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  World   Asia  28 Dec 2016

World, Asia, 28 Dec 2016

Afghanistan: Taliban behead woman for entering village without husband

Under the Taliban’s strict interpretation of Islam, women are banned from leaving their houses unless accompanied by a close male relative.

28 Dec 2016 8:54 PM

Bangladesh: Police arrest 5 suspected militants for New Year 'terror plot'

The five were believed to be members of a faction of the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) group.

28 Dec 2016 5:08 PM

Shinzo Abe’s Pearl Harbor pilgrimage to underscore ‘alliance of hope’

Abe and Obama will speak at Pearl Harbor to mark the historic occasion.

28 Dec 2016 3:53 AM

Agni-V test: China calls for strategic balance in South Asia

The reference to the strategic balance in South Asia apparently alluded to the military balance between India and Pakistan.

28 Dec 2016 3:22 AM