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India's Sidhu shrugs off attacks for hugging Pakistan army chief

India's Sidhu shrugs off attacks for hugging Pakistan army chief

Pictures of Sidhu hugging Pakistan army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and sharing the front row with the head of Pakistan-administered Kashmir Masood Khan were splashed all over Indian media.

Hat-trick as Pakistan's Imran Khan marries for third time

Hat-trick as Pakistan's Imran Khan marries for third time

Pakistani politician and former cricketer Imran Khan has married a woman described as his spiritual adviser, party officials said, the third wedding for the World Cup champion once touted as Pakistan's most eligible bachelor.

Australian politician Pauline Hanson wears burqa in Senate

Australian politician Pauline Hanson wears burqa in Senate

Australian anti-immigration politician Pauline Hanson caused a furore on Thursday when she entered the Senate wearing a full burqa, earning a blistering rebuke from the country's top lawyer for the "appalling' stunt.

Son of Indian politician jailed for stalking after uproar

Son of Indian politician jailed for stalking after uproar

An Indian court on Thursday sent the son of a leading politician to police custody for harassing and trying to abduct a woman, in a case that has embarrassed the ruling party as it runs a campaign on women's safety.

Indian MP proposes cap on expenses at weddings

Indian MP proposes cap on expenses at weddings

Extravagant Indian weddings in palaces featuring elephants, foreign dance troupes and seven-course meals could become a thing of the past if one politician fed up with the excess gets her way.

Mass grief as Indian Tamil leader Jayalalithaa buried

Mass grief as Indian Tamil leader Jayalalithaa buried

Hundreds of thousands of mourners paid an emotional final farewell on Tuesday to Indian politician Jayalalithaa Jayaram as the former movie star who enjoyed god-like status was buried alongside her screen lover.

Australian ex-MP's Iraq visit dubbed 'stupid'

Australian ex-MP's Iraq visit dubbed 'stupid'

A former Australian politician's decision to travel to Iraq was "very stupid", Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Friday as it emerged that Wyatt Roy had been caught up in fighting.

Post-coup purge: Turkey detains journalists, politician

Post-coup purge: Turkey detains journalists, politician

Turkish authorities detained journalists, a politician and a pollster on Wednesday and issued arrest warrants for another 105 people over suspected links to a US-based Islamic cleric blamed for a failed coup on July 15.

Politician stunned by son’s role in attack

Politician stunned by son’s role in attack

A Bangladeshi politician spoke yesterday of his horror to learn his son was among the suspects who murdered foreigners at a Dhaka cafe

Bangladesh politician 'stunned' by son's role in attack

Bangladesh politician 'stunned' by son's role in attack

A Bangladeshi politician has spoken of his shock on discovering his son was one of the suspected gunmen who murdered foreign hostages ...

British politician quits Brexit camp, citing "lies and xenophobia"

British politician quits Brexit camp, citing "lies and xenophobia"

A senior British politician on Monday accused those campaigning for Britain to leave the European Union of spreading lies, hate and xenophobia, saying she was switching to the "Remain" camp.

Fans of Indian politician get tattoos for her birthday

Fans of Indian politician get tattoos for her birthday

Supporters of Jayalalithaa Jayaram queued up on Wednesday to get tattoos of the hugely popular leader to mark her 68th birthday.