With the removal coming just 48 hours after the Supreme Court ruling reinstated him, the opposition cries foul, accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of sacking the senior officer to steer clear of a corruption investigation.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro begins a new six-year term. Opponents, at home and abroad, seek to weaken his rule.
India's Supreme Court ruling to allow women entry into a revered Hindu temple in Kerala is exposing the country's communal and political fault lines.
A court order overturning a partial ban on women entering one of Hinduism's holiest temples has triggered weeks of protests by opponents and supporters of the ban in Kerala state.
Supreme Court of Pakistan directs the government to declare the FETO-linked Pak-Turk International Cag Education Foundation network that runs schools in the country, as a “proscribed organisation” and include its name in the terrorists outfit list.
The police diktat has triggered a public debate with some defending the ban and some opposing it.
Donald Trump is becoming increasingly unstable as investigations envelop his administration and Democrats make electoral gains.
The verdict in two corruption cases against former premier will be announced on Monday in capital Islamabad. If found guilty, the three-time PM could get up to 14 years in jail.
Ousted in October, Ranil Wickremesinghe returns as the island country's PM a day after disputed premier Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned, ending a 51-day political crisis in the country.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be seeking a second-term in the upcoming May 2019 polls. For the past three decades, the BJP and other associated Hindu outfits have resurrected the Ayodhya issue before elections.
There were scenes of chaos in the House on Thursday as rival parties grappled for control. Parliament passed a no-confidence motion against recently appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and his government on Wednesday.
Street power is often used as a tool to pressure Pakistani governments to the extent that the state often loses the ability to protect its citizens.
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