Kuala Lumpur, May 16 (IANS) Anwar Ibrahim, former Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister jailed for sodomy, was released on Wednesday after newly elected Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad helped arrange a full pardon for him.
San Francisco, May 16 (IANS) Facebook on Tuesday unveiled for the first time a transparency report that shows an increasing number of posts identified as containing graphic violence in the first of quarter of 2018.
Geneva, May 16 (IANS) The World Trade Organization (WTO) on Tuesday upheld its decision that the European Union (EU) and four of its member states -- France, Germany, Spain and Britain -- failed to comply with an earlier WTO ruling, by maintaining illegal subsidies for aircraft maker Airbus.
Tehran, May 16 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that he had a "good and constructive" meeting with the EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini over the survival of 2015 nuclear deal.
Jakarta, May 16 (IANS) Two alleged terrorists were shot dead in an exchange of fire with an anti-terror squad of Indonesian police on Tuesday in North Sumatra province.
London, May 16 (IANS) The Scottish parliament on Tuesday refused to give its consent to Britain's key Brexit legislation -- EU Withdrawal Bill.
Rome, May 15 (IANS/AKI) Deputy lower house of parliament speaker Maria Rosaria Carfagna was on Wednesday due to meet members of Italy's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex community in Rome, the parliament stated.
Rome, May 15 (IANS/AKI) Italian authorities deported an alleged Egyptian extremist on national security grounds, the interior ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.
Islamabad, May 15 (IANS) A senior US diplomat who killed a motorcyclist in a road accident here last month was allowed by the Pakistani authorities to leave the country just days after officials prevented him from boarding a US military plane.
Gaza, May 15 (IANS) The number of Palestinians killed by the Israeli forces rose to 61 on Tuesday, as more protesters succumbed to their injuries following mass demonstrations along the Gaza-Israel boundary on Monday against the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem.
Kabul, May 15 (IANS) Heavy rains and flooding have claimed seven lives and destroyed several houses in Afghanistan's northern Samangan and Baghlan provinces.
Beijing, May 15 (IANS) China has banned India-trained "wrongly educated" monks from teaching Buddhism, fearing they may be of "separatist" bend.