18 Dec 2015
Houston: In the wake of a slew of shooting incidents in America, a US school district has voted to allow some teachers to carry guns to make schools safer and prevent incidents like the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre.
23 Jun 2015
Kabul: Afghan government forces regained control of a key district near the Northern city of Kunduz on Tuesday, after Taliban fighters had threatened to capture a provincial capital for the first time since being driven from power in 2001.
06 Jul 2015
Baghdad: An Iraqi plane accidentally dropped a bomb on an eastern Baghdad neighbourhood on Monday, police and residents said, killing at least five people and destroying several houses.
21 Jun 2015
Kabul: A roadside bomb killed at least 19 Afghan civilians including nine children in a southern province, while Taliban fighters in the north captured a key district on the frontline of the battle for Kunduz city, officials said on Sunday.
29 Dec 2014
Dubai: 'Little India' district in Bahrain has moved closer to becoming a reality as discussions are underway to rejuvenate the area around a Hindu temple in Manama to acknowledge the strong relations the country has with its Asian expatriate community.
16 Aug 2015
Lahore: Pakistan's Punjab province Home Minister Shuja Khanzada was assassinated today when a suicide bomber blew himself up at his house in Attock district, killing at least 12 people and injuring several others in the brazen attack.
11 Jun 2015
Kathmandu: At least 41 people were killed today in a landslide triggered by heavy rainfall that buried six villages in Nepal's mountainous Northeast, the second major disaster to hit the country after the April 25 quake.
07 Aug 2015
Islamabad: At least 12 people were killed yesterday when a military helicopter crashed in the South of Pakistan, military officials said.
26 May 2015
Kandahar: Taliban gunmen have surrounded a police compound in the volatile southern provinceof Helmand after killing 19 policemen and seven soldiers in an ongoing siege, a senior police officer said from inside the compound.
29 Jun 2015
Lahore: At least four terrorists were killed today in an encounter with the law enforcement agencies in Pakistan's Punjab province, with the officials claiming to have averted a 'major terror attack.'