Napoleon Bonaparte's ambition to establish an empire in the East was crushed in 1799 at the Siege of Acre by Ahmed Jazzar Pasha.
The bill, which looks all set to become law, will for the first time distinguish citizens of India on the basis of religion.
The contentious 135-year dispute over the Babri mosque has finally come to an end, and a temple will now replace the mosque built on the orders of the first Mughal King, Babur.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam and police chief Stephen Lo paid visited a mosque that was struck with blue dye from a water cannon during the latest bout of violent anti-Beijing protests.
Islam’s history in China is nearly as old as the religion itself, but it is still treated as ‘foreign’ in the country.
Pakistani nationalism was modelled around the 'valour' of Muslim kings who ruled the sub-continent for several centuries and India does the same with its ruling party aggressively rephrasing history to promote Hindu nationalism.
Wrestlers from all over Turkey, from different weight classes, come together in Edirne's historical arena for the Kirkpinar oil wrestling competition.
As Japan looks to ensure security in the region, it could play a vital role in negotiating between Iran and the US.
US President Donald Trump met with Japan's Emperor Akihito who took the Chrysanthemum Throne only three weeks ago, after his father stepped down in the first abdication in two centuries.
Japan’s Emperor Akihito, 85, stunned the Japanese nation in 2016 when he signalled his desire to take a back seat, citing his age and health problems.
The bronze weapons of famed Terracotta Warriors have remained in pristine, almost perfect shiny condition with sharp blades, even after being buried for two millennia. Scientists have finally solved the mystery after decades of being baffled.
The era name, or "gengo," is used widely in Japan - on coins, calendars, newspapers and in official paperwork.
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