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Taliban kidnap dozens of bus passengers...

Taliban kidnap dozens of bus passengers...

South Asia

Mon, Aug 20 2018

Taliban sources said earlier that their leaders had provisionally agreed on a four-day truce

Narendra Modi calls for talks with Pakistan...

Narendra Modi calls for talks with Pakistan...

South Asia

Mon, Aug 20 2018

India has long accused Pakistan of encouraging separatist Muslim militants fighting Indian rule in the...

Imran Khan vows change in first address...

Imran Khan vows change in first address...

South Asia

Mon, Aug 20 2018

Khan addressed the nation for more than an hour, repeating many of his campaign pledges to build an Islamic...

Bodies found as floods recede in India's...

Bodies found as floods recede in India's...

South Asia

Mon, Aug 20 2018

After a week of fierce downpours, rainfall eased on Monday and flood levels have fallen in many...

PM to attend 4th Bimstec Summit in Nepal...

PM to attend 4th Bimstec Summit in Nepal...

South Asia

Mon, Aug 20 2018

The prime minister was officially invited by her Nepali counterpart on August 4

Tripura ethnic party to hold protest...

Tripura ethnic party to hold protest...

South Asia

Sun, Aug 19 2018

The Indigenous Nationalist Party of Tripura (INPT), a political party representing the ethnic community...

Rain abates in flood-hit Kerala, fears...

Rain abates in flood-hit Kerala, fears...

South Asia

Sun, Aug 19 2018

India's national carrier Air India will operate ATR flights from the naval airport in Kochi to Bangalore...

18 bodies pulled from Pakistan mine...

18 bodies pulled from Pakistan mine...

South Asia

Sun, Aug 19 2018

In a similar incident, at least 43 miners were killed in Sorange district of Balochistan in 2011

USGS: Magnitude 6.3 earthquake rocks...

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake rocks Indonesia's...

South Asia

Sun, Aug 19 2018

The tremor was also felt in the island's capital Mataram and on the neighbouring resort island of...

India flood death toll jumps to

India flood death toll jumps to

South Asia

Sun, Aug 19 2018

Some 353,000 people have taken shelter in 3,026 relief camps as thousands of army, navy and air force...

Nepal crime reform sparks press freedom...

Nepal crime reform sparks press freedom...

South Asia

Sat, Aug 18 2018

A new constitution passed in 2015 enshrines the right to press freedom and bans censorship of news, which...

More heavy rains likely in Kerala as...

More heavy rains likely in Kerala as...

South Asia

Sat, Aug 18 2018

With hundreds of thousands of people converging in halls and auditoriums of schools, temples, churches,...

Imran Khan sworn-in as Pakistan's 22nd...

Imran Khan sworn-in as Pakistan's 22nd...

South Asia

Sat, Aug 18 2018

Khan easily defeated rival Shehbaz Sharif from the outgoing Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party,...

Five biggest challenges facing Imran...

Five biggest challenges facing Imran...

South Asia

Sat, Aug 18 2018

Here is a rundown of the biggest hurdles Pakistan is facing

Afghan president congratulates armed...

Afghan president congratulates armed...

South Asia

Sat, Aug 18 2018

President Ashraf Ghani ordered an investigation into the attacks and announced disbursement of $20...

US imposes sanctions on Myanmar military...

Rohingya crackdown: US imposes sanctions...

North America

Sat, Aug 18 2018

The sanctions by the Treasury Department marked the toughest US action so far in response to Myanmar’s...

Vajpayee laid to rest with state...

Vajpayee laid to rest with state...

South Asia

Fri, Aug 17 2018

His foster daughter Namita Kaul Bhattacharya lit the pyre as cries of “Atal Bihari Amar Rahe”...

Sri Lanka ex-president claims 'witch...

Sri Lanka ex-president claims 'witch...

South Asia

Fri, Aug 17 2018

Rajapakse, who ruled his country with an iron first for a decade, was interviewed by five detectives...

Study claims an estimated 24,000 Rohingyas...

Study claims estimated 24,000 Rohingyas...

South Asia

Fri, Aug 17 2018

89.72% of Rohingya refugees who were interviewed say their homes were burned down

India flood death toll shoots up to...

India flood death toll shoots up to...

South Asia

Fri, Aug 17 2018

More than 30 military helicopters and 320 boats are attempting rescues across Kerala.

Pakistan parliament elects Imran Khan...

Pakistan parliament elects Imran Khan...

South Asia

Fri, Aug 17 2018

Imran Khan has secured 176 votes, while his rival, Shahbaz Sharif of the ousted Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz...