ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Thursday sent back 30 undocumented migrants that Athens was trying to repatriate, saying Greece had failed to provide adequate proof that they were Pakistani.
LUXEMBOURG: Germany made clear it would agree to sharing more banking risk only if governments first proved they were ready to share more responsibilities as well, at a meeting of European Union finance ministers on Saturday.
KABUL: The family of deceased Taliban leader Mullah Omar has refused to pledge allegiance to his successor, calling on religious scholars to settle a deepening rift within insurgent ranks over the power transition.
BEIRUT: Islamic State fighters advanced against rival insurgents in northern Syria on Sunday, capturing areas close to a border crossing with Turkey, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
WASHINGTON: Twitter was back online Monday following a partial outage which the company said was due to a bug.
LILLE, FRANCE: Swiss Roger Federer’s participation in the Davis Cup final against France was still hanging in the balance on Tuesday as the 17-times grand slam champion said he could not train because of back problems.
SAN FRANCISCO/TOKYO: Sony Corp’s PlayStation Network was back online on Monday following a cyber attack that took it down over the weekend, which coincided with a bomb scare on a commercial flight carrying a top Sony executive in the United States.