The Supreme Court Friday refused to stay the observations of the Delhi High Court, which had termed as "suspect" the recent Centre's notification clipping powers of the AAP government, saying they were "only tentative in nature" without expressing any opinion on its validity.
A one-year travel ban is expiring for five senior Taliban leaders held in US detention at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, until they were released last year in exchange for US Army Sgt Bowe Bergdahl, raising the possibility that the five can move freely around the world as early as Monday.
South Korean health officials on Wednesday confirmed the country`s first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in a patient who recently returned from Bahrain and is in stable condition after being treated for a high fever and cough.
A BBC journalist invited to Qatar to examine the living conditions of workers building infrastructure for the 2022 football World Cup was detained for more than 24 hours, the broadcaster reported Monday.
FIFA on Wednesday banned Reynald Temarii, General Director of the Tahiti Football Association, for eight years for breaking the world body`s ethics code by accepting more than 300,000 euros from former Qatari official Mohamed bin Hammam.
The Afghan Taliban, condemned for their misogynistic ideology, were surprisingly open with female delegates who attended peace talks in Qatar, pledging support for women`s education and their right to work in "male-dominated professions", activists said.
Qatari authorities say they arrested a German television crew for filming a documentary without permission, not because of corruption allegations or the building conditions for the 2022 World Cup it exposed.
Representatives at preliminary talks aiming to end Afghanistan`s long war have agreed that Taliban insurgents should open a political office for negotiations, but disagreement over foreign troops is still hampering prospects for a ceasefire.
Taliban militants who have been waging war on the Afghan government for more than a decade have expressed a willingness to soften their position on a range of issues that could lead to talks on ending the conflict.