SANKROD: A village council in northern India has denied allegations that it ordered two young sisters to be raped because their brother eloped with a higher caste woman. The council's purported ruling led to an international outcry and…
TOKYO: Japanese officials are enlisting one of the country's best-known historical figures - the ninja, martial-arts master and stealth agent of feudal times - to encourage tourism.
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information Pervaiz Rasheed has said that all the religions must respect sanctity of other religions, ARY News reported Monday.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's top religious body Wednesday called for a ban on religious hate speech and greater harmony between sects ahead of a holy month usually marred by anti-Shiite violence.
ISLAMABAD: A leading group of Pakistani clerics on Friday condemned the Islamic State organisation, amid concerns the hardline jihadists could gain a foothold in the militant-plagued nuclear state.
UNITED NATIONS: The U.N. Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on Ukraine on Friday and is mulling a draft statement calling for "a full, thorough and independent international investigation" into what caused the crash of a…
The 15-member body will meet at 10 a.m. EST on Thursday to discuss the violence that is building up to the most serious hostilities between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza since an eight-day war in 2012.