• Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018
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Indian journalist detained for calling...

Indian journalist detained for calling...

South Asia

Wed, Dec 19 2018

In the posts, Wangkham criticised the state government for commemorating a north Indian freedom fighter,...

Lovestruck Indian jailed in Pakistan...

Lovestruck Indian jailed in Pakistan...

South Asia

Wed, Dec 19 2018

Hamid Nehal Ansari illegally crossed into Pakistan from Afghanistan in 2012, and was convicted for spying...

Deadly pesticide in temple food that...

Deadly pesticide in temple food that...

South Asia

Wed, Dec 19 2018

More than 100 also had to go to hospital after devotees consumed portions of tomato rice blessed at the...

Myanmar's moves could mean the Rohingya...

Myanmar's moves could mean the Rohingya...

Rohingya Crisis

Wed, Dec 19 2018

The areas where the Rohingya lived in western Rakhine before the army ousted them are being dramatically...

Malaysia targets middlemen to end debt...

Malaysia targets middlemen to end debt...

South Asia

Wed, Dec 19 2018

The Southeast Asian nation relies heavily on foreign workers for jobs usually shunned by locals

Facebook kicks Myanmar military-linked...

Facebook kicks Myanmar military-linked...

South Asia

Wed, Dec 19 2018

Facebook said Wednesday some 425 pages, 17 groups, 135 accounts and 15 Instagram accounts had been...

Armed group, locals report Myanmar air...

Armed group, locals report Myanmar air...

South Asia

Tue, Dec 18 2018

On Sunday, three soldiers were killed and more than 10 wounded in a rocket-propelled-grenade attack on...

Thousands flee cyclone on India's east...

Thousands flee cyclone on India's east...

South Asia

Tue, Dec 18 2018

Officials said 10,600 people were moved to relief camps after being evacuated from the worst affected...

South Korea foundation scraps award...

South Korea foundation scraps award...

South Asia

Tue, Dec 18 2018

The foundation was set up in 1994 to commemorate the 1980 pro-democracy uprising in Gwangju, which ended...

Guard accused of raping 3 year old on...

Guard accused of raping 3 year old on...

South Asia

Tue, Dec 18 2018

There were 40,000 rapes reported in India in 2016 and the victims were children in 40% of those...

Baby among eight dead in Mumbai hospital...

Baby among eight dead in Mumbai hospital...

South Asia

Tue, Dec 18 2018

Earlier that month, a fire swept through a Mumbai sweet shop, sparking a building collapse which killed...

Afghanistan ceasefire push in focus...

Afghanistan ceasefire push in focus...

South Asia

Tue, Dec 18 2018

The three-day meeting in Abu Dhabi is at least the third time that US special peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad...

Rohingya crisis: UN Security Council...

Rohingya crisis: UN Security Council...

South Asia

Tue, Dec 18 2018

The draft resolution aims to put a timeline on Myanmar allowing the return of more than 700,000 Rohingya...

Sri Lanka PM Wickremesinghe's reinstatement...

Sri Lanka PM Wickremesinghe's reinstatement...

South Asia

Mon, Dec 17 2018

Wickremesinghe's reinstatement, which is expected to end a political crisis that began in late October...

Narendra Modi gives $1.4 billion aid...

Narendra Modi gives $1.4 billion aid...

South Asia

Mon, Dec 17 2018

'For Maldives' social and economic development we are providing a financial assistance of $1.4...

Malaysia files criminal charges against...

Malaysia files criminal charges against...

South Asia

Mon, Dec 17 2018

The US Department of Justice has said about $4.5 billion was misappropriated from 1MDB, including some...

Kashmir locked down as India seeks to...

Kashmir locked down as India seeks to...

South Asia

Mon, Dec 17 2018

Pakistan, which like India, claims Kashmir in full but rules it in part, condemned the Saturday...

Indian politician gets life over 1984...

Indian politician gets life over 1984...

South Asia

Mon, Dec 17 2018

The 1984 carnage erupted just hours after Gandhi was shot dead at her residence in New Delhi

Mahathir: Asean must press Suu Kyi over...

Mahathir: Asean must press Suu Kyi over...

South Asia

Mon, Dec 17 2018

Over 720,000 Rohingyas entered Bangladesh fleeing the violence thaterupted in Myanmar in 2017

Eleven dead as gunfight sparks protests...

Eleven dead as gunfight sparks protests...

South Asia

Sun, Dec 16 2018

Saturday's bloodshed capped the deadliest year in the region since 2009, with nearly 550 killed so...

Cambodia seizes record 3-ton haul of...

Cambodia seizes record 3-ton haul of...

South Asia

Sun, Dec 16 2018

The discovery Thursday of 1,026 tusks at the Phnom Penh Autonomous Port followed a tip from the US embassy,...