JALALABAD, Afghanistan (AP) — Several hundred Afghans have burned the French flag as they chanted “Death to France” during a rally against the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo’s latest publication of a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad, which devout Muslims deem an insult to Islam.
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Police in Nepal say a Canadian tourist has been arrested on charges that he lured a 9-year-old boy to his hotel room and had sex with him. Police official Pushpa Ranjit said Saturday that the suspect was ordered detained by the Lalitpur District Court this week
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A general strike called by opposition parties has crippled life in Nepal’s capital region by shutting down schools, market and transportation.
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Seven Nepalese climbers have returned home from Antarctica after becoming the first all-women’s team to climb the highest mountains on all seven continents. The team started their quest in 2008 by climbing Mount Everest and ended by scaling Mount Vinson in Antarctica on Dec. 23. The
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Two men on a motorbike have opened fire on anti-government activists in northwestern Bangladesh, killing two amid tensions on the anniversary of a general election boycotted by a major opposition alliance last year.
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