Pakistan

Pakistan brothers in cannibalism case face court

By Wed, Apr 16, 2014 11:13AM UTC Pakistan flag. Pic: AP.

KHAWAR KALAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani officials say two brothers arrested for the second time on accusations of cannibalism have appeared in court. Police official Abdur Rehman Khan says the two men were brought before an anti-terrorism court in Sargodha district on Tuesday. They were arrested on Monday on suspicion

Indian troops kill 2 rebels in Kashmir fighting

By Tue, Apr 15, 2014 9:28AM UTC Indian troops kill 2 rebels in Kashmir fighting

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Police say a nearly 20-hour gunbattle in Indian-controlled Kashmir has ended after government troops killed two suspected rebels in the Himalayan region’s main city.

Pakistan police arrest 2 suspected of cannibalism

By Tue, Apr 15, 2014 9:21AM UTC Pakistan flag. Pic: AP.

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Police in central Pakistan say they have arrested a man suspected of cannibalism after finding body parts including a skull that may have belonged to a child in his house. Ameer Abdullah, the police chief of Bhakkar district, says police made the arrest in Khawar Kalan village

ADB: Asian growth to pick up even as China slows

By Tue, Apr 01, 2014 4:06PM UTC Singapore and its Southeast Asian neighbors can expect strong growth this year. Pic: AP.

HONG KONG (AP) — The Asian Development Bank predicts growth in developing Asia will edge higher thanks to the recovery in rich countries even as China slows.

UN panel warns of extreme climate risks yet to come

By Mon, Mar 31, 2014 10:56AM UTC Residents walk past damaged structures caused by typhoon Haiyan,  in Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines last November. Pic: AP.

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — A United Nations scientific panel reports that global warming is driving humanity toward a whole new level of risks, warning that the wild climate ride has only just begun.

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