Saba Aziz

Saba Aziz

Elections

Japan snap elections: All you need to know

Early vote called by PM Shinzo Abe comes amid corruption scandals and rising tensions with North Korea.

Japan snap elections: All you need to know

Refugees

Salzgitter ban a 'setback' for refugees in Germany

Lower Saxony decree prohibiting resettlement of recognised refugees condemned as an 'infringement of rights'.

Salzgitter ban a 'setback' for refugees in Germany

Asia

Indian court rules sex with minor wife is rape

Activists welcome Supreme Court order as a 'positive step' towards deterring child marriage in the country.

Indian court rules sex with minor wife is rape

Asia

Microfinancing Pakistan's female entrepreneurs

As low-income business owners turn to small loans, experts cast doubt over the impact of the microfinance industry.

Microfinancing Pakistan's female entrepreneurs

Sport

How would a Catalan secession affect FC Barcelona?

Catalonia's bid to break away in recent referendum throws football club's future in Spanish league into jeopardy.

How would a Catalan secession affect FC Barcelona?

Business & Economy

Qatar taps Pakistan market amid Gulf blockade

With UAE’s regional hub off-limits, direct trade routes are opening between Doha and Karachi to boost economic ties.

Qatar taps Pakistan market amid Gulf blockade

Pakistan

Pakistan court seeks to amend blasphemy law

Legal experts discuss court ruling recommending a review of the controversial decree to prevent false accusations.

Pakistan court seeks to amend blasphemy law

Sport

Mirza: India has champions outside of cricket as well

Indian tennis star talks about gender equality, her Bollywood biopic and living in a cricket-crazy country.

Mirza: India has champions outside of cricket as well

Sport

Malek Jaziri: Serving up Tunisia's tennis uprising

With a top-50 berth and notable wins, Africa's ace men's player has hit his stride at a late stage in his career.

Malek Jaziri: Serving up Tunisia's tennis uprising

Sport

Fatma Al Nabhani: Oman's top female tennis player

The Gulf’s ace women's tennis player is putting the region on the world tennis map and eyeing an historic Olympic spot.

Fatma Al Nabhani: Oman's top female tennis player

Sport

Inside the superstitious mind of a tennis player

From Borg's no-shave rule at Wimbledon to Nadal's bottle placement on-court, why are some players obsessed with rituals?

Inside the superstitious mind of a tennis player

Sport

Laying the Wimbledon seeds

From choosing the right grass to looking after it all year round, Wimbledon's courts undergo special care and treatment.

Laying the Wimbledon seeds