A policeman was killed and over 100 people wounded as Pakistani forces fired rubber bullets and lobbed tear gas in a bid to disperse an Islamist sit-in that has virtually paralysed the country's capital for weeks. Smoke and tear gas filled the air as the roughly 8,500 elite police and paramilitary
Jason Day ended a frustrating run of par golf by making three late birdies to snatch the outright lead after the third round of the 102nd Australian Open on Saturday. Day, chasing his first title in 18 months since winning the 2016 Players Championship in Florida, will head into Sunday's final round
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has vowed to respond forcefully after attackers killed at least 235 worshippers in a packed mosque in restive North Sinai province, the country's deadliest attack in recent memory. Al-Sisi declared three days of mourning would begin Saturday, the day after
As 200 armed men surrounded their house on a hot August night in 2005, Nazo Dharejo and her sisters grabbed their Kalashnikov and puny stock of ammunition and climbed to the roof. The gunfight which followed earned her the moniker "Pakistan's toughest woman", and became the subject of
US President Donald Trump on Friday appointed White House budget director Mick Mulvaney to head a financial watchdog that the administration has sought to overhaul as part of its deregulation push. Mulvaney, who described the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) as a "sick, sad joke"
The Palestine Liberation Organization office in Washington can remain open to discuss peace with Israel and may be able to resume full operations soon, the State Department said Friday. The comment came one week after US officials said the diplomatic mission would have to close because of a law stipulating
Veteran movie stars will take on a 14-year-old newcomer Saturday at Taiwan's Golden Horse awards, dubbed the Chinese "Oscars", with the teenager tipped to steal the show. Oscar-winning director Ang Lee is among the big names set to walk down the red carpet ahead of the ceremony in Taipei