Dictatorship ghosts return to Brazil

  Rio De Janeiro: The ghosts of Brazil’s dictatorship are stirring in the wake of President Michel Temer’s order for the army to take over policing in Rio de Janeiro. There’s no direct comparison between the Rio operation and the 1964 coup that brought two decades of military rule to Latin America’s biggest country. In […]

Everything gone: Rohingya villages bulldozed, perhaps to erase massacre evidence

Everything gone: Rohingya villages bulldozed, perhaps to erase massacre evidence

  Yangon: Myanmar’s government is using bulldozers to erase dozens of villages in Rakhine state in a vast operation that rights groups say is destroying evidence of mass atrocities against the ethnic Rohingya Muslim minority. Satellite images released by Colorado-based DigitalGlobe on Friday show the empty villages and hamlets completely levelled by authorities in recent […]

Multiple Taliban suicide attacks kill 23 in Kabul

Multiple Taliban suicide attacks kill 23 in Kabul

  Kabul: At least 23 people were killed and more than a dozen wounded in multiple suicide bombings and attacks in Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, the latest in a series of assaults in the war-torn country. In the biggest attack, Taliban militants stormed an army base in the western province of Farah overnight, killing […]

Going to be blown up: Imran Khan’s ex-wife flees Pak after death threats

Going to be blown up: Imran Khan’s ex-wife flees Pak after death threats

  Islamabad: Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan’s third marriage which has been embroiled in controversies gets complicated still as, ex-wife Reham Khan claims that she had received death threats and has fled the country. Soon after the announcement, Reham Khan alleged that Imran Khan was in a relationship with Bushra Watoo, his third wife, even while he […]

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