The French fries arrive soggy, the chicken having long since lost its crunch. A 12-piece bucket goes for about $27 here — more than twice the $11.50 it costs just across the border in Egyp......read more
A Sri Lankan woman thought to be dead in the passenger airline that disappeared in 1998 has been found to be alive.
It turned out that the woman was not a passenger but her national identity card was ......read more
At least 15 people were killed and about 50 others injured when two blasts ripped through two mosques in the restive Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of northwest Pakistan Friday, officials said. The blast......read more
A Pakistani court Friday sought responses from the PML-N and wildlife and environment authorities by June 21 over the alleged violation of laws using endangered white tigers during the recent poll cam......read more
The Treasury Department’s inspector-general told senior Treasury officials in June 2012 he was investigating allegations that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) had targeted conservat......read more
The website and several Twitter accounts belonging to The Financial Times were hacked Friday by the Syrian Electronic Army in a continuing campaign that has aimed at an array of media ......read more
Indian-American Srikanth Srinivasan inched closer to scripting history as the first South Asian judge after a key Senate committee confirmed his nomination to the DC Circuit Court, America’s second hi......read more
After Hurricane Sandy made Tanya Aeya evacuate her apartment in the West Village, she returned to discover that her clothes had been sitting in water for three weeks.
“The embroidery and all the metal......read more
Meeting one of the long pending demands of Sikhs and Hindus in the US, Attorney General Eric Holder has recommended widening the FBI’s mandate to include the two communities among victims of growing h......read more
A suicide car bomb targeted a foreign military convoy in Kabul today, killing 16 people including six NATO personnel and two children in the deadliest attack in the Afghan capital for nearly a year.
A Nepal Airlines Aircraft carrying 19 people including an infant had a miraculous escape when it fell into a river near Jomsom along Tibet border Wednesday morning.
The accident occurred as the Twin O......read more
Pakistani lawyer who represented Sarabjit Singh, Awais Sheikh, was allegedly kidnapped along with his 29-year-old son Shahrukh on Thursday and later released.
“Four unknown gunmen” intercepted them a......read more
The IRS says it subjected Tea Party-affiliated groups to additional scrutiny based solely on the name and stated goals of the organisation. Often, those groups were asked invasive question......read more
On Thursday President Obama promised to seek “a balance” between national security and a need to protect freedom of the press at a news conference with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.