AHMEDABAD: Eleven Hindu men jailed for life for the gang-rape of a pregnant Muslim woman during Hindu-Muslim riots in 2002 have been freed on remission, officials said on Tuesday, drawing condemnation from the victim's husband, lawyers and politicians.
TRAT: Two women - a teacher and a retired teacher - jumped off a bridge into a canal in Muang district of this eastern province on Tuesday morning, with two farewell letters written to their children found inside a car they travelled in.
HELSINKI: Finland will slash the number of visas issued to Russians to 10% of the current amount from Sept 1, foreign minister Pekka Haavisto said on Tuesday, amid a rush of Russian tourists bound for Europe.
KYIV, Ukraine: Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Washington on Tuesday of drawing out the war in Ukraine, as explosions rocked a Russian military facility on the Kremlin-controlled peninsula of Crimea.
The central bank expects no surge in bad loans despite a hike in the benchmark interest rate and urged banks to gradually adjust their rates to help vulnerable groups.
China's recent decision to fire missiles over Taiwan is a "gorilla in the room" that has to be contested, a top US military commander said Tuesday.
Police have arrested three life insurance agents who embezzled 52 million baht from policy buyers, and 11 people who used fake Covid-19 test results to claim insurance payouts.
Malaysia's highest court said Tuesday it would hear former leader Najib Razak's final bid to overturn his 12-year jail sentence for corruption, with an acquittal potentially clearing the way for his return to power.
Instant noodle manufacturers want permission to lift the price of a serving of instant noodles by two baht - but the commerce minister says that is too much.
JAKARTA: Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Tuesday hailed his country's growing stature on the global stage and reiterated calls for the Southeast Asian nation to be a "bridge of peace" between Russia and Ukraine.
CHEYENNE, US: Republican dissident Liz Cheney looks set to lose her US Congress seat Tuesday to an election-denying conspiracy theorist, in the latest signal of her party's disavowal of traditional conservatism in favor of Donald Trump's hardline "America First" movement.
HAMBANTOTA, Sri Lanka: A Chinese research vessel docked at Sri Lanka's Chinese-run southern port of Hambantota on Tuesday despite concerns from India and the United States about its alleged spying activities.