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Myanmar regime aircraft bomb Kachin villagers

Myanmar’s military has launched airstrikes for six days on Momauk Township, Kachin State, forcing villagers to flee, according to the Kachin Bap...

Ex-President Yameen moved to house arrest

Former President of the Maldives Abdulla Yameen has been moved to house arrest. The ex-President was moved to house arrest tonight. Yameen was moved...

Covid-19: Bangladesh offers emergency medical supplies to...

Bangladesh has offered to dispatch, on emergency basis, medicines and medical equipment in view of the rapidly deteriorating coronavirus situation in...

Dhaka's sole Covid-19 graveyard sees sharp increase in bur...

The only graveyard dedicated to Covid-19 victims in Bangladesh's capital of Dhaka is seeing a substantial increase in burials amid a fresh wave of inf...

Pakistan to get over 15 mln doses of COVID vaccine in next...

Pakistan has purchased 13 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from three Chinese companies and expects to receive them in the next two months, its healt...

Nepal starts 15-day COVID lockdown as infections spike

Nepal’s capital Kathmandu and other main cities in the Himalayan nation have entered a lockdown amid a resurgence in coronavirus cases, official...

Two Myanmar airbases attacked amid anti-coup protests: Rep...

Two Myanmar airbases have come under attack, with blasts reported at one base and rocket fire seen at another, media and a witness said. The attacks,...

TWO MYANMAR AIR BASES COME UNDER ATTACK

Unidentified attackers launched assaults on two Myanmar air bases on Thursday, with blasts reported at one base and rocket fire seen at another, media...

SOUTH ASIA’S FOREIGN MINISTERS MEET SHOWS CONCERN OVER ‘VA...

The China lead foreign ministers meeting of five South Asian nations including Bangladesh over Covid-19 cooperation has showed concern over “vac...

CALIFORNIA MAN FOUND GUILTY IN $100 MILLION AFGHANISTAN FR...

 A California man pleaded guilty Tuesday in a scheme to bilk the Afghanistan government out of more than $100 million with a phony bid to...

UN ADOPTS DROWNING PREVENTION RESOLUTION INTRODUCED BY BAN...

The United Nations General Assembly has unanimously adopted a resolution on drowning prevention which was introduced by Bangladesh. The permanent rep...

INDIA'S CORONAVIRUS INFECTIONS CROSS 18 MILLION; RECORD NU...

India's total COVID-19 cases passed 18 million on Thursday after another world record daily infection and death tally and as the government rejected r...

MORNING NEWS BRIEF: 29 APRIL

PICTURE OF THE DAYPETERSBURG, RUSSIA A worker paints over a mural of the jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Russia's government has ordered opp...

MORNING NEWS BRIEF: 29 APRIL

PICTURE OF THE DAYPETERSBURG, RUSSIA A worker paints over a mural of the jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Russia's government has ordered opp...

RCEP trade pact hands China a global edge, for now

A poster of Chinese President Xi Jinping is displayed at the Forbidden City. With the failure of the U.S. to join the TPP, Beijing pressed forward w...

Saudi crown prince strikes conciliatory tone towards rival...

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince has struck a conciliatory tone towards the kingdom’s arch-nemesis, Iran, saying he sought “good” r...

PLA sets up joint defence units near Indian border

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has, for the first time, inducted the army’s air defence units in its air force command chain i...

Tejas aircraft cleared to carry Python-5 air-to-air missil...

Indigenously-developed light combat aircraft Tejas has been cleared to carry fifth generation Python-5 air-to-air missile as part of its weapons packa...

Protesters in Myanmar’s biggest city return with ‘Guerrill...

The streets of Myanmar’s commercial capital, Yangon, have seen a limited resumption of protest activity after more than three weeks of relative...

Bangladesh’s GDP to grow at 5.8pc this fiscal year: ADB

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has forecasted that Bangladesh gross domestic product (GDP) would grow at highest 5.8 per cent this fiscal year. "Th...

No cremation, no help, man carries Covid positive wife's b...

Two heart-wrenching photos from Uttar Pradesh has brought home the situation of Covid-hit families in rural Uttar Pradesh. One of the photos being cir...