 Indian police have detained the main suspect in the brutal rape and murder of a student in Kerala, the state’s top official said Thursday, after …

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Suspect held over publisher attack in Bangladesh – Hindu lecturer seriously wounded

DHAKA, June 16, (AFP): An Islamist militant suspected of attacking a publisher last year has been arrested, Bangladesh police said Thursday, in what they described …

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Woman in Pakistan throws acid on Boyfriend for marriage refusal

MULTAN, Pakistan, June 16, (AFP): A Pakistani woman who allegedly threw acid on her boyfriend causing life-threatening injuries after he refused to marry her, officials …

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Jordan detains professor for criticizing anti-IS strikes – Hundreds of suspected IS supporters jailed

AMMAN, Jordan, June 15, (AP): An activist says Jordan has detained a prominent Islamic law professor after he criticized the kingdom’s participation in US-led airstrikes …

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Pakistan proves slippery target for Islamic State group

ISLAMABAD, June 15, (AFP): As investigators probe connections between the Orlando killer and the Islamic State group, analysts say the jihadists are struggling to gain …

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Pakistani man kills own sister for insisting on marrying a man of her choice;Transgender woman in Pakistan shot

A Pakistani girl has been killed by her brother for insisting on marrying a man of her choice, police said Tuesday, marking the country’s latest …

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Bangladesh police arm villagers against militants – People of minority faiths attacked

DHAKA, June 15, (AFP): Police in western Bangladesh said Wednesday they have armed villagers with bamboo sticks and whistles in an effort to deter Islamist …

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