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International

Triple Baghdad car bombs kill 94

BAGHDAD, May 11, (Agencies): Three car bombs in Baghdad, including a huge blast at a market in a Shiite area, killed at least 94 people …

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Panama Papers offshore companies data spurs anti-graft moves

TOKYO, May 10, (AP): The latest release of the names of thousands of offshore companies and other financial data of the rich and powerful is …

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Jihadists hold bodies of 12 Iranians

TEHRAN, May 10, (AFP): Jihadists are withholding the bodies of 12 Iranian Revolutionary Guards killed last week in Syria, an Iranian military official said Tuesday, …

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Forces rescue son of Pakistan ex-PM

ISLAMABAD, May 10, (AFP): Afghan and international forces freed the kidnapped son of a former Pakistani prime minister during a raid on an al-Qaeda cell …

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Treasure Islands: Britain’s offshore hubs – 7 territories ‘secrecy jurisdictions’

LONDON, May 10, (AFP): Prime Minister David Cameron is under pressure to demand greater transparency from Britain’s overseas tax havens, which critics say help promote …

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IS leader for Anbar killed in strike

WASHINGTON, May 9, (Agencies): A US-led coalition air strike has killed a senior Islamic State leader in Iraq’s Anbar province and three other jihadists, the …

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Man whose wife killed US teacher gets life

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, May 9, (AP): A court in the United Arab Emirates handed a life sentence on Monday to the husband of an …

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SWIFT technicians left bank exposed – ‘Messaging caused much more risk’

DHAKA/BOSTON, May 9, (RTRS): Bangladesh’s central bank became more vulnerable to hackers when technicians from SWIFT, the global financial network, connected a new bank transaction …

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Son of Bin Laden urges ‘jihadist unity’ in Syria

DUBAI, May 9, (Agencies): The son of al-Qaeda’s late founder Osama bin Laden has urged jihadists in Syria to unite, claiming that the fight in …

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‘Terror’ trial for 13 in teen girl killing

 ISLAMABAD, May 8, (AP): Thirteen members of a Pakistani tribal council who allegedly strangled a girl to death and set her body on fire as …

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