Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 21:46
The nephew of Pakistani cricketer- turned-politician Imran Khan has been caught up in a row over a homophobic tweet about his uncle`s political opponent Bilawal Bhutto.
Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 21:40
The deputy head of Baghdad airport was arrested after a Lebanese airliner that left Beirut without the Iraqi transport minister`s son was ordered mid-flight to turn back, the premier`s spokesman said Friday.
Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 15:31
Dinesh Pillai Reja Retnam, 31, was re-sentenced to life term in jail as his case became an exception under the revised Misuse of Drugs Act, which had previously carried a mandatory death sentence.
Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 14:12
A recaptured death row militant of the Jama`atul Mujahideen Bangladesh, who was a member of the banned group`s top policymaking body, was killed today in a "crossfire".
Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 18:30
A policeman was killed Sunday and two others were injured when militants attacked them to snatch away three prisoners, including two death row militants, in Bangladesh`s Mymensingh district.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 12:44
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), spearheading an agitation for a separate state here is likely to start a fresh agitation from Sunday.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 18:56
Japan held an annual rally on Saturday marking Tokyo`s claim to a set of tiny islands controlled by South Korea, further fuelling a long-standing territorial row between the neighbours.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 23:21
Fishermen from India and Sri Lanka have started implementing the steps worked out to resolve the dispute over fishing rights in the Palk Strait within a timeframe.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 12:40
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key said on Tuesday he wants Japan to apologise over a whaling ship entering Wellington`s exclusive economic zone (EEZ), despite warnings for it to keep out.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 15:58
The Centre on Tuesday directed all states to take "urgent suitable action" in implementing the Supreme Court`s guidelines for safeguarding the interest of the death row convicts.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 21:00
Devyani Khobragade`s lawyer rejected US prosecutor Preet Bharara`s assertion that Indian diplomat does not have immunity from prosecution and should face charges of visa fraud.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 17:06
The central government will challenge the Supreme Court`s recent ruling in which it said that inexplicable, inordinate delays in deciding mercy pleas of death row convicts can be sufficient grounds for commutation of death sentence to life.
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