• Saturday, Nov 17, 2018
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Mohamed Solih sworn in as Maldives...

Mohamed Solih sworn in as Maldives...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 17 2018

MDP leader and former president Mohamed Nasheed has vowed his party would reduce reliance on China and...

Bottles, chili paste thrown as Sri Lanka...

Bottles, chili paste thrown as Sri Lanka...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 17 2018

Sirisena dissolved parliament last week and called elections, but the Supreme Court ordered a suspension...

UN: 669 children killed in Myanmar in...

UN: 669 children killed in Myanmar in...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 17 2018

Rohingyas should not be forcibly returned to Myanmar, UN says

2 youths hoist Bangladesh's flag on...

2 youths hoist Bangladesh's flag on...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 17 2018

They climbed the 5,525-metre mountain on October 29

UN adopts resolution on HR situation...

UN adopts resolution on HR situation...

World

Sat, Nov 17 2018

The resolution reaffirms that the Rohingya must be allowed, on their own accord, to return to their homes...

Indian airport protesters block woman...

Indian airport protesters block woman...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 16 2018

Widespread protests broke out in the tourist resort state of Kerala after the Supreme Court in September...

11 killed as Cyclone Gaja ravages Indian...

11 killed as Cyclone Gaja ravages Indian...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 16 2018

Cyclone Gaja packed winds of up to 120km/h as it barrelled into Tamil Nadu state after hitting the coast...

Sri Lanka grinds to political halt amid...

Sri Lanka grinds to political halt amid...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 15 2018

Parliament passed the no-confidence motion against recently appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa...

Sri Lanka Supreme Court restores parliament...

Sri Lanka Supreme Court restores parliament...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 13 2018

There was no immediate comment from Sirisena or Rajapakse after the Supreme Court's unanimous...

UN: Bangladesh must halt plans to return...

UN: Bangladesh must halt plans to return...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 13 2018

More than 725,000 Rohingya Muslims fled Myanmar's western Rakhine state following a military crackdown...

Nepal keen to boost trade relations...

Nepal keen to boost trade relations...

Foreign Affairs

Tue, Nov 13 2018

The Nepal envoy made the comments at a view exchange meeting with leaders of Rajshahi Chamber of Commerce...

Bangladesh silent on Canadian offer...

Bangladesh silent on Canadian offer...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 13 2018

The UN human rights investigator on Myanmar urged Bangladesh on Tuesday to drop plans to start repatriating...

Mahathir slams Suu Kyi over Rohingya...

Mahathir slams Suu Kyi over Rohingya...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 13 2018

The Rohingya crisis has dulled the diplomatic niceties that traditionally govern gatherings of the 10-member...

Netherlands recalls staff after threats...

Netherlands recalls staff after threats...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 13 2018

Pakistani media reported that the embassy had been forced to close because of threats

Canada in talks with Pakistan over Asia...

Canada in talks with Pakistan over Asia...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 13 2018

Islamists have threatened to escalate protests in Pakistan if Bibi is permitted to leave the

Aung San Suu Kyi stripped of Amnesty’s...

Aung San Suu Kyi stripped of Amnesty’s...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 12 2018

The secretary general of the global rights body, Kumi Naidoo, wrote to Suu Kyi on November to inform...

Rajapaksa, 44 ex-MPs defect from party...

Rajapaksa, 44 ex-MPs defect from party...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 12 2018

Sirisena's move to sack the parliament has drawn international criticism

Rohingya flee refugee camps, as Myanmar...

Rohingya flee refugee camps

Rohingya Crisis

Mon, Nov 12 2018

However, the United Nations says conditions are not yet safe for their return

US, EU denounce dissolution of Sri Lanka...

US, EU denounce dissolution of Sri Lanka...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 11 2018

Mark Field, the British minister of State for Asia and the Pacific, tweeted his concern about the dissolution...

Rajapakse vows to hold polls despite...

Rajapakse vows to hold polls despite...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 11 2018

Rajapakse said he was meeting with lawyers ahead of a slew of legal challenges in the Supreme Court to...

As Delhi smog hits severe level, CM...

As Delhi smog hits severe level, CM...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 11 2018

Environmental activists say residents need to be more vocal about holding political leaders to account...