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Hollande fuels Rafale fighter jet controversy...

Hollande fuels Rafale fighter jet controversy...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 22 2018

Officials in India and France say Dassault had freely chosen to partner with Reliance, despite Ambani...

ASEAN MPs urge UN to act on Rohingya...

ASEAN MPs urge UN to act on Rohingya...

South Asia

Fri, Sep 21 2018

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) has said that...

Pope relieves accused Indian bishop...

Pope relieves accused Indian bishop...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 20 2018

Sexual abuse by clergymen and the failure of senior Church officials to take action has been one of the...

Nawaz Sharif freed from jail on court...

Nawaz Sharif freed from jail on court...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 20 2018

Sharif was ousted and disqualified from holding office by the Supreme Court in July 2017 and jailed earlier...

Malnutrition, child deaths plague India's...

Malnutrition, child deaths plague India's...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 20 2018

Campaigners have called for better protection for tribal lands

Maldives’ Chinese debt, political risk...

Maldives’ Chinese debt, political risk...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 20 2018

The Maldives’ economy has grown by an average of 6% a year for the last five years, buoyed by tourism...

British FM to see centre of Rohingya...

British FM to see centre of Rohingya...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 20 2018

Suu Kyi is in a power-sharing agreement with the military, which controls a quarter of parliament's...

Air pressure mix-up causes mass bleeding...

Air pressure mix-up causes mass bleeding...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 20 2018

The incident is the latest in a string of embarrassing incidents for the airline, which like other Indian...

BJP wins 96% seats uncontested in Tripura...

BJP wins 96% seats uncontested in Tripura...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 20 2018

The opposition parties, including the CPI-(M) and Congress, attributed massive rigging as the reason...

Wild celebrations as ousted Pakistan...

Nawaz Sharif, daughter freed from...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 19 2018

The Islamabad High Court suspended the 10-year sentence for Sharif and the seven-year term handed down...

Swiss NGO links pesticide to Indian...

Swiss NGO links pesticide to Indian...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 19 2018

The European Union banned diafenthiuron in 2002

China: Military ties backbone to relations...

China: Military ties backbone to relations...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 19 2018

Beijing has pledged to invest about $60 billion in Pakistan for infrastructure for the Belt and Road...

Maldives president took gifts from island...

Maldives president took gifts from island...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 19 2018

Independent reporting in the Maldives is difficult and Yameen, who has ruled since winning a controversial...

India steps closer to making ‘triple...

India steps closer to making ‘triple...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 19 2018

The Indian Supreme Court outlawed the practice last year, but Modi’s government wants to make it...

ICC to probe Myanmar crimes against...

ICC to probe Myanmar crimes against...

World

Wed, Sep 19 2018

Over 700,000 Rohingyas entered Bangladesh fleeing the violence which erupted in Myanmar on August 25,...

Russian social media bans Myanmar army...

Russian social media bans Myanmar army...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 18 2018

Facebook disabled his account in January after a string of vitriol targeting the stateless minority

RSS opens up as India’s elections...

RSS opens up as India’s elections...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 18 2018

A couple of years ago the RSS gave up its old-fashioned khaki shorts to raise its appeal among young...

Pakistan's austerity car auction falls...

Pakistan's austerity car auction falls...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 18 2018

Nearly three-quarters of the 101 vehicles on offer on Monday were more than 10 years old

Pakistan raises gas prices to trim subsidies...

Pakistan raises gas prices to trim subsidies...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 18 2018

Such price rises are politically sensitive in Pakistan, which has enjoyed decades of cheap gas due to...

UN investigator: Myanmar military brutality...

UN investigator: Myanmar military brutality...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 18 2018

A shorter version of the mission's report, published last month, had already called for Myanmar's...

India, US closing in on package deal...

India, US closing in on package deal...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 18 2018

US companies are hungrily watching an Indian economy that is growing at more than 8%, as they seek presence...