In strait-laced Muslim Pakistan, a new TV show is trying to deal with the delicate subject of sex and embarrassing illnesses without angering conservatives.
The United States announced sweeping new rules forcing chain restaurants and pizza parlors to publish calorie counts on menus in an attempt to combat the nation’s obesity epidemic.
At a training centre near Kabul, one overriding lesson is drilled into Afghan police by their French instructors — don’t become yet another unnecessary battlefield casualty.
When you are famous, whether jet-setting the world or building a family, chances are you’ve got fans who want to emulate your tastes.
Seven students of a prominent scholar from China’s Uighur minority have been tried in secret for separatism, a lawyer said Wednesday, after their professor lost an appeal against a life sentence for the same offence.
Overweight and obesity is now causing nearly half a million new cancer cases in adults every year, roughly 3.6 percent of the world’s total, a study said Wednesday.
Tragedy befalls a family, prompting tireless efforts to save the community’s children.
From the ancient to the contemporary, and from visual to musical, art comes in forms as varied as life itself.
Learning from the past as much as learning to love yourself more are the keys to emotional healing.
This centuries-old form of music from Pakistan helps to make its listeners feel closer to God.
Reflecting on Qur’an, hadith, current events and her own upbringing, Afia R Fitriati examines the parent-child relationship.
Along the precipice of avant-garde.
The front line that slices through Aleppo separates the ancient Syrian city’s residents into two distinct worlds; the only thing uniting them is the fear of stepping into a sniper’s sights.
At the International Emmy Awards held on Monday, the best documentary prize went to Sweden’s “Frihet bakom galler” (No Burqas Behind Bars), Maryam Ebrahimi’s look at an Afghan women’s prison.
A bare 0.004 percent of the world’s adult population controls nearly $30 trillion in assets, 13 percent of the world’s total wealth, according to a new study released.
Immersing ourselves in our creative passions is simply another way for us to know God, writes Yarehk Hernandez.
Everywhere you turn, walls in the Gaza Strip are covered with paint — brightly coloured slogans, political portraits and prose. For youth in the besieged enclave packed with 1.8 million people, graffiti is an important tool for self-expression and fighting back.
The US consumer giant, fresh off a recent corner office shakeup and already facing a battle for market share in shampoo, said second-quarter earnings were marred by the growing preference of men for moustaches and beards, which hit sales in its “grooming” segment.
Experts said Monday regular tests for vitamin D levels are not proven to be beneficial or harmful, despite previous research warning of damaging effects of vitamin D deficiencies in adults.
A group of people — Greeks, Afghans, Iraqis, Syrians, Bulgarians, Iranians, Turks — gather around a steaming pot outside a dilapidated building complex from the 1930s set in the heart of Athens.
A youth channel owned by Syrian state television claims to have broken the record for the longest non-stop chat show ever broadcast, airing a programme that ran 70 hours.