World Bulletin / News Desk
Pakistan's ruling party on Friday nominated former water and power minister Raja Pervez Ashraf to replace the ousted prime minister.
The Pakistan People's Party had nominated the textiles minister to replace Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani, who was disqualified by the Supreme Court this week.
But an anti-narcotics court issued an arrest warrant for the textiles minister, undermining his bid, in a move analysts said may have been orchestrated by the powerful military.
Group issues statement asserting right to defend Rohingya Muslim community in Rakhine state
The verdict is the latest legal case to hamper an opposition movement struggling to break Prime Minister Hun Sen's 32-year grip on power.
Former South Korean leader appears for hearing to decide prosecution’s arrest warrant request
Turmaks to construct 6-floor, multi-facility King Salman Mosque
It is not possible, physically or technically, for terrorists to get hold of nuclear weapons and fire them: Mubarak Mand
Women ice hockey team to play in tournament in South Korea amid heightened tensions
Delegation from Yangon will meet local leaders following crackdown, alleged abuses in western state
Newspapers said relatives of the missing had been put through "heaven and hell" and accused the maritime ministry of recklessness.
The confirmation, which sparked strong criticism from rights groups, came a day after Lee Ming-cheh's wife said he had been detained by Chinese security units.
He is now the fourth wealthiest man in China, according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index, with $23.3 billion on March 29, just behind Pony Ma, founder of internet giant Tencent.
The Chinese Foreign Ministry says it summoned a French diplomat after a Chinese national was killed by a police officer in Paris.
At least 35 people detained amid riots after Paris police shot Chinese national dead on Sunday
Parliament Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq says 45 out of 108 such teachers have left Pakistan so far
Six other employees of Transport Ministry survive huge mass of snow hitting Bishkek-Osh road early Tuesday, local media says
Security forces have been accused of opening fire on unarmed protesters in Chadoora area
High levels of children out-of-school belies achievements since fall of Taliban