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Nine arrested in opposition's protests

Nine people were arrested at a protest staged by opposing Progressive Parity of Maldives (PPM) on Tuesday. The opposition has been conducting serial...

Saudi Arabia launches iftar program in Nepal

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance, has launched the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman iftar program in N...

Pakistan to persuade Taliban to attend Istanbul summit

Pakistan has assured Afghanistan that it will make all-out efforts to persuade the Taliban to join the Istanbul Conference as Islamabad believes that...

Bangladesh joins Chinese initiative for vaccine, oxygen

We welcome the government's decision to join five other South Asian countries in a multilateral effort to ensure vaccine and oxygen supply among the c...

I’m a Myanmar diplomat, here’s why I refuse to recognize t...

I work in the foreign service of my homeland, Myanmar, in our embassy here in Washington, D.C. I decided to become a diplomat to represent my country...

US orders embassy staff to leave Kabul as it begins troop...

The United States has ordered non-essential staff to leave its Kabul embassy, citing increased threats as Washington prepares to end its 20-year war i...

Myanmar anti-coup activist faces murder, treason charges:...

Myanmar authorities have filed several law suits against one of the main activists of the campaign against military rule, including cases related to m...

MORNING NEWS BRIEF: 28 APRIL

PICTURE OF THE DAYNEW DELHI, INDIA   A family member gathers wood for a funeral pyre for a relative at Ghazipur cremation ground. Menwhile, Vit...

MORNING NEWS BRIEF: 28 APRIL

PICTURE OF THE DAYNEW DELHI, INDIA   A family member gathers wood for a funeral pyre for a relative at Ghazipur cremation ground. Menwhile, Vit...

Saudi Arabia says it destroyed boat with bombs in port nea...

A lighthouse at the port of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. A series of attacks on shipping have hit the wider Middle East region. Photo: Shutterstock Saud...

Israel uses ‘apartheid’ to subjugate Palestinians: HRW

Israel is committing “crimes against humanity of apartheid and persecution” against Palestinians and the international community must reev...

Joe Biden’s first speech to Congress will be unlike any ot...

US President Joe Biden will deliver a prime time address to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday – the eve of his first 100 days mark. But...

Roshan the camel brings books to Pakistan’s homeschooled c...

Plodding through the desert in remote southwest Pakistan, Roshan the camel carries priceless cargo: books for children who can no longer go to school...

Indian state ‘cracks down’ on hospitals flagging oxygen sh...

The right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in India’s most populous Uttar Pradesh state has ordered a crackdown on individuals and h...

Fighting resumes in Chin state after talks with Myanmar mi...

Fighting resumed in Mindat in Chin State at 6 pm on Tuesday, after a few hours’ peace following moves by junta forces to hold negotiations with...

Bangladesh seeks Chinese Covid-19 vaccine 'as soon as poss...

Bangladesh has sought Covid-19 vaccine from China as soon as possible, as India halted exports of Oxford-AstraZaneca vaccine amid a huge surge in loca...

Pentagon: US will not provide air support after withdrawal

John Kirby, US Pentagon spokesman, said that the US will not provide air support to the Afghan security forces after the American forces withdraw from...

Nepal COVID infections surge, fuelled by India’s mutant st...

Authorities in Nepal are grappling to contain the rapid rise of COVID-19 cases with experts fearing that thousands of people in the Himalayan state ha...

Bangladesh, China agree to increase military cooperation

Chinese State Councilor and Defence Minister Wei Fenghe (middle) arrives in Dhaka on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 Bangladesh's President Abdul Hamid o...

Truce holds in Kashmir, giving shell-shocked residents une...

The guns have gone silent, schools have reopened and the bunkers are empty along Pakistan’s restive ceasefire line with India, but even as resid...

'BANGLADESH EXTENDS RESTRICTIONS BY ONE MORE WEEK'

The ongoing restrictions to contain the spread of coronavirus infections have been extended by one more week, the state minister for the public admini...