Now she has a name

For two decades she was known only as “Baby Hope.” On Saturday police gave her a name — Anjelica Castillo — and arrested a cousin in connection with her brutal death in 1991.

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Imran Khan backs TTP demand for end to drones strikes

ISLAMABAD:  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan said on Saturday the Taliban’s demand to stop the drone strikes was a legitimate one and should be supported by all. Addressing a press conference at PTI’s central secretariat after the party’s core committee meeting, Khan said the Taliban were ready to call a truce. “The Taliban are ready for ceasefire for which ...

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Vettel leads Red Bull 1-2 in Japan to close on title

Sebastian Vettel produces another Formula One masterclass Sunday to win the Japanese Grand Prix ahead of Red Bull teammate Mark Webber but will have to wait to secure his fourth straight world title.

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Muslims form human chain to protect Islamabad church

ISLAMABAD: A human chain was formed around the Our Lady of Fatima Church in Islamabad during the Sunday Mass in a show of solidarity with the Christian community of Pakistan. The event was organised by Pakistan For All – a collective of citizens concerned about the growing attacks on minorities. A small crowd gathered for the event, which saw the church’s ...

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Jones warns of powers ‘disaster’

It will be a “disaster” for Wales if borrowing powers recommended by the Silk Commission are not devolved, First Minister Carwyn Jones warns.

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Kashmir rappers battle to be heard

SRINAGAR: Being a hip hop artist in one of the most militarised and sensitive places on the planet is not easy, but MC Kash is determined to be heard from his home in the Himalayas. The 23-year-old lives in Srinagar which has suffered 20 years of separatist insurgency and decades as a focus of fighting between India and Pakistan. Like many ...

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Murder inquiry over hair salon blaze

A murder investigation is under way after a woman was killed and a man was seriously injured in a fire at a hair salon in Stirling.

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Movie review: Rush – driven

Life can be explained through the idiom of sport. The famed-UCLA basketball coach John Wooden once put it this way: Win or lose, courage is what lasts. For those who follow the Formula One championship, one historical example of courage superseding the glory of victory came in the shape of the rivalry between Nicki Lauda and the late James Hunt ...

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