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Kumaratunga: Sri Lanka war widows face...

Kumaratunga: Sri Lanka war widows face...

South Asia

Wed, Feb 15 2017

At least 100,000 Sri Lankans lost their lives during the conflict that saw horrific abuses by both...

4 suicide blasts in one day kill 6 in...

4 suicide blasts in one day kill 6 in...

South Asia

Wed, Feb 15 2017

The Jamaat-ur-Ahrar faction of the Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility in a statement emailed to...

India launches record 104 satellites...

India launches record 104 satellites...

World

Wed, Feb 15 2017

India has created history by successfully launching 104 satellites on a single mission, overtaking the...

Hopes for civil war justice dwindle...

Hopes for civil war justice dwindle...

South Asia

Tue, Feb 14 2017

Although eight years had passed since the peace agreement between the two sides brought an end to the...

Tamil Nadu's VK Sasikala jailed for...

Tamil Nadu's VK Sasikala jailed for...

South Asia

Tue, Feb 14 2017

Chief Minister VK Sasikala sentenced to four-year jail term for corruption that prevents her from taking...

Three Indian soldiers, one militant...

Three Indian soldiers, one militant...

World

Tue, Feb 14 2017

Three Indian soldiers and one militant were killed on Tuesday in a gun battle in its restive region of...

Pakistani bomb disposal commander killed...

Pakistani bomb disposal commander killed...

South Asia

Tue, Feb 14 2017

A top Pakistani bomb squad officer has been killed along with another policeman while trying to defuse...

Blast kills at least 10, injures 60...

Blast kills at least 10, injures 60...

South Asia

Mon, Feb 13 2017

An explosion near the provincial assembly in the Pakistani city of Lahore wounded several people on Monday,...

Myanmar to execute Rohingya man for...

Myanmar to execute Rohingya man for...

South Asia

Mon, Feb 13 2017

The sentencing comes days after a blistering report from the UN accused Myanmar's troops and police of...

India navy spurns homemade warplane,...

India navy spurns homemade warplane,...

South Asia

Mon, Feb 13 2017

As part of Narendra Modi's 'Make-in-India' campaign, scientists will showcase the Tejas warplane at an...

Pakistan HC bars Valentine's Day celebration...

Pakistan HC bars Valentine's Day celebration...

South Asia

Mon, Feb 13 2017

Every year, Valentine's Day draws a mixed response from Pakistani citizens, with some supporting and...

Kailash Satyarthi's stolen Nobel replica...

Kailash Satyarthi's stolen Nobel replica...

South Asia

Sun, Feb 12 2017

Police have recovered Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi's stolen replica of the Nobel Peace Prize along...

Seven killed in militant battle in India's...

Seven killed in militant battle in India's...

South Asia

Sun, Feb 12 2017

Four militants and two Indian soldiers were among seven people killed in a gun battle in Kashmir on Sunday,...

Rohingya island construction work...

Rohingya island construction work...

Foreign Affairs

Sat, Feb 11 2017

The government estimates 400,000 Rohingya refugees are living in Bangladesh, including nearly 70,000...

Modi faces biggest election test since...

Modi faces biggest election test since...

South Asia

Sat, Feb 11 2017

Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) polled 42 percent of the vote in Uttar Pradesh in the 2014 general...

From the Rohingya pages

From the Rohingya pages

World

Fri, Feb 10 2017

Mass gang-rape, killings – including of babies and young children, brutal beatings, disappearances and...

Warships from Russia, US in Arabian...

Warships from Russia, US in Arabian...

South Asia

Thu, Feb 9 2017

Pakistan is hosting warships from 36 countries, including Russia, China and the US, in the Arabian Sea...

Exiled Maldives leader to stand for...

Exiled Maldives leader to stand for...

South Asia

Thu, Feb 9 2017

The Maldives constitution bars Nasheed from being a candidate because of a 2015 criminal conviction....

Woman shot dead in Pakistan for working...

Woman shot dead in Pakistan for working...

South Asia

Thu, Feb 9 2017

The woman worked for a non-government organisation in Islamabad

UN officials: More than 1,000 Rohingyas...

UN officials: More than 1,000 Rohingyas...

Bangladesh

Thu, Feb 9 2017

"The talk until now has been of hundreds of deaths. This is probably an underestimation - we could be...

Dhaka rescinds aid flotilla’s...

Dhaka rescinds aid flotilla’s...

Foreign Affairs

Wed, Feb 8 2017

The arduous journey of the Malaysian aid flotilla bound for Rohingya refugees came across yet another...