US would lose out in trade war against the world: ECB

Economic activity in the United States could fall more than two percent within a year if Washington launched a trade war on a wide front, European Central Bank researchers

Adultery no longer a crime in India

Adultery is no longer a crime, India is top court ruled Thursday, declaring a colonial-era law that punished the offence with jail time unconstitutional and discriminatory against

Cinemas and fast fashion: Reforms change Saudi shopping habits

Saudi Arabia is malls and bazaars are changing as retailers embrace a shift in shopping habits brought about by reforms to diversify the economy away from oil. Designer clothes

Rockets hit Afghan city during president is visit

Multiple rockets hit the Afghan city of Ghazni on Thursday during a visit by President Ashraf Ghani, according to officials and residents of the city, which is still struggling to

Fed raises US interest rates, sees at least three more years of growth

The US Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday and left intact its plans to steadily tighten monetary policy, as it forecast that the US economy would enjoy at least

The Rohingya problem: Some reflections and much work to be done at the UN

Having been responsible, in 1971, for the humanitarian needs of about 600,000 Bangladeshi refugees, in over 50 Oxfam-supported refugee camps in all the States bordering India and