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Taliban release 2 Western hostages in...

Taliban release 2 Western hostages in...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 19 2019

The release of American Kevin King and Australian Timothy Weeks, both professors at the American University...

Avalanche kills six on Siachen Glacier...

Avalanche kills six on Siachen Glacier...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 19 2019

The disaster was the latest on the Siachen Glacier at more than 16,500 feet that is claimed by India...

Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa likely to re-boot...

Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa likely to re-boot...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 19 2019

Under Mahinda, who may become prime minister, Sri Lanka secured almost $7 billion in loans from China,...

Nawaz Sharif leaves Pakistan for medical...

Nawaz Sharif leaves Pakistan for medical...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 19 2019

'Nawaz Sharif will go to Boston after going through a detailed checkup in London'

UN court to hear Myanmar genocide case...

UN court to hear Myanmar genocide case...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 19 2019

Myanmar has repeatedly defended the crackdown on the Rohingya as necessary to stamp out militants

Police round up students in Delhi as...

Police round up students in Delhi as...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 18 2019

Police erected barricades around the Jawaharlal Nehru University as hundreds of students marched down...

Symbolic swearing-in for Sri Lanka's...

Symbolic swearing-in for Sri Lanka's...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 18 2019

The inauguration was held at a revered Buddhist shrine with an imposing stupa - reputedly built by a...

10 killed as bus collides with truck...

10 killed as bus collides with truck...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 18 2019

The head-on collision damaged the front of the bus due to which several passengers were stuck

Pakistan deadlock delays overseas treatment...

Pakistan deadlock delays overseas treatment...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 17 2019

Pakistani courts have granted bail to Sharif - who is serving a prison sentence for corruption - so that...

Indian Muslims to pursue review of Hindu...

Indian Muslims to pursue review of Hindu...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 17 2019

The main Muslim litigant in the case, the Sunni Wakf Board, has declined to file a review, saying it...

Rajapaksa storms to victory in Sri Lanka...

Rajapaksa storms to victory in Sri Lanka...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 17 2019

Results from Sinhalese-majority regions -- the Rajapaksas' core support base -- were expected to...

Delhi suffocates under toxic smog, millions...

Delhi suffocates under toxic smog, millions...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 16 2019

Indian media is packed with warnings about the risk of premature death, lung cancer and particular danger...

Lightning strikes kill 18 people in...

Lightning strikes kill 18 people in...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 16 2019

It was the lightning strikes in 18 different places which had the greatest impact

Bar in Delhi offers pure oxygen at...

Bar in Delhi offers pure oxygen at...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 16 2019

To aid India's battle with air pollution, one man has come up with an innovative idea to offer its...

Violence mars Sri Lankan presidential...

Violence mars Sri Lankan presidential...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 16 2019

The assailants set fire to tyres on the road and set up makeshift roadblocks before shooting at and pelting...

Myanmar rejects ICC probe over Rohingya...

Myanmar rejects ICC probe over Rohingya...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 16 2019

On Thursday, the ICC approved a full probe into Myanmar's 2017 bloody military crackdown against...

Delhi's schools to reopen next week,...

Delhi's schools to reopen next week,...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 15 2019

The city government of Delhi had imposed a two-day shutdown on schools for a second time this month after...

Cambodia to ban elephant rides at Angkor...

Cambodia to ban elephant rides at Angkor...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 15 2019

Cambodia has long come under fire from animal rights groups for ubiquitous elephant rides on offer for...

Sri Lanka presidential race tightens...

Sri Lanka presidential race tightens...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 15 2019

Votes will be counted soon after polling stations close that evening but the results are not expected...

Sri Lanka author attacked ahead of key...

Sri Lanka author attacked ahead of key...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 14 2019

The attackers stormed the home of Lasantha Wijeratne, who released his book "Wasteful Development...

Cambodia PM orders release of opposition...

Cambodia PM orders release of opposition...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 14 2019

Hun Sen had sent out arrest warrants for Rainsy to neighbouring countries ahead of his planned homecoming...