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Deadly crush as Filipinos try to flee...

South Asia

Wed, Nov 13 2013

Eight people were crushed to death Tuesday when a huge crowd of survivors from Haiyan rushed a government...

Pakistan's Musharraf seeks end to travel...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 12 2013

Musharraf's mother gravely ill and expects the court to allow him to see her on compassionate grounds...

UN launches $300m appeal as warships...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 12 2013

UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos told reporters in Manila the money was needed for 'food, health, sanitation,...

Afghan Taliban condemn killing of...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 12 2013

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the killing The Afghan Taliban on Tuesday condemned...

Afghan assembly considering US deal...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 12 2013

Around 2,500 tribal elders and other civilian leaders are expected to take part Afghan traditional...

Senior Haqqani leader shot dead in...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 11 2013

The commander, Ahsanullah Ahsan, and the intelligence official say that Nasiruddin Haqqani was killed...

Indian hardliner Modi faces popularity...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 11 2013

Maoists call for a boycott of the state polls in Chhattisgarh Voters defied threats from India's...

Dozens arrested in Nepal pre-election...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 11 2013

Party supporters set on fire two parked passenger buses and vandalised two pick-up trucks Police in...

Thai 'Red Shirts' rally ahead of key...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 10 2013

Red Shirts gather following several days of protests by various opposition groups against a deeply divisive...

Frugal Mars mission launchpad for India...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 10 2013

India has come a long way since it began its space programme half a century ago when it set up the first...

10,000 feared dead in Philippine...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 10 2013

Other parts of the central Philippines continue to be cut-off from communications A super typhoon is...

At Least 1,000 Killed In Philippine...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 9 2013

The numbers came from preliminary reports by Red Cross teams in Tacloban and Samar, among the most devastated...

13 die as Indonesian army helicopter...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 9 2013

The helicopter was carrying eight crew, 13 construction workers and materials when it appeared to suffer...

Bird flu kills 13th person in Cambodia...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 9 2013

Ten-year-old boy dies from the H5N1 bird flu virus after suffering from fever, cough, a sore throat and...

Pakistan Taliban choses hardline cleric...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 7 2013

Earlier Dhaka Tribune reported the TTP had appointed Khan Said alias Sajna, as their new head, based...

Pakistan's Musharraf freed

South Asia

Thu, Nov 7 2013

Prison staff left house on Friday after Musharraf's legal team submitted bail bonds totalling Rs200,000...

Thai senate to reject controversial...

South Asia

Wed, Nov 6 2013

'I reject this bill and will send it back to the lower house. We will not accept this amnesty and the...

Myanmar set to release dozens of political...

South Asia

Wed, Nov 6 2013

The country may release scores of political prisoners this month to fulfil a promise by its reformist...

UN fears more Myanmar boat tragedies...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 5 2013

Hundreds believed to have perished at sea so far this year The UN refugee agency Tuesday urged Myanmar...

India mission to Mars blasts off...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 5 2013

It is the country's first attempted inter-planetary travel India's first mission to Mars blasted...

Terror at sea as Thai tourist ferry...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 4 2013

Thai rescuers recount frantic efforts to pluck terrified survivors from the sea after a crowded tourist...