30 Aug 2014
Mogadishu: A military court in Somalia has sentenced two Islamist Shebab gunmen to death for killing a journalist, the Information Minister said on Friday.
28 Jul 2014
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, among others, on Monday greeted people on the occasion of Ramzan, being celebrated on Tuesday.
18 Sep 2012
An Egyptian court has sentenced a Coptic Christian school teacher to six years in jail for posting cartoons on Facebook deemed offensive to Islam and for insulting President Mohamed Morsi and his family.
20 Jul 2014
Cairo: In a brazen attack, at least 21 Egyptian soldiers were killed when militants armed with rocket-propelled grenades attacked a military checkpoint in southern Egypt, bordering Libya and Sudan.
01 Jan 2014
Cairo: The Egyptian authorities have arrested ousted president Mohamed Morsi's former spokesperson Yasser Ali, Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim said on Tuesday.
17 Jun 2014
Cairo: Egypt has ordered the release of Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy on medical grounds, ending almost a year of jail time a third of that on hunger strike without any charges against him.
10 Jun 2014
Asian Football Confederation (AFC) president Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa won a crucial political victory on Monday when an extraordinary congress held in Sao Paulo voted to merge the region's presidency with the FIFA vice-presidency.
15 Nov 2013
Male: Maldives President Mohamed Waheed on Friday stepped down as the second round of the presidential elections will be held on Saturday.
05 May 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday said that the Election Commission was empowered to inquire into the allegation of paid news if the expenses for the same are not being reflected in the election return filed by the candidate.
14 Jan 2014
Islamabad: Security was beefed up and mobile phone services were suspended in most parts of Pakistan on Tuesday in a bid to prevent any untoward activity on Eid Milad-un-Nabi, the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammed, a media report said.