Mother convicted in UK of tricking daughter into forced marriage in Pakistan

A 45-year-old woman has been convicted in a British court of taking her teenage daughter to Pakistan and forcing her to marry a man 16 years her senior, in... Read more »

Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad widens graft crackdown, seeks to cut national debt

Ninety-two-year-old Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad held his first cabinet meeting on Wednesday as officials widen a probe into corruption linked to the previous government with raids on sites... Read more »

US India bilateral relationship independent of its ties with Russia and China: Ram Madhav

Washington, May 22 India’s relationship with Russia and China will have no bearing on the strategic partnership with the US, a senior BJP leader has said, underlining that New... Read more »

Pakistan heatwave kills 65 people in Karachi: report

Karachi, May 22 At least 65 people died of heatstroke in Pakistan’s Karachi city over past three days during the Holy month of Ramazan, media reports said, amid fears... Read more »

PM Modi meets Putin in Sochi, says India, Russia enjoy special, privileged strategic partnership

New Delhi, May 21 Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Russian President Vladimir Putin for an informal summit at Sochi on Monday. Modi said the strategic partnership between India and... Read more »

Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un summit in Singapore presents logistical challenges for North Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s trip to Singapore for talks with US President Donald Trump poses logistical challenges that are likely to include using Soviet-era aircraft to carry... Read more »

Muslim scholars: Suicide attacks violate Islamic principles

Muslim scholars from three countries issued an edict today saying that violent extremism and terrorism, including suicide attacks, are against Islamic principles, in an effort to convince the Taliban... Read more »

Donald Trump’s prescription to reduce drug prices takes small steps

President Donald Trump’s long-promised plan to bring down drug prices would mostly spare the pharmaceutical industry he previously accused of “getting away with murder.” Instead he focuses on private... Read more »