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Manik Sarkar resigns as Tripura chief...

Manik Sarkar resigns as Tripura chief...

South Asia

Sun, Mar 4 2018

Manik Sarkar won in his constituency in Dhanpur, but his party CPI-(M), which led the 25-year old Left...

Pakistan elects first female Dalit...

Pakistan elects first female Dalit...

South Asia

Sun, Mar 4 2018

Pakistan's Hindus, who make up around two percent of the country's 200 million people, have long faced...

BJP bags Tripura, also ahead in...

BJP bags Tripura, also ahead in...

South Asia

Sun, Mar 4 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sent his congratulatory message for the people of Northeast India

Planned Indian military base stirs Seychelles...

Planned Indian military base stirs Seychelles...

South Asia

Sun, Mar 4 2018

India plans to invest $550m in building the base to help it ensure the safety of its vessels in the southern...

Pakistani lawmakers begin secret vote...

Pakistani lawmakers begin secret vote...

South Asia

Sun, Mar 4 2018

Under Pakistan’s constitution a bill cannot become law unless it is passed by both upper and lower houses...

Ethnic groups oppose Rohingya resettlement...

Ethnic groups oppose Rohingya resettlement...

South Asia

Sat, Mar 3 2018

Some 80 people from civil society groups across Rakhine held a meeting in capital Sittwe on February...

BJP ahead of Left Front in Tripura

BJP ahead of Left Front in Tripura

South Asia

Sat, Mar 3 2018

The elections in Tripura's 60-member House were held on 18 February and the results will be declared...

Rohingyas panic-stricken as BGB and...

Rohingyas panic-stricken as BGB and...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 2 2018

'We are on high alert and monitoring everything. The locals do not have reason to panic'

Myanmar: Troop build-up on Bangladesh...

Myanmar: Troop build-up on Bangladesh...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 2 2018

‘It was not aimed at antagonising Bangladesh,’ says Myanmar government spokesman Zaw Htay

Nepal newspaper due in court for case...

Nepal newspaper due in court for case...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 2 2018

Multiple news outlets have carried reports that the chief justice's official documents show as many as...

US sees hope for negotiated end to Afghan...

US sees hope for negotiated end to Afghan...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 2 2018

Washington, even under war-skeptic President Donald Trump, will not seek a unilateral deal with the Taliban...

One killed as Kabul car bomb targets...

One killed as Kabul car bomb targets...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 2 2018

The explosion also comes just days after Afghan president Ashraf Ghani unveiled a plan for peace talks...

Shirin Ebadi: Suu Kyi sold her soul...

Shirin Ebadi: Suu Kyi sold her soul...

South Asia

Thu, Mar 1 2018

Suu Kyi appears to have forgotten how she suffered when she was under house arrest

UN warns Rohingya refugees to brace...

UN warns Rohingya refugees to brace...

South Asia

Wed, Feb 28 2018

Nearly 700,000 Rohingya have crossed into Bangladesh since violence flared in August and live on slopes...

Afghan president unveils plan for peace...

Afghan president unveils plan for peace...

South Asia

Wed, Feb 28 2018

Ghani disclosed the framework at a regional conference in Kabul on bringing peace to his country

Nagaland, Meghalaya vote in state assembly...

Nagaland, Meghalaya vote in state assembly...

South Asia

Tue, Feb 27 2018

The poll outcome of these states along with Tripura will be declared on March 3

Tawakkal Karman: Aung San Suu Kyi should...

Tawakkal Karman: Aung San Suu Kyi should...

South Asia

Tue, Feb 27 2018

The Nobel laureates demanded Aung San Suu Kyi and her government be brought to justice

Pakistan's ruling party picks Nawaz...

Pakistan's ruling party picks Nawaz...

South Asia

Tue, Feb 27 2018

Relations between the ruling party and the judiciary have plummeted since Sharif's ouster in July, with...

Facebook says page of anti-Rohingya...

Facebook says page of anti-Rohingya...

South Asia

Tue, Feb 27 2018

A Facebook spokesperson told AFP late Monday that Wirathu's page had been removed

Maldives opposition protesters arrested...

Maldives opposition protesters arrested...

South Asia

Tue, Feb 27 2018

Yameen’s government has so far ignored international calls to lift the state of emergency, first declared...

Visiting Nobel laureates: Don’t hesitate...

Visiting Nobel laureates: Don’t hesitate...

South Asia

Tue, Feb 27 2018

Mairead Maguire of Northern Ireland and Tawakkol Karman of Yemen visited the no man’s land around 10:25am...