Cold wave grips north India, 140 dead

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Zeenews Bureau New Delhi: Cold wave continues to spread havoc in Northern India with dense fog and low visibility hitting normal life and disrupting movement of trains and flight operations in most parts of the region. Reports on Monday claimed that severe cold has claimed the lives of at least […]

Malaysia opposition’s Anwar freed of sodomy charge

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Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia’s High Court acquitted opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim of sodomising a former aide, citing unreliable DNA evidence in a verdict on Monday that surprised supporters who saw the case as an attempt to sideline him. Anwar has long maintained that Prime Minister Najib Razak’s ruling coalition concocted the […]

Nigeria lawmakers oppose president ahead of strike

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LAGOS, Nigeria — Nigerian lawmakers on Sunday turned against the president’s decision to end government fuel subsidies that kept gasoline prices low, just ahead of a planned labor strike that could paralyze Africa’s most populous nation. Meeting in an emergency session, Nigeria’s House of Representatives shouted down supporters of President […]

Musharraf vows to return to Pakistan

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Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan’s self-exiled former president, has said he plans to return to the country in January to lead his political comeback, while sources said he is seeking foreign guarantees that he will not be arrested when he returns. “I will be coming between the 27th and 30th of this […]