Mehmood Akhtar was arrested by the Delhi police crime branch on Wednesday following an intelligence input.
The green-eyed Afghan woman Sharbat Gula faces up to 14 years in prison if convicted of fraud.
Enraged by last week’s suspension of their push for a referendum to remove Maduro, thousands turned out in protest against him.
Burundi’s decision to quit adds momentum to the mounting African opposition to the International Criminal Court.
To tackle the migration crisis, it may be necessary to look at the rights of a migrant instead of just ‘tolerating them’, and even rethink mobility as a human right.
ISIS fighters have tried to divert the attention of forces from Mosul by launching attacks on other cities.
The researchers found that the HIV virus first jumped from the Caribbean to New York City around 1970, triggering the North American epidemic.
An overwhelming 191 UN member states voted for the resolution to end sanctions against Cuba imposed in the 1960s at the height of the Cold War, with only Israel joining the US in abstention.
Shahbaz Sharif, the chief minister of Punjab, reigns over a police force that uses encounters as one of its main law enforcement tools.
The Kiwi response was similar to the non-committal statement made by Brazilian President Michel Temer in Goa earlier this month.
The opposition has accused Maduro of veering into dictatorship by sidelining the legislature, detaining opponents and blocking a plebiscite.
The Social Democratic party resigned from the ruling coalition over the partners’ refusal to back proposed constitutional reforms.
Acknowledging the threat social media poses to his government, Mugabe has activated laws that limit the free flow of information and subject private communication to state surveillance.
Leaked e-mails give the first account of how one of the world’s wealthiest charitable foundations negotiated to rescue its India operations.
According to women’s organisations and unions, a 14% to 18% wage discrepancy effectively means that women are working for free after 2:38 pm.
Beyond humanitarian crises, the next director-general of the WHO will have to address many other complex challenges ranging from antimicrobial resistance to maternal mortality.
The announcement comes soon after similar decisions this month by South Africa and Burundi to abandon the institution.
The migrants are being moved to 450 centres across France, whereas many migrants hoped to reach Britain to start a new life.
The WEF said that over the past year, efforts to close discrepancy in pay slowed so dramatically that it will take 170 years to reach equality.
Trump also rapped on the negotiation abilities of Clinton after her open criticism of Vladimir Putin and the deteriorating ties with Philippines.
A commander said the advance was pausing to allow other military units to make similar progress and consolidate the front before pushing further.
Open societies today have become susceptible to misinformation that instigates intimidation, discrimination and violence against vulnerable groups, even in strong democracies with press freedom and a vibrant marketplace of ideas.
To end Thailand’s cycle of military and failed civilian governments, its politicians have to go beyond their structurally determined paths and challenge the status quo.
Now that the imminent danger of victory is not so imminent, perhaps we can look beyond the fear and outrage to reflect on the legacy that the Trump candidacy leaves behind.
Even though Koreans want Ban-Ki-moon to run for presidency and hail him as “president of the world”, the Saenuri party believes that the person chosen should have openly opposed the outgoing president.
Nation states, UN bodies and civil society gathered in Quito for Habitat III to adopt the New Urban Agenda. So how will the UN’s new global urban roadmap transform our cities over the next 20 years?
Pacts signed between the police and mining companies are being scrutinised after a protester was killed during clashes between the two.
Six months after the murders of Xulhaz Mannan and Mahbub Tonoy, a gay rights activist calls for honouring their lives by rising against the discrimination faced by the community.
Opposition leaders were caught off guard by the announcement of talks by coalition head Jesus Torrealba and plan to hold a street protest on Wednesday.
The UNHCR has said that it won’t shut the camps down or push people out, and the people will return ‘of their own volition’.
The ‘Responsibility to Protect’ was set up to avoid mass killings, but is limited because the member nations can only intervene when “a country is unable or unwilling to protect its own population”
Aid agencies say up to 15,000 people, believed to be mostly Rohingya Muslims, have been displaced since armed men launched coordinated attacks on three posts along the northwestern border with Bangladesh on October 9th.
As the African nation undergoes a period of intense crisis, questions must be asked about whether its mineral investments-driven development strategy is viable for India’s energy plans.
The blast was caused by illegally stored explosives. 147 were injured in the blast, with 11 currently in intensive care.
No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but General Sher Afgun said calls intercepted between the attackers and their handlers suggested they were from the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi.
While China said that Verma’s visit to the northeastern state would affect the “peace and tranquillity” on the border, India held that his visit was an integral part of the country.
Haiti’s neighbours have remained relatively unscathed from the hurricane, with only four deaths in the Dominican Republic and none in Cuba. So why was Haiti hit so hard?
Park asked parliament to form a special committee to discuss revising the constitution, calling for the change to be completed before her term ends.
Core inflation is at seven-year-highs, as a foreign exchange shortage and a hike in customs duties bite hard in a country that imports everything from sugar to luxury cars.
The government says it is closing the camp on humanitarian grounds and plans to relocate the 6,500 migrants to 450 centres across France.