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Facebook blacklists Myanmar hardline...

World , South Asia

Thu, Jun 7 2018

Facebook has blacklisted a group of Myanmar Buddhist hardliners including monks notorious for bilious...

Afghanistan announces ceasefire with...

World , South Asia

Thu, Jun 7 2018

Reuters, Kabul Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday announced an unconditional ceasefire with the...

UN rights chief condemns war on drugs...

The UN rights chief on Wednesday condemned the recent killing of more than 100 alleged

Pakistan extends curfew in border region...

World , South Asia

Wed, Jun 6 2018

Authorities in Pakistan's restive tribal region expanded a 24-hour curfew along the Afghan border...

Heir to Bhutto dynasty seeking revival...

World , South Asia

Wed, Jun 6 2018

Pakistan's only major left-leaning political party is fighting for its electoral relevance and to...

Pakistani journalist critic of military...

World , South Asia

Wed, Jun 6 2018

A Pakistani journalist and rights activist who openly criticized the military and its alleged...

In polluted India, engineers find novel...

World , South Asia

Wed, Jun 6 2018

India has some of the worst air pollution in the world and smog levels often

UN signs Myanmar access deal amid Rohingya...

World , South Asia

Wed, Jun 6 2018

The UN inked a deal with Myanmar on Wednesday that would grant the organization access

Myanmar targeted the educated in genocide...

South Asia

Tue, Jun 5 2018

Over 700,000 Rohingyas fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar since August 25 last year when the

Two killed as activists clash with militants...

World , South Asia

Mon, Jun 4 2018

A clash between Pashtun activists and local militants on Sunday killed two people and wounded

Suicide bomber kills 14 after Afghan...

South Asia

Mon, Jun 4 2018

A suicide bomber on Monday killed at least eight people near Muslim clerics leaving a

Election to test Pakistan democracy...

World , South Asia

Sun, Jun 3 2018

Intensifying allegations of military interference threaten to cast a shadow over Pakistan's general...

As election looms, Modi's popularity...

World , South Asia

Sun, Jun 3 2018

Indian farmers voted overwhelmingly for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the 2014 general election...

UN: Nearly half of Afghan children out...

World , South Asia

Sun, Jun 3 2018

Nearly half of Afghanistan's children are not attending school because of worsening security, poverty...

India, Pakistan clash on Kashmir border...

World , South Asia

Sun, Jun 3 2018

India and Pakistan exchanged fire across the Kashmir border on Sunday, officials said, killing two

UN: Signing of MoU with Myanmar a necessary...

South Asia

Sun, Jun 3 2018

The decision to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between United Nations (UN) agencies and

EU, West urge Maldives to hold credible,...

World , South Asia

Sat, Jun 2 2018

The European Union and some Western nations on Friday urged the Maldives to hold a

At least 18 killed as fresh storms hit...

World , South Asia

Sat, Jun 2 2018

Fresh wind storms swept across northern India killing at least 18 people and leaving a

Myanmar says willing to take back all...

World , South Asia

Sat, Jun 2 2018

Myanmar is willing to take back all 700,000 Rohingya refugees who have fled to Bangladesh

Pakistan's 'disqualified' ex-foreign...

South Asia

Fri, Jun 1 2018

Former Pakistani foreign minister Khawaja Asif will be allowed to contest a July 25 general

UN, Myanmar agree outline of Rohingya...

World , South Asia

Thu, May 31 2018

The United Nations said on Thursday it had struck a deal with Myanmar aimed at