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A Bangladesh court on Sunday banned the owner of a garment factory that was destroyed in a fire in November from leaving the country as anger builds up over a string of deadly incidents in which thousands have died.
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Karzai's trip comes during escalating border tension with Pakistan, India's archrival.
An Afghan worker helps excavate part of the mountaintop copper works above the ancient city at Mes Aynak in February.
Part of an airliner carrying more than 130 people caught fire as it was landing in Moscow, and passengers evacuated the plane by jumping off one of its wings and shooting down an evacuation slide.
NORTH Korea has launched three short-range missiles into the Sea of Japan, apparently as part of a military drill, South Korea's defence ministry said.
KABUL, Afghanistan - Religious lawmakers in Afghanistan blocked legislation on Saturday aimed at strengthening provisions for women's freedoms, arguing that parts of it violate Islamic principles and encourage disobedience.
Motorcycle-riding gunmen assassinated a police chief in front of his house after he led an anti-Taliban campaign in western Afghanistan, an official said Saturday.
Australia's elite special forces have ranged far and wide across southern Afghanistan, often carrying out what are called ''kill-capture'' missions against Taliban targets.
Khaled Hosseini at his home in San Jose, Calif., Oct. 18, 2005. His latest book on his homeland is "A Thousand Splendid Suns." Khaled Hosseini at his home in San Jose, Calif., Oct.
Two bombs hidden in a motorcycle and a car exploded inside an elite gated community linked to the family of Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Friday evening, killing at least nine people and wounding more than 70 near the southern city of Kandahar, an official said.
An adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ended a visit to North Korea on Friday but would not give details of his talks with leaders in Pyongyang.
Navy Adm. James G. Stavridis, commander, U.S. European Command and NATO supreme allied commander, speaks during the launch of the book "Convergence: Illicit Networks and National Security in the Age of Globalization" at National Defense University's Lincoln Hall on Fort McNair May 15.
A suicide car bombing targeting a coalition convoy in the heart of Afghanistan's capital on Thursday killed at least 12 people, six Americans and six Afghans, authorities said.
Sitting on a dirty straw mat on the parched ground of southern Afghanistan, Masooma sank deeper inside a giant black shawl.
Bangladesh is evacuating one million people with Cyclone Mahasen expected to hit its low-lying delta coast on Thursday evening, said the United Nations, which estimated 4.1 million people were at risk due to gale-force winds, heavy rain and flooding.