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Aaron Fotheringham was born with a disability but that did not stop him from becoming an inspiration for the whole generation of extreme WCMX riders.
The Indian rupee was headed for a weekly decline on Friday despite softer-than-expected U.S. inflation data, with some traders saying the local currency underperformed its Asian peers due to a one-time dollar outflow. The local currency is down 0.6% from a week ago. By comparison, the onshore Chinese yuan was up 0.4% this week, the Indonesian rupiah rose 1.4% and the Singapore dollar by 0.8%.
An international LGBT gathering in Taiwan was cancelled Friday after global organisers demanded the self-ruling island's name be removed from the 2025 event -- a move slammed by the government.
Majority of public figures have chosen not to comment on attempt on Indian-born writer’s life Salman Rushdie remains on a ventilator after being attacked on stage in western New York state on Friday. Photograph: Clemens Bilan/EPA
The stunning knife attack on author Salman Rushdie has fanned interest in his works -- above all, "The Satanic Verses," which left him living for years under a looming death threat.
Taliban fighters beat women protesters and fired into the air on Saturday as they violently dispersed a rare rally in the Afghan capital, days ahead of the first anniversary of the hardline Islamists' return to power.
An Australian economist detained by Myanmar's junta has pleaded not guilty to breaching the colonial-era official secrets act, a source close to the case said on Friday.
PSG.LGD continue to look absolutely dominant as they now have the Arlington Major championship within reach.
Tens of thousands of Afghan men, women and children rushed to Kabul's airport a year ago in a desperate bid to flee the advancing Taliban, who seized power on August 15, 2021.
Hundreds of billions of dollars for clean energy projects, cheaper prescription drugs and new corporate taxes are a few of the key items in US President Joe Biden's massive investment plan, which Congress has now passed.
Indian administered Kashmir on Saturday sacked four government employees, citing their involvement in activities "prejudicial to the interests of the security of the state". One of those dismissed is the son of the leader of a militant group fighting against India in the disputed Himalayan territory. India and Pakistan each rule part of Kashmir and claim it in full.
The United States will boost trade with Taiwan in response to China's "provocative" behaviour, the White House said Friday, as it insisted on the right of air and sea passage through the tense strait.
Myanmar's ruling junta has moved to restrict political parties from meeting foreigners or international organisations ahead of an election expected next year.
Thousands of troops from Indonesia, the United States and allies held a live-fire drill Friday as part of what a top US general said was Washington's efforts to prevent a regional conflict after China's "destabilising actions" around Taiwan.
Michelle Bachelet is to make the first visit by a UN rights chief to Bangladesh next week, including to the sprawling refugee camps home to nearly a million Rohingyas.
FBI agents recovered records marked "top secret" during their search of former president Donald Trump's Florida estate, according to documents made public Friday in a probe that includes possible violations of the US Espionage Act.
Not far from the rusted-out tanks and anti-landing spikes that litter the beaches of the Taiwanese island where he lives, 92-year-old veteran Yang Yin-shih reads his newspaper in the shadow of the enemy that regularly adorns its pages.
Akshay Kumar is the noble-souled hero charged with marrying off his four sisters, while they are left mostly as figures of fun Painfully unsubtle … Raksha Bandhan Photograph: Publicity image
The first two games of the series were one-sided affairs, as both teams traded wins, and it all came down to an explosive third game.
The UN has a ‘clear commitment to the full, verifiable and irreversible denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula’