Bangladesh bride takes groom home, challenging traditions

The wedding makes headlines in Muslim-majority Bangladesh. DHAKA: A 19-year-old bride has challenged Bangladesh Muslim wedding tradition by taking a groom to her home to marry him, with the ceremony going viral on social media and sparking debate about women’s rights in the conservative nation. In what local media are describing as a first, Khadiza Akter Khushi […]

Indonesia finds design flaw, oversight lapses in Lion Air crash

Lion Air JT610 plunged into the Java Sea less than half an hour after taking off from Jakarta on a routine flight to Pangkal Pinang. (AFP pic) JAKARTA:  Indonesian investigators have found that design and oversight lapses played a key role in the October crash of Boeing Co’s 737 MAX jet that killed all 189 […]