World News | Associated Press | Tuesday January 27, 2015
Gunmen stormed a luxury Libyan hotel popular with foreigners Tuesday, killing at least three guards and taking hostages, a security official said.
World News | Reuters | Friday January 23, 2015
Australia called on Indonesia on Friday to reconsider its decision to execute two Australians convicted of drug offences, a move that is likely to strain already fragile ties between the two neighbours.
Top Stories | Sunday January 18, 2015
Brazil and the Netherlands recalled their ambassadors from Indonesia and expressed fury Sunday after Jakarta defied their pleas and executed two of their citizens along with four other other drug offenders by firing squad.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday January 18, 2015
Indonesia today put to death six people convicted of drugs offences, including five foreigners, in the first executions carried out under new President Joko Widodo.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday January 16, 2015
Sri Lanka's new government on Friday announced lifting a ban on foreign nationals visiting to the island's former war zones and scrapped an economic embargo on minority Tamil regions.
World News | Reuters | Friday January 16, 2015
Indonesian authorities plan to execute six prisoners on Sunday convicted of drug offences, including five foreigners, the government said, the first time capital punishment will be carried out under new President Joko Widodo.
World News | Reuters | Friday January 16, 2015
More than 20 people are missing after a tug boat sank in the Yangtze River in China's eastern Jiangsu Province on Thursday, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported on Friday quoting local authorities.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday January 13, 2015
Turkey's state-run news agency says authorities were questioning six people, including some foreigners, in connection with a suicide bombing at an Istanbul police station.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday January 12, 2015
"No one messes with my France! Paris is the city of light," says Brazilian Marie Badas in the midst of the giant crowds marching through Paris on Sunday in the wake of this week's terror attacks.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday January 9, 2015
An Indian has been jailed here for three years for offering a Dh10,000 ($2,722) bribe to an employee of the UAE's Directorate General of Naturalisation and Foreigners Affairs (GDNFA) to clear his papers, a media report said Thursday.
World News | Reuters | Monday January 5, 2015
While illegally crossing the Iraqi-Syrian border, Canadian Peter Douglas was adamant that his incursion was for humanitarian reasons - to help the people of Syria.
Wednesday December 24, 2014
The government has made it easier for foreigners to fully own existing medical device makers in India, in a bid to boost investment in the $7-billion sector.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday December 4, 2014
A Saudi court on Wednesday sentenced one man to death and imprisoned several others for involvement in an Al-Qaeda cell that targeted foreigners, official media said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 3, 2014
Saudi Arabia today executed a Syrian convicted of drug smuggling, bringing the number of locals and foreigners beheaded in the kingdom this year to 75 despite international concerns.
World News | Reuters | Saturday November 22, 2014
Several former Canadian soldiers plan to join Kurds to combat Islamic State militants in coming weeks, Canadian media reported on Friday, bolstering the ranks of foreigners fighting alongside the group.
India News | Edited by Vishnu Varma (with PTI inputs) | Thursday November 13, 2014
Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's controversial remark that "upper caste people are foreigners" has evoked sharp criticism from the opposition as well as from his own party, the JD(U).
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (with inputs from PTI) | Thursday November 13, 2014
Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has landed himself in another controversy by calling upper caste people "foreigners and descendants of Aryan race."
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday November 13, 2014
The Centre is contemplating a survey in states along the international border to check whether foreign nationals are employed in madrasas. The move comes after reports that Bangladeshi nationals were teaching students at a madrasa in Burdwan, where a...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 12, 2014
Iran's judiciary said Tuesday an Iranian-British woman arrested in June after trying to attend a men's volleyball match was being held for security reasons and over "links with foreigners"
India News | Reported by Harsha Kumari Singh; Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday November 5, 2014
A hot-air balloon ride landed two young women tourists in a Rajasthan jail on Tuesday. Literally. There was, however, no arrest.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Friday October 31, 2014
Brazilian legend Zico said the inaugural edition of the Indian Super League is stipulated to have a minimum of five Indians on the field during a match. All teams are utilising this rule to field six foreigners which is defeating the purpose for whic...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 24, 2014
Two French journalists were on Friday handed short jail terms for illegally reporting in Papua, sparking calls for the new Indonesian government to lift long-standing restrictions on foreigners covering the restive province.
World News | Reuters | Thursday October 23, 2014
North Korea will bar entry to foreigners on tourist trips from Friday because of worries over the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, operators of tours to the isolated country told Reuters.
World News | Bhadra Sharma and Nida Najar, The New York Times | Wednesday October 15, 2014
A blizzard and avalanche in Nepal's storied Himalayas climbing region have killed at least 20 people, nearly half of them foreigners, in the midst of the October trekking season, district officials said Wednesday. Dozens were reported missing.