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Mass funeral held in Nagaland for civilians killed by Indi...

Members of the tribal groups who attended the funeral said the incident exposed flaws in the army's intelligence gathering techniques...

Mountaineer given jewels he found on French glacier 50 yea...

Mont Blanc in the French Alps. The precious stones a climber found in a glacier in 2013 were likely to have come from a 1966 plane cr...

Kirin seeks arbitration to end venture with Myanmar milita...

Kirin hopes to keep operating in Myanmar after dissolving its joint venture with the Myanmar military. (Source photo by AP and Reuter...

Pakistan to award man who tried to save Sri Lankan from mo...

Adnan Malik is being hailed for trying to save his fellow worker Priyantha Diyawadana from the mob in Sialkot city of northern Pakist...

Indian villagers set fire to army vehicles after troops mi...

India’s Nagaland as seen from the Myanmar border. File photo: AFP Angry villagers burned army vehicles in protest after more...

Chinese company ousted from North Lanka by India lands con...

Maldives and China’s Sino Soar Hybrid Technology sign agreement. Colombo: Sino Soar, the Chinese company that had won an ADB...

Five dead after Myanmar security forces ram car into Yango...

An injured protester lies on a stretcher after Yangon protest. Photo: AFP Five people were killed and at least 15 arrested after M...

Sri Lanka offers incentive for remittances as it struggles...

The incentive will be paid when the funds are remitted through Licensed Banks and other internationally accepted formal channels an...

West condemns Taliban over ‘summary killings’ of ex-soldie...

The US has led a group of western nations and allies in condemnation of the Taliban over the “summary killings” of former m...

About half of Myanmar's population may sink into poverty i...

The World Bank, which before the coup projected economic growth in Myanmar despite Covid-19, now forecasts the economy to contract by...

Dhaka-Delhi ties 'vital for greater regional stability'

State minister for foreign affairs M Shahriar AlamUNB file photo Bilateral issues with India need to be resolved a...

How a private collector saved Afghanistan’s Expo 2020 pavi...

Afghanistan pavilion fate was hanging in the balance after the Taliban takeover of the country in August [Faras Ghani/Al Jazeera]...

Myanmar junta court postpones verdict in Suu Kyi incitemen...

Ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi faces trials on a series of charges, including incitement, violating coronavirus restrictions, and cor...

Two minority members added to Sri Lanka’s Heritage Task Fo...

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. File   | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement In a gazette order issued on Mon...

Admiral Hari Kumar takes over as Navy chief, all eyes on h...

Admiral R. Hari Kumar, a gunner specialist and an advocate of integrated theatre commands, Tuesday took over as the 25th Chief of the N...

240 South Africa returnees could not be traced: Health min...

Some 240 people, who returned to Bangladesh from South Africa recently, could not be traced, said Health Minister Zahid Maleque. "In t...

Why Pakistan's in & Bangladesh out of Biden’s democracy su...

Bangladesh is out, Pakistan is in. Singapore is out, Democratic Republic of Congo is in. Turkey is out, Iraq is in. As t...

Sri Lankan minister praises Yehali Tashiya in ISPR’s Sinf-...

Minister for Sports and Youth Sri Lanka, Namal Rajapaksa, appreciates Sri Lankan artist, Yehali Tashiya in series, Sinf-e-Aahan. Yehal...

Sri Lankan troops break up Tamil remembrance of civil war...

Sri Lanka's separatist war killed more than 100,000 people, according to the UN estimates [File: Eranga Jayawardena/AP] Armed troo...

Taliban asks EU for help with Afghanistan's airports

Chief spokesman for the Taliban Zabihullah Mujahid speaks during a gathering in which Afghan Hazara elders pledged their supp...

Indian, Lankan and Maldivian navies conduct exercise

The exercises are aimed at streamlining Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and enhanced interoperability amongst the three navies...