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Woman who is an iconic image for Afghanistan was arrested in Pakistan

Sharbat Gula, an Afghan woman who was aged 13 when the photographer Steve McCurry made it known in a National Geographic cover photo is now under arrest in Pakistan for falsifying documents and staying illegally in this country. She was arrested Wednesday at her home in Peshawar, Pakistan, on charges she possessed a forged national identification card

  • Written by James Prewitt
  • Category: Asia

Four Saudi female models arrested for participating in a car show

Pictures of young Saudi female models posing in front of the pavilion of a luxurious car company at a local show went viral on social media. This determined a strong reaction from the authorities of the country. They say that organizers of the motor show have violated the principles of the Islamic Shariah by using young models. Four female have been arrested Saturday.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Asia

Big blast in China killed 14 and injured 147

A blast caused by illegally stored explosives use Din China's booming coal mining sector. occurred at a prefabricated house in the town of Xinmin in Shaanxi province, northwestern China, on Monday. The building entirely collapsed following the blast. Police and emergency services have launched a rescue operation. At least 14 people were killed and other 147 were injured.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Asia

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