Sunday, April 30, 2017

Pakistani Christian Couple Given Death Sentence For Blasphemy

A Christian couple has reportedly been sentenced to death for blasphemy in in Pakistan's Punjab Province. The couple was arrested in July 2013 after an...

Putin Book Alleging Mob Ties Shelved Over British Libel Fears

Russian President Vladimir Putin has long intimidated media in his own country. And now he seems to have spooked the world's oldest publishing house.

Pakistani Police Say Musharraf Survives Assassination Attempt

Pakistani police say former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who is on trial for treason, narrowly escaped an assassination attempt as a bomb exploded shortly...

Iran’s Supreme Leader Pardons 920 Prisoners

Iran has announced that Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has agreed to pardon or reduce the sentences of 920 prisoners. The move comes as Iran...

Musharraf Formally Charged With Treason, Pleads ‘Not Guilty’

Musharraf Formally Charged With Treason, Pleads 'Not Guilty'

Rohani: U.S., Soviet Union Brought Violence To Afghanistan

Iranian President Hassan Rohani has said during a visit to Kabul foreign countries that have twice occupied Afghanistan "have brought violence and extremists" to the country.

Suicide Attackers Strike Election Office Near Candidate’s Kabul Home

Afghan security forces near the scene in Kabul where militants on March 25 attacked an office of the electoral commission, also near the residence of presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani

Israeli President Calls For Peaceful Iran Ties

Israeli President Shimon Peres has called for peaceful relations between Israel and Iran, saying the Jewish state is against war. Peres was speaking in an...

Malaysia PM Says Missing Airliner Plunged Into Indian Ocean

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says that information from a new analysis of satellite data shows that a missing Malaysia Airlines plane crashed into...

Egyptian Court Sentences 529 Muslim Brotherhood Members To Death

An Egyptian court has sentenced 529 supporters of ousted President Muhammad Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood party to death. A defense lawyer, Ahmad al-Sharif, said...