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Suicide bomber in Kabul kills one, injures six

AFP | At least three people were killed and more than a dozen wounded in multiple suicide bombings in Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, the...

“Padmaavat” pandemonium highlights India’s serious internal problems

Andrew Korybko | Riots have broken out in India over the release of a controversial film. The Bollywood spectacle “Padmaavat” was scandalously reported to feature...

Police reports reveal Bijarani shot wife and then committed suicide

News Analysis | As per the initial investigation reports released by the police, it appears that Sindh Planning and Development Minister Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani shot...

Cuban icon Fidel Castro’s son commits suicide

AFP with additional input from News Desk | The popular eldest son of the late Cuban president Fidel Castro committed suicide on Thursday, state media...

Kabul & Washington: On same wavelength

Mujib Abid | The brutality of the Afghan war, while consistently downplayed – in civilian casualty reports, disputed territory, vulnerability of Kabul government, among other...

How the US destroyed Afghanistan

Jacob G Hornberger | Imagine a suicide bomber blowing himself up in New York City and killing 95 people. It would be big news on...

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 suicide blast kills 40, wounds 140

AFP | An ambulance packed with explosives blew up in a crowded area of Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 40 people and wounding 140...

Pakistani singer pays tribute to Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington

News Desk | Pakistani singer Alamdar Khan pays tribute to Chester Bennington in his new video. In his recently released video, he sang the cover of...

‘Save the Children’ office in Afghanistan attacked by gunmen

AFP | Gunmen blasted their way into Save the Children's office in Afghanistan's restive east on Wednesday, witnesses and officials said, in an ongoing attack...

Thousands of women to commit suicide if ‘Padmaavat’ is released

News Desk | The row against Sanjay Leela Bhansali's ‘Padmaavat' remains unsettled as the protesting Rajput group Karni Sena has warned of the mass suicide...

More than 1800 Pakistani clerics issue Fatwa against suicide bombing

News Analysis | More than 1800 clerics in Pakistan have issued a fatwa against suicide bombings. The fatwa called the ‘Paigham-i-Pakistan’ fatwa was unveiled by...

Hindu girl bullied for befriending Muslims kills herself

News Analysis | A Hindu woman has killed herself after facing harassment over her friendship with a Muslim man in the southern Indian state of...

YouTube star Logan Paul apologises after posting controversial suicide video

News Desk | American YouTube star Logan Paul pleads for an apology after he posted a harrowing suicide video of a man on his YouTube...

Rocket Man’s New Years nuclear threat

AFP | North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un warned the United States Monday he has a "nuclear button" on his table but offered an apparent olive...

Suicide bombing in Quetta church kills 9

AFP | A suicide bomb attack on a Pakistan church claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least eight people and wounded 30 during...

Is Pakistan as extremist as portrayed by western media?

Afrah Jamal | ‘Finding a Safe Place for Pakistani Christians’ by Marijana PETIR, Member of the European Parliament – finds systemic persecution in Pakistan’s backyard,...

Spain attacks: Huge manhunt after 14 die in 12 hours of...

News Analysis | A wide-ranging anti-terror operation was under way in Spain on Friday after police killed five men wearing fake suicide belts in a...

The Afghan quagmire

News Desk | The Afghan Taliban on Friday claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) patrol north of Kabul...

Chester Bennington and the epidemic of celebrity suicide

M. Usama Khawar | Last night Chester Bennington, lead singer of Linkin Park was the latest victim of the ongoing celebrity suicide epidemic. He is...

Girlfriend manipulates boyfriend into commiting suicide.

In July 2014, Michelle Carter’s 18-year-old boyfriend, Conrad Roy III,  killed himself in a Kmart parking lot. After his death, Carter texted a friend. "Like, honestly I...

Heartless Kuwaiti woman held for filming maid attempting suicide

Kuwaiti police have detained a woman for filming her Ethiopian maid falling from the seventh floor in an apparent suicide attempt without trying to...

Let’s Spread Violence to “Eradicate” Violence – United States Way of...

David Swanson | The first point to point out is the idea that the Middle East is culturally a violent place that can be made...

Starving Indian Farmers Eat Rats as Protest in Delhi

Nita Bhalla | (Reuters) Indian farmers hit by drought and debt displayed the skulls of fellow farmers, believed to have committed suicide, and placed live...

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