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Lebanese civil society groups condemn anti-LGBT crackdown

Beirut: A coalition of Lebanese civil society organisations published a letter condemning what it calls a "crackdown" on LGBT rights by authorities. The letter, signed

Maldives new ‘evidence’ law undermines media freedom: Human Rights Watch

Male: In a serious setback for media freedom, the Maldives parliament today enacted legislation allowing courts to force journalists and media outlets to reveal

UK drivers in go-slow protest over rising fuel prices

London: Protesters snarled up major UK roads with a slow-moving procession of vehicles to demand government action against rocketing fuel prices. The action came as

NASA to send swimming robots into space

Texas: NASA has announced that it will be sending swimming robots to the "ocean worlds" in our solar system to explore what lies beneath

Germany hands first of Benin Bronzes back to Nigeria

Berlin: German authorities returned to Nigeria the first two of more than 1,100 priceless sculptures known as the Benin Bronzes that were looted by

British Sikh soldiers appeal Pakistan, India to make Kartarpur a...

Lahore: A 12-member delegation of British Sikh soldiers visited Pakistan this week, expressing their appreciation for its efforts to preserve the two most holy

India bars Pulitzer-winning Kashmiri photojournalist from flying to France

New Delhi: Indian authorities have blocked a Pulitzer prize-winning Kashmiri photojournalist from taking a flight to Paris where she was to take part in

Hindutva leaders call for ‘economic boycott’ of Muslims across India

New Delhi: A Haryana panchayat which saw presence of members of Hindutva groups like Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishadcalled for an “economic boycott