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World's shortest man dies in Nepal at...

World's shortest man dies in Nepal at...

South Asia

Sat, Jan 18 2020

'He has been in and out of hospital because of pneumonia'

Hanging of Delhi rapists pushed to Feb...

Hanging of Delhi rapists pushed to Feb...

South Asia

Fri, Jan 17 2020

The Supreme Court had upheld death sentences against the four men in 2017 and since then their execution...

We can't wait: Maldives desperate for...

We can't wait: Maldives desperate for...

South Asia

Fri, Jan 17 2020

The archipelago's former president Mohamed Nasheed famously held a cabinet meeting underwater to...

Sri Lanka ex-minister held over phone...

Sri Lanka ex-minister held over phone...

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Fri, Jan 17 2020

In what has become a major scandal, Ranjan Ramanayake is heard discussing court cases with judges, police,...

Child 'love marriages' in Nepal blight...

Child 'love marriages' in Nepal blight...

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Thu, Jan 16 2020

Some 50% of Nepali women aged between 25 to 49 were married by their 18th birthday

West Bengal governor: Arrows of Arjuna...

West Bengal governor: Arrows of Arjuna...

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Thu, Jan 16 2020

Dhankhar, the leader of India’s right wing Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), also...

Death toll rises to 100 after Pakistan...

Death toll rises to 100 after Pakistan...

South Asia

Wed, Jan 15 2020

The death toll from days of bad weather now stands at 76 in Kashmir, and at least 100 across the...

Video: West Bengal celebrities speak...

Video: West Bengal celebrities speak...

South Asia

Wed, Jan 15 2020

In a video message, titled Amra Kagoj Dekhabo Na, thirteen Bengali directors, actors, writers and members...

Ports, trains and trade: Xi to offer...

Ports, trains and trade: Xi to offer...

South Asia

Wed, Jan 15 2020

The first segment of the proposed $8.9 billion high-speed rail link from China's landlocked Yunnan...

In India, a firebrand's anti-Modi mantra...

In India, a firebrand's anti-Modi mantra...

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Wed, Jan 15 2020

The 33-year-old Bihari politician has emerged in recent weeks as a major irritant and political challenge...

Rights group denounces Japan envoy for...

Rights group denounces Japan envoy for...

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Wed, Jan 15 2020

'Today the Japanese government do not even cooperate, not supporting UN actions on Myanmar'

Myanmar sends 200 Rohingyas captured...

Myanmar sends 200 Rohingyas captured...

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Tue, Jan 14 2020

Seasonal calmer waters have seen an increase in the number of Rohingya putting their lives in the hands...

Hardline Hindus protest huge Indian...

Hardline Hindus protest huge Indian...

South Asia

Tue, Jan 14 2020

The BJP-run state government accused the previous administration of the main opposition Congress party...

124 dead as severe weather hits India,...

124 dead as severe weather hits India,...

South Asia

Tue, Jan 14 2020

Forecasts suggest more harsh weather is on the way

Microsoft CEO: Would love to see Bangladeshi...

Microsoft CEO: Would love to see Bangladeshi...

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Tue, Jan 14 2020

He made the statement while speaking at a Microsoft event in Manhattan

An open letter to the citizens of India:...

An open letter to the citizens of...

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Mon, Jan 13 2020

Protests are being staged in different parts of India against the Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019 (CAA),...

Pakistan court annuls Musharaff's death...

Pakistan court annuls Musharaff's death...

South Asia

Mon, Jan 13 2020

The prosecution now has the option to file a new case against Musharraf with the approval of the federal...

17 killed as extreme cold sweeps across...

17 killed as extreme cold sweeps across...

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Mon, Jan 13 2020

Other parts of the country have experienced heavy rainfall

Indian police officer arrested in Kashmir...

Indian police officer arrested in Kashmir...

South Asia

Sun, Jan 12 2020

The Muslim-majority Kashmir valley, claimed by both India and Pakistan, has been in turmoil since New...

Indian police battle anti-Modi protesters...

Indian police battle anti-Modi protesters...

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Sun, Jan 12 2020

Tens of thousands staged protests through the night in the eastern city of Kolkata to denounce Modi's...

Two US service members killed in...

Two US service members killed in...

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Sun, Jan 12 2020

A senior Afghan military official in Kandahar said the roadside bomb attack occurred in the Dand...