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Talal Chaudhry given one week to respond to contempt of Supreme...

News Analysis | The Supreme Court served a show-cause to the Minister of State for Interior Affairs Talal Chaudhry on Tuesday, ordering him to file...

Pentagon hides data on how much Taliban controls in Afghanistan

AFP | A US government watchdog said Tuesday the Pentagon has barred it from disclosing how much of Afghanistan is under Taliban control -- a...

Attack at Kabul military academy kills at least two soldiers

AFP | Gunmen launched a pre-dawn raid on a military compound in Kabul on Monday, officials said, in an ongoing assault that has caused multiple...

Kabul hotel attack death toll rises to 22

AFP | At least 22 people are now known to have died when Taliban militants slaughtered guests at a luxury Kabul hotel, Afghan officials said...

Trump unveils ‘Fake News Awards’ after drawing rebuke from Republican senator

AFP | Donald Trump unveiled the winners of his much-touted "Fake News Awards" late Wednesday, hours after a maverick senator from the president's own Republican...

Is Nawaz Sharif threatening to become the next Mujibur Rahman?

News Analysis | Former premier Nawaz Sharif has continued his verbal assault against the judiciary and the military. Yesterday, while talking to a group of...

Hollywood declares war on sexual assault at Golden Globes

AFP | Hollywood spoke with one voice at the Golden Globes on Sunday to declare war on the film industry's culture of sexual harassment and...

Former hostage freed by Pakistan arrested on sexual assault charges

AFP | A Canadian man who was held captive by a faction of the Afghan Taliban for five years has been arrested on 15 charges...

ISIS claims Egypt church attack that killed 9

AFP | A gunman opened fire on a church south of Cairo on Friday, killing at least nine people in the latest apparent jihadist attack...

Multiple blasts at Shia cultural centre in Kabul kill 40

AFP | At least 40 people were killed and dozens more wounded in multiple blasts at a Shiite cultural centre in Kabul on Thursday, officials...

Child marriage is still legal in the US

Nicholas Syrett | The recent outrage over Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore allegedly targeting teenage girls for sex has elicited reports that some evangelical churches actually encourage...

Taliban kill six in deadly suicide attack on Afghan police compound

AFP | A suicide bomber drove an explosives-packed Humvee into a police compound in Afghanistan on Friday, killing at least six officers and destroying a...

Shahrukh Khan declares women should be respected for speaking out on...

News Desk | Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan says, that women speaking up bravely about horrific incidents of sexual assault deserve our respect. Such efforts should...

Make better decisions by knowing how decision fatigue works

Leon Ho | When determining a court ruling, there are many factors that contribute to their final verdict. You probably assume that the judge’s decision...

How is Indian culture an impediment to justice for victims of...

Devika Sakhadeo | The #MeToo campaign that encourages women to speak up about their experiences of sexual assault harassment has been a catalyst for such accusations across political,...

Kevin Spacey loses his role in major movie after multiple sexual...

News Desk | Kevin Spacey, 58, lost his role in ‘All The Money In The World' in the wake of numerous sexual assault allegations leveled...

Israel and al-Qaeda open up new front in Golan Heights to...

Adam Garrie | Syria’s total liberation of Deir ez-Zor city has been a short-lived victory as Israel and al-Qaeda opened up a new front in blitzkrieg-like...

Priyanka supports the “Me Too” campaign against sexual assaults

News Desk | 'Sexual assaults are more an expression of power than sexuality'. Being herself a strong woman, Bollywood Diva Priyanka Chopra says strong women...

India’s Supreme Court denies abortion for 10 year old girl

Last Friday, the Supreme Court of India refused to allow an abortion for a 10-year-old girl who is at least 28 weeks’ pregnant. The...

Indian MP Attacks Air India’s Manager with “Slippers”

Ravindra Gaikwad, a member of the Indian parliament, attacked an Air India staff member with his slippers. He explains that the reason for this...

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