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The Gambia submits case against Myanmar for Rohingya genoc...

The Gambia on Friday filed a more than 500-page Memorial, which also includes more than 5000 pages of supporting material, in its lawsuit against Myan...

RAW chief's meeting with Nepal PM sparks criticism

Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has come under fire, including from the ruling Communist Party leaders, for breaching diplomatic norms over his me...

Top US official Biegun sanguine about ties with Bangladesh...

In a telephone briefing held under the aegis of the London International Media Hub on October 20, the US Deputy Secretary of State, Stephen E. Biegun,...

Joe Biden once said Russia selling space rockets to India...

With both US President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, in the final lap of campaigning for next month's election, the respective cam...

Is China militarizing its border with India?

China's intensified development of military infrastructure on the Indian border suggests a shift in Beijing's approach to territorial disputes, forcin...

Kashmir just one part of Modi’s broader anti-Muslim agenda...

The refusal by leading Western countries to call out human rights abuses by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has only emboldened him in pushing his...

Taliban, Afghan negotiators far apart on basic issues

The Afghan government and Taliban remain far apart on even the most basic issues a week into talks meant to end two decades of war that has killed ten...

As Bangladesh’s relations with India weaken, ties with Chi...

Sylhet, a city in north-eastern Bangladesh, is some 50km from the border with India. But when the government awarded a $250m contract in April to buil...

Turkey defense expo to bring South Asian countries togethe...

The expo, which will be virtual this year due to the ongoing pandemic, will be held between Oct. 26-28, bringing together military delegations from Pa...

Myanmar army probes 'wider patterns' of abuse against Rohi...

The Myanmar military has said it is investigating "possible wider patterns of violations" before and during a 2017 crackdown in Rakhine state that the...

In outgoing interview, Chinese envoy talks India, CPEC, an...

Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Ying last week said that Delhi had made an ‘unwise’ decision to ban Chinese applications in the Hindu-m...

India is still trampling on civil liberties in Kashmir

Saifuddin Soz is not under house arrest; he is just not allowed to leave his home. Now 82 years old, he once represented the northern Kashmir valley i...

Why is Sri Lanka planning to ban cattle slaughter?

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has proposed a complete ban on the slaughter of cattle in the country after parliamentary deliberation on...

China planning building spree in Tibet as India tensions r...

China is planning a more than 1 trillion yuan ($146 billion) push to accelerate infrastructure investment in Tibet, including new and previously annou...

India Parliament panel grills Facebook over anti-Muslim po...

An Indian parliamentary committee has grilled Facebook representatives after the social media giant was accused of bias and not acting against anti-Mu...

Facebook executive who shared anti-Muslim post apologises:...

A Facebook India executive has apologised to Muslim staff for sharing a post that dubbed Muslims in India a "degenerate community", according to a rep...

US experience with Pakistan may help it solve Turkey’s S-4...

The United States’ experience with Pakistan, once labelled the “ally from hell”, may provide valuable lessons for dealing with Turke...

India-China border talks: Four things you should know

Indian and Chinese officials are holding talks to try to resolve a months-long standoff along their disputed frontier, where the two countries have de...

Sri Lanka: Economy, human rights key challenges facing Raj...

The Rajapaksa family romped to victory in the August 5 Sri Lankan parliamentary elections capitalising on popular appetite for strong government, a fr...

Pakistan: Rediscovering itself by shedding old labels

When 20 years ago PTV aired the destruction of World Trade Centre live, Pakistanis miles away sat glued to their television screens as the events of 9...

Virtual meeting of 3 South Asian nations & China hints at...

China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi Foreign ministers of China, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nepal on Monday held a virtual conference to discuss...