Maldives election begins amid opposition cry of unfairness

28 ViewsHuge crowds flocked to closely guarded polling stations on Sunday to vote in the Maldives’ third multiparty presidential elections, widely seen as a referendum on the island nation’s young democracy. Both President Yameen Abdul Gayoom and the opposition candidate, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, voted in the capital, Male, shortly after polls opened. More than 260,000 […]

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Pakistan EX-PM: Nawaz Sharif wife dies.

66 Views The 68-year-old former first lady was diagnosed with lymphoma (throat) cancer in August 2017. Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, passed away in London on Tuesday after suffering from complications related to cancer. The 68-year-old former first lady was diagnosed with lymphoma (throat) cancer in August 2017. She […]

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North Korea Celebrates 70th Anniversary — Without ICBMs

36 Views Kim Jong-un (c) appeared alongside visiting Chinese politican Li Zhanshu North Korea has marked the 70th anniversary of the founding of the country with a massive military parade, but it did not display its intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) that have become the subject of international sanctions. Leader Kim Jong Un observed on September […]

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Jalaluddin Haqqani has died after a long illness, the Taliban announced on Tuesday.

64 ViewsHaqqani rose to prominence as a guerrilla leader in the U.S.-backed campaign against Soviet forces occupying Afghanistan but later allied himself with the Taliban, fighting American troops after the Taliban were ousted in 2001. Jalaluddin Haqqani, founder of the militant Haqqani network, one of the most powerful and feared groups in the Afghan insurgency, […]

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Bangladesh TV Journalist Subarna Akter Hacked to Death

93 ViewsJournalists in Pabna form a human chain and demand that suspects in the killing of Subarna Akter Nodi be brought to justice, A female journalist was hacked to death at the doorstep of her residence in northern Bangladesh’s Pabna district Tuesday night, leading to the arrest of her ex-husband’s father on Wednesday morning. Subarna […]

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