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Infographic: Dozens dead in India, Bangladesh,...

Infographic: Dozens dead in India, Bangladesh,...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 16 2019

Dozens of people have died and millions more have been forced from their homes after heavy monsoon floods...

Infographic: India’s ongoing water...

Infographic: India’s ongoing water...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 16 2019

India’s sixth largest city, Chennai, is in crisis after its reservoirs and rivers ran dry. As many...

Landmine kills 11 pilgrims in southern...

Landmine kills 11 pilgrims in southern...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 16 2019

A senior health official said 22 children and eight women were among another 34 women and children who...

Thai king swears in coup leader's...

Thai king swears in coup leader's...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 16 2019

Prayuth and 35 cabinet ministers pledged their loyalty to the monarchy at the Dusit Palace

Pakistan hopes to 'refresh' US ties...

Pakistan hopes to 'refresh' US ties...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 16 2019

Observers believe that the nearly 18-year conflict will be the major focus of talks between Khan and...

Floods worsen in India's northeast;...

Floods worsen in India's northeast;...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 16 2019

'Water levels in major rivers, including the Brahmaputra that flows down from the Himalayas through...

IFRC: South Asia’s 6m people under flood...

IFRC: South Asia’s 6m people under flood...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 16 2019

In Bangladesh, the release said one third of the country is under water displacing 14,000 people and...

National health alert in Philippines...

National health alert in Philippines...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 16 2019

Around 100,000 dengue cases were reported across the Philippines in the first six months of 2019

10 dead, several feared trapped after...

10 dead, several feared trapped after...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 16 2019

Two teams from India's National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) as well as local volunteers, fire...

Pakistan reopens airspace for civil...

Pakistan reopens airspace for civil...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 16 2019

Pakistan closed its airspace in February after a standoff with India

Drug gangs behind Sri Lanka Easter bombings,...

Drug gangs behind Sri Lanka Easter bombings,...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 15 2019

A statement issued by his office Monday, Sirisena said the attacks 'were the work of international...

Thai prime minister declares end of...

Thai prime minister declares end of...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 15 2019

Prayuth, in a televised address to the nation, said military rule had brought success in many areas,...

Monsoon flooding forces thousands from...

Monsoon flooding forces thousands from...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 15 2019

Flooding also forced 3,000 people in the western Rakhine state to relocate, the disaster management department...

14 killed in building collapse as monsoon...

14 killed in building collapse as monsoon...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 15 2019

A statement from the state Chief Minister's office said 14 people died, all but one of whom were...

India races for launch fix after Moon...

India races for launch fix after Moon...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 15 2019

India has spent about $140 million on Chandrayaan-2, designing and building almost all of its components...

Branded as 'infiltrators', Muslims in...

Branded as 'infiltrators', Muslims in...

South Asia

Sun, Jul 14 2019

After three years, his sons secured his release by appealing to a higher court, but only after selling...

At least 50 dead in Nepal's

At least 50 dead in Nepal's

South Asia

Sun, Jul 14 2019

Heavy rains since Thursday have hit several districts in Nepal, especially in the country's eastern...

Four Afghan forces killed as Taliban...

Four Afghan forces killed as Taliban...

South Asia

Sun, Jul 14 2019

The assault took place in Qala-i-Naw, the capital of the western province of Badghis

Pakistani traders strike over IMF austerity...

Pakistani traders strike over IMF austerity...

South Asia

Sun, Jul 14 2019

The South Asian country has long suffered from a weak tax base, with only about 1% of its 208 million...

At least 10 killed in Assam floods and...

At least 10 killed in Assam floods and...

South Asia

Sun, Jul 14 2019

More than a million people have been displaced from their homes

Pakistan joins US-led call for Afghan...

Pakistan joins US-led call for Afghan...

South Asia

Sat, Jul 13 2019

Pakistan joined the three powers in talks in Beijing that come as the United States moves closer to an...