Pakistan

Ousted Pakistani PM Sharif gets 10-year jail term ahead of polls

Ousted Pakistani PM Sharif gets 10-year jail term ahead of polls

Published 06/07/2018

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistani court on Friday sentenced ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to 10 years in prison for corrupt practices linked to his [more…]

Deadly blast hits eastern Afghan city, targeting Sikh minority

Deadly blast hits eastern Afghan city, targeting Sikh minority

Published 02/07/2018

JALALABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) - An explosion hit the center of the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Sunday, killing at least 20 people, including several [more…]

Five working to clear way for gas pipeline killed in Afghanistan

Five working to clear way for gas pipeline killed in Afghanistan

Published 21/05/2018

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Unidentified gunmen killed five mine-clearance workers in Afghanistan on Monday who were preparing for construction of an international gas pipeline, while [more…]

Shipping’s financiers turning the tide on shipbreaking practices

Shipping’s financiers turning the tide on shipbreaking practices

Published 15/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The shipping industry has long been criticized by campaigners for allowing vessels to be broken up on beaches, endangering workers and polluting [more…]

U.S. diplomat involved in fatal accident allowed to leave Pakistan

U.S. diplomat involved in fatal accident allowed to leave Pakistan

Published 14/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An American diplomat, who was initially barred from leaving the country after being involved in a fatal traffic accident, has left Pakistan, [more…]

Trump’s CIA nominee sought to withdraw over interrogation role

Trump’s CIA nominee sought to withdraw over interrogation role

Published 07/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the CIA, Gina Haspel, sought to withdraw over concerns about her role in the agency’s interrogation [more…]

More than 50 casualties from blast at mosque in east Afghanistan

More than 50 casualties from blast at mosque in east Afghanistan

Published 07/05/2018

KABUL (Reuters) - An explosion at a mosque used as a voter centre in the eastern Afghan province of Khost on Sunday killed at least [more…]

India’s Modi to get museum tour, dinner with Xi as China trip begins

India’s Modi to get museum tour, dinner with Xi as China trip begins

Published 27/04/2018

WUHAN, China (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will get a tour of a museum and dinner with President Xi Jinping on Friday, the [more…]

Transgender news anchor challenges barriers in conservative Pakistan

Transgender news anchor challenges barriers in conservative Pakistan

Published 16/04/2018

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Marvia Malik made headlines when she debuted last month on a private television channel in Pakistan, becoming the conservative country’s first [more…]