• Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018
  • Last Update : 04:21 pm
Suicide bomber kills over 50 at Eid-e-Miladunnabi...

Suicide bomber kills over 50 at Eid-e-Miladunnabi...

South Asia

Wed, Nov 21 2018

He detonated his explosives inside a wedding hall where Islamic religious scholars had gathered to commemorate...

Rajapaksa may lose budget even as he...

Rajapaksa may lose budget even as he...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 20 2018

Speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya said in a statement that investigations have begun into Friday's...

Pakistan PM Imran Khan lashes out at...

Pakistan PM Imran Khan lashes out at...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 20 2018

The friction threatens to further worsen already fragile relations between Islamabad and Washington

Soldier killed, 4 terrorists shot dead...

Soldier killed, 4 terrorists shot dead...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 20 2018

The incident injured three more soldiers

Hindu hardliner women enter Taj Mahal...

Hindu hardliner women enter Taj Mahal...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 19 2018

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) officials said...

Taliban: No pact struck with US over...

Taliban: No pact struck with US over...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 19 2018

The Taliban have strengthened their grip over the past three years, with the government in Kabul controlling...

Maldives set to pull out of China free...

Maldives set to pull out of China free...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 19 2018

The Maldives is among a number of small countries where China has invested billions of dollars building...

Dozens arrested around flashpoint Indian...

Dozens arrested around flashpoint Indian...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 19 2018

Many pilgrims going to Sabarimala have also complained about restrictions on their movement during the...

Sri Lanka president calls third vote...

Sri Lanka president calls third vote...

World

Mon, Nov 19 2018

He rejected the outcome of the second vote, which potentially strengthened the hand of Ranil Wickremesinghe...

New Maldives leader warns of 'dire'...

New Maldives leader warns of 'dire'...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 18 2018

Solih highlighted the critical state of the Maldives' housing, water and infrastructure systems

Sri Lanka president seeks talks to end...

Sri Lanka president seeks talks to end...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 18 2018

The Indian Ocean nation has been paralysed since October 26 when Sirisena deposed Ranil Wickremesinghe...

Myanmar police shoot, injure 4 in raid...

Myanmar police shoot, injure 4 in raid...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 18 2018

Some 20 police entered Ah Nauk Ye camp, about 15km (9 miles) east of the state capital Sittwe on Sunday...

US envoy hopes for peace deal with Taliban...

US envoy hopes for peace deal with Taliban...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 18 2018

In October, Pakistan released one of the co-founders of the Taliban and another high-ranking...

Official: Cyclone death toll in southeast...

Official: Cyclone death toll in southeast...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 18 2018

Thousands of trees were felled by winds that destroyed homes and hundreds of thousands were forced to...

Leaked data on persecuted groups like...

Leaked data on persecuted groups like...

Rohingya Crisis

Sun, Nov 18 2018

At a recent conference of development experts, some have questioned whether data collection in developing...

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...