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Turkey has said the Netherlands will be forced to apologise for barring its ministers from speaking in Rotterdam, the latest twist in a spat between the two NATO allies. Talking in a business meeting, the Turkish deputy prime minister Numan Kurtulmus said the government will give "the necessary response", but...
BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term in office on Sunday but will have to build an uneasy coalition to form a German government after her conservatives haemorrhaged support in the face of a surge by the far-right. The anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) stunned the establishment...
NEW DELHI: Parliament erupted in chaos on Thursday over a bill to create Telangana, with angry MPs coming to blows, pulling out a microphone and pepper spraying the chamber. Waving banners and shouting slogans, lawmakers disrupted the lower house of Parliament as the Congress-led government introduced the contentious bill to create the new state called Telangana from an...
Author J.K. Rowling took to Twitter on Sunday to slam Rupert Murdoch for saying all Muslims "must be held responsible" for extremist violence such as last week's deadly attack on the headquarters of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. On Friday, the News Corp boss said via Twitter that even peaceful Muslims...
CHINESE President Hu Jintao arrived in the Mexican resort city of Los Cabos yesterday for a G20 summit, which will focus on global growth and stability. At the seventh G20 summit, Hu, who participated in all the previous six meetings, is expected to expound China's views on the issues to...
Three female members of Pussy Riot, the Russian punk band which staged a protest against president Vladimir Putin in a church, have been jailed for two years each after being found guilty of hooliganism motivated by religious hatred. A judge delivered her verdict on Friday afternoon after the case had...
MARSEILLE // A French-Algerian businessman nicknamed "Zorro of the niqab" for his support of French Muslim women fined for covering their faces in public has renounced French nationality to stand for the Algerian presidency. Rachid Nekkaz, a self-made millionaire, hopes to replace the country's longest-serving president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, in elections...
ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday reached Kabul to meet the top Afghan military and political leadership. The army chief is expected to discuss with the Afghan military leadership the possibility of a joint military operation by the Pakistani and Afghan armies against handlers of...
www.alrasub.com-Pakistan The Supreme Court observed on Monday that what lay behind the Saturday’s Badami Bagh arson attack in which over 178 houses belonging to the Christian community were burnt appeared to be more than what met the eye. A three-judge bench comprising Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry, Justice Gulzar Ahmed and...
MOSCOW, Russia — As President Barack Obama seeks further international support for US-led airstrikes in Syria against Islamist militants, there’s one place he probably shouldn’t bother looking. Despite Russia’s loudly public condemnation of international terrorism, the Kremlin has refused to back military intervention there, standing firm on a position it’s...