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Rajapakse vows to hold polls despite...

Rajapakse vows to hold polls despite...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 11 2018

Rajapakse said he was meeting with lawyers ahead of a slew of legal challenges in the Supreme Court to...

As Delhi smog hits severe level, CM...

As Delhi smog hits severe level, CM...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 11 2018

Environmental activists say residents need to be more vocal about holding political leaders to account...

Modi to attend Maldives president's...

Modi to attend Maldives president's...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 10 2018

Ties between the two countries nosedived in 2012 after pro-India leader Nasheed was ousted in a coup...

Sri Lanka crisis deepens as president...

Sri Lanka crisis deepens as president...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 10 2018

In what opponents condemned as an illegal move, Sri Lankan President Sirisena dissolved parliament on...

Aid groups say Rohingya 'terrified'...

Aid groups say Rohingya 'terrified'...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 9 2018

Bangladesh and Myanmar signed a repatriation agreement to allow Rohingya to return but many fear going...

Denmark to provide additional $12.7m...

Denmark to provide additional $12.7m...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 8 2018

This additional contribution brings the total budget of UNDP’s Bangladesh National Programme to...

Fears of ethnic violence as Afghan Taliban...

Fears of ethnic violence as Afghan Taliban...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 8 2018

Afghans took to Facebook to express concerns about the apparent deliberate targeting of Hazaras

Delhi suffers toxic smog hangover after...

Delhi suffers toxic smog hangover after...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 8 2018

Delhi's air quality typically worsens in winter, due to pollution from the burning of rice stubble,...

Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi...

Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 8 2018

Bibi's conviction was overturned by the country's highest court last Wednesday, but she remained...

India says nuclear submarine makes first...

India says nuclear submarine makes first...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 6 2018

Though India's relations with China are warming, particularly in the area of trade, ties with Pakistan...

Indigenous rights in the spotlight as...

Indigenous rights in the spotlight as...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 6 2018

Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh states have elections starting this week, pitting the ruling...

Lawyer of Asia Bibi leaves Pakistan...

Lawyer of Asia Bibi leaves Pakistan...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 6 2018

Bibi was convicted in 2010 for allegedly making derogatory remarks about Islam during an argument with...

West calls on China to close Uighur...

West calls on China to close Uighur...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 6 2018

At a debate at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva -- which reports on human rights in each UN member...

Summit to invest $8m in India to improve...

Summit to invest $8m in India to improve...

Business

Mon, Nov 5 2018

This is the first time for any Bangladeshi company to be awarded management of terminals contract in...

Sri Lanka’s speaker: Until Rajapaksa...

Sri Lanka’s speaker: Until Rajapaksa...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 5 2018

On Friday, 118 members of the 225-seat legislature met the speaker and called for the reconvening of...

Twitter suspends account of hardline...

Twitter suspends account of hardline...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 5 2018

Bibi's whereabouts are unknown, but Islamists have warned the authorities against taking her out...

Sri Lanka’s president summons parliament...

Sri Lanka’s president summons parliament...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 5 2018

It was not clear if and when the 225-member parliament would vote on the UNP's motion that Wickremesinghe's...

Petitions, protests as Indian farmers...

Petitions, protests as Indian farmers...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 5 2018

As India builds increasingly ambitious projects, analysts say the definition of what constitutes public...

New Delhi under cloud of smog as pollution...

New Delhi under cloud of smog as pollution...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 5 2018

The Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology also said that changes in the speed and direction of the...

Assam intellectuals speak out against...

Assam intellectuals speak out against...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 4 2018

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was introduced by the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Government...

Sri Lanka's ousted PM: US, Japan freeze...

Sri Lanka's ousted PM: US, Japan freeze...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 4 2018

President Maithripala Sirisena fired him last month after months of tensions within the government and...