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Kabul: A landmine explosion in Afghanistan's Achin district on Thursday left at least four policemen killed, media reports said on Friday. more
Amsterdam: Suspect shot after double stabbing in central station

Amsterdam: At least two people were wounded in a stabbing incident in Netherland's Amsterdam city on Friday, media reports said.

Polish minister says no to burqa; no mosques in Europe until Saudi Arabia allows a church in its vicinity

London: Polish lawmaker Dominik Tarczynski has said that he supports the burqa ban, stepping in the ongoing debate.

Australia's Catholic Church rejects recommendation to report sexual abuse

Canberra: Australia's Catholic Church has rejected a recommendation that priests should report confessed sexual abuse.

Cambodia: Australian filmmaker James Ricketson jailed for espionage

Phnom Pehn: An Australian filmmaker has been jailed in Cambodia after a court in the country found him guilty of espionage.

Herat blast kills one, injures six others

Kabul: At least one civilian was killed and six others were injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Afghanistan's Herat province.

Afghanistan: Foreign airstrike kills Taliban shadow district governor in Kapisa

Kabul: At least three insurgents, including a Taliban shadow district governor, were killed in an airstrike carried out by foreign forces in Afghanistan's Kapisa province, reports sai ...

Bangladesh: Woman journalist hacked to death at doorstep of home

Dhaka: A woman journalist of a television channel in Bangladesh was hacked to death by unidentified assailants in front of her residence in Pabna district town on Tuesday night.

Pope maintains silence after senior Archbishop calls for his resignation

Dublin/Vatican City: Ending his two day Ireland visit, Pope Francis, the head of the Catholic world, chose silence as journalists questioned him about his role in suppressing sexual abuse ...

North Korea to release detained Japanese tourist on humanitarian grounds

Pyongyang: After detaining a Japanese tourist for nearly a month, North Korea has agreed to release him on humanitarian grounds, reports said on Monday.