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    Pakistani legislator in hot water after saying he ‘urinates on votes’

    A petition was filed in the Sindh high court seeking his disqualification under Articles 62 and 63 of the Constitution after he said that he doesn’t need to have relations with those who vote for him.

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    Saudi Women Express Outrage at Being Allowed to Drive

    In fact, while it is all well and good changing Saudi Arabia’s misogynistic laws, in many ways the bigger issue facing women's rights is prevailing social conservatism.

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    Family caught carrying 'bag of mosquitoes' in Pakiatan

    A family in Pakistan’s Peshawar was temporarily apprehended by staff at the Hayatabad Medical Complex in Peshawar on September 18 for possessing a bag containing mosquitoes suspected.

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    Delhi youth thrashed by 5 men for speaking in English

    According to the police, the man who has been identified as Varun Gulati was attacked when he had gone to drop off his friend at a five-star hotel in Delhi's Lutyens area, said a PTI report.

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    Court grants Indian woman divorce over lack of toilet

    An Indian woman who had no access to a toilet in her home has been granted permission to divorce her husband by a family court.The court in Rajasthan ruled on the case in August 18.

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    Video of bikini-clad Muslim woman praying at Turkish beach resort sparks religious debate

    A video has emerged on Turkish social media of a bikini-clad woman praying on the seaside, sparking debate over her unorthodox act of piety.The 30-second long clip, which was reportedly shot in the Turkish resort.

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    2 girls put crying 8-month old baby inside fridge

    Two girls in Massachusetts, the United States, have been arrested after a Snapchat video showed them putting a crying baby into a refrigerator. They have been charged with child endangerment and assault.

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    Saudi Arabia to open luxury beach resort where women can wear bikinis

    Saudi Arabia’s new heir to the throne has announced plans for a beach resort where special laws will allow women to wear bikinis instead of covering up their skin. 

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    Indian teen kills himself over online suicide game

    Meghwadi police officials have confirmed that a 14-year-old boy, who allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the seventh floor terrace of an Andheri (east) building, was part of an online suicide game.

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    Man jailed for life in Britain after beating child to death over lost shoe

    Witnesses heard a male voice screaming about a lost shoe while a child fearfully apologised on Nov. 20, 2016. The child sustained a deadly brain injury and internal bruising to his stomach, police said.

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    Man shoots wife over delay in serving dinner

    A 55-year-old woman was shot dead by her husband allegedly over delay in serving dinner at their house in Ghaziabad late on Saturday night. The accused, Ashok Kumar (60), was arrested on Sunday.

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    Indian woman cancels wedding after groom's 'cringe-worthy' dance

    Priyanka Tripathi, 23, refused all attempts by the groom, his family and friends to convince her to reconsider her decision and married a different man a day later.

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    India's Modi to sleep in Trump’s bed in Israel

    After the big bear hug that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave US President Donald Trump in Washington this week, the news is that he will be the next occupant of Trump’s bed – well, not exactly.

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    Baby on board: Indian gives birth at 35,000 feet

    The unnamed woman, in her 20s, went into premature labour on Sunday's Jet Airways flight between Damman in Saudi Arabia and Kochi in the southern Indian state of Kerala.

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    Italian court says lobsters must not catch ‘cold’ before cooking

    Italy’s highest court ruled on Friday that lobsters must not be kept on ice in restaurant kitchens because it causes them unjustifiable suffering before they head for death by fine dining.

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    Indian govt advises pregnant women to avoid meat, say no to sex and have only pure thoughts

    In the run-up to International Day for Yoga on June 21, India’s minister of state for Ayush, Shripad Naik released a booklet called Mother and Child Care, The Indian Express reported.

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    'Hungry' goat chews up owner's Rs 66,000 in India

    A 'hungry' goatgave a rude shock to its owner when it chewed up currency notes worth Rs 66,000 that the man had kept in the pocket of his trouser, at Siluapur village in Kannauj district of Uttar Pradesh on Monday.

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    Photo of Trump touching glowing globe draws comparisons to comic book villain

    Trump, King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Abdel Fatah al-Sisi were pictured standing with their hands on the miniature globe at the opening event for the new Global Centre for Combating Extremist Ideology on Sunday.

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    How Saudi fascination with ‘Ivanka bin Trump’ underlines changes in ultra-conservative kingdom

    The top trending Twitter hashtag in Saudi Arabia on Saturday wasn’t visiting President Donald Trump or even first lady Melania Trump. Instead, Saudis were abuzz about #binttrump – Arabic for “Trump’s daughter,” Ivanka.

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    Indian man arrested for impersonating Osama bin Laden

    An Indian man was arrested, on Monday, for impersonating al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, Indian Express reported. Saddam Hussain Mansur was trying was trying to make an identity card.

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    Indian minister gifts 700 brides wooden bats to beat drunk husbands

    An Indian state minister has given hundreds of wooden bats to newly-wed brides, urging them to use the paddle as a weapon if their husbands turn alcoholic or abusive.

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    Indian groom rejects bride at meatless wedding

    A groom in meat-strapped Uttar Pradesh walked out on the bride because her family had served only vegetarian food at the wedding, Outlook magazine reported on Friday.

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    Indian woman kills husband for not being 'handsome'

    The 22-year old woman, who tied the knot about a week ago, attacked her husband fatally following a quarrel. She smashed his head with a grinding stone, which led to his death.

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    Chinese engineer marries female robot

    Artificial intelligence has started gaining momentum – so much so that a Chinese engineer ‘married’ a robot he created after he was unable to find a human spouse.

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