DHAKA: Bangladesh and India prepared Friday to swap tiny islands of land, ending one of the world's most intractable border disputes that has kept thousands of people in stateless limbo for nearly 70 years.
PESHAWAR: The Taliban have chosen late supreme leader Mullah Omar's longtime deputy to replace him, two militant commanders said on Thursday, as Pakistan announced that peace talks between the insurgents and the Afghan government had been…
WASHINGTON: Russian-based hackers are using malicious software concealed in Twitter images to relay commands and steal data from US computer networks, security researchers said this week.
ROME: A move by two Italian councilmen who removed the prayer rugs from Turin city hall ahead of the Muslim conference sparked outrage.
SRINIAGAR: India on Thursday accused Pakistan of killing one of its soldiers near the heavily militarised de-facto border that divides Kashmir between the South Asian rivals.
MUMBAI: India hanged Yakub Memon on Thursday for his role in the country's deadliest bombings, which killed 257 people in Mumbai in 1993, after the Supreme Court threw out his final plea for a stay of execution.
Aviation investigators headed to the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion on Thursday to determine whether a piece of plane wreckage that washed up on its shores is part of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.