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EU, Canada sanction Myanmar generals...

EU, Canada sanction Myanmar generals...

South Asia

Tue, Jun 26 2018

One of the officers sanctioned by the EU, Major General Maung Maung Soe, had already been sanctioned...

Afghan Taliban say fighting will continue...

Afghan Taliban say fighting will continue...

South Asia

Tue, Jun 26 2018

The UN has warned that 2018 could be even deadlier for civilians

Caste-based killing in India over land...

Caste-based killing in India over land...

South Asia

Mon, Jun 25 2018

More than half India's lower-caste population is landless

EU to penalize Myanmar officials over...

EU to penalize Myanmar officials over...

South Asia

Mon, Jun 25 2018

Last December, the United States levied sanctions in response to the crackdown on the Rohingya...

Imran Khan kicks off Pakistan election...

Imran Khan kicks off Pakistan election...

South Asia

Mon, Jun 25 2018

The upcoming elections are expected to pit the PML-N against its main rival, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf...

Nawaz Sharif links Pakistan return with...

Nawaz Sharif links Pakistan return with...

South Asia

Sun, Jun 24 2018

The disqualified prime minister asserted his intent to return

Pakistani Taliban appoints new leader...

Pakistani Taliban appoints new leader...

South Asia

Sun, Jun 24 2018

Pakistan has long been accused of supporting the Afghan Taliban and providing safe haven to its...

UN: The root cause of the Rohingya crisis...

UN: The root cause of the Rohingya crisis...

South Asia

Sat, Jun 23 2018

UN Under-Secretary-General Adama Dieng praises Bangladesh for the response to the refugee crisis

China to build railway into Nepal

China to build railway into Nepal

South Asia

Sat, Jun 23 2018

Nepal has already scrapped a $2.5 billion deal with China

Taliban kidnap 43 Afghans including...

Taliban kidnap 43 Afghans including...

South Asia

Sat, Jun 23 2018

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack

Six militants, two soldiers killed in...

Six militants, two soldiers killed in...

South Asia

Sat, Jun 23 2018

Nanakar, who goes by one name, was wanted for several murders of local elders and tribesmen

Syndicate extorts over 100,000 workers...

Syndicate extorts over 100,000...

South Asia

Fri, Jun 22 2018

The syndicate earns huge profits from the extortion scheme

Rohingya crisis: ICRC chief to visit...

ICRC chief to visit Myanmar,...

South Asia

Fri, Jun 22 2018

Peter Maurer will stay in Bangladesh from June 30 to July 3

Suu Kyi: ‘Hate narratives’ from abroad...

Suu Kyi: ‘Hate narratives’ from abroad...

South Asia

Thu, Jun 21 2018

Suu Kyi also stressed the need for a forward-looking approach to resolve the issue

Officials struggle to protect Rohingya...

Officials struggle to protect...

South Asia

Wed, Jun 20 2018

Part of the problem has been finding suitable land and constructing shelters and facilities on it, officials...

Floods kill dozens, displace more than...

Floods kill dozens in India,...

South Asia

Tue, Jun 19 2018

11 people have been killed and more than 250,000 have been displaced or affected by the flooding in...

BJP pulls out of ruling alliance in...

BJP pulls out of ruling alliance in...

South Asia

Tue, Jun 19 2018

Direct rule by the central government would give the BJP a free hand to control the state ahead of a...

Nepal PM to seek investment on first...

Nepal PM to seek investment on first...

South Asia

Tue, Jun 19 2018

In 2017 Chinese firms pledged more than $8.3 billion in investment, dwarfing Indian commitments of $317...

After Afghan ceasefire gamble, prospects...

After Afghan ceasefire gamble, prospects...

South Asia

Tue, Jun 19 2018

In August, US President Donald Trump unveiled a more hawkish military approach to Afghanistan, including...

Afghan peace marchers arrive in Kabul...

Afghan peace marchers arrive in Kabul...

South Asia

Mon, Jun 18 2018

Around 2,500 Taliban fighters entered Kabul during the three-day ceasefire and most had refused to return...

India to resume military strikes on...

India to resume military strikes on...

South Asia

Mon, Jun 18 2018

The government's suspension had failed to halt the mounting death toll in Indian-administered Kashmir,...