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Bangladesh: climate change pioneer

Photo: Pavel Rahman/AP Climate change is a theoretical problem to many, but not in Bangladesh. A single degree rise in tempera...

A rush to farm organically has plunged Sri Lanka’s economy...

Staring glumly at his paddy field in the depths of rural Sri Lanka, B. R. Weeraratne sighs. The regular incursions of greedy eleph...

How RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat dusted off a 6-year-old docume...

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat at the organisation's headquarters in Nagpur | Twitter/@RSSorg Why did Mohan Bhagwat, the Rashtriya Swayam...

Afghanistan: Russia draws red lines for US

Uzbekistan Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov (left) escorted by Acting Taliban Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi (R) and Deput...

Narendra Modi falls victim to India's never-ending image p...

Joe Biden meets with Narendra Modi at the White House on Sept. 24: Biden's lukewarm disposition toward Modi shows that Washington and...

Afghan embassies don’t recognise the Taliban

The taliban prevent girls from going to secondary school in Afghanistan. Yet the country’s ambassador to America is a woman....

Mapping Afghanistan’s untapped natural resources

Deep beneath the ground in one of the world’s poorest countries sits at least $1 trillion of untapped mineral resources, accordin...

Pakistan enlists Afghan Taliban to rein in group accused o...

Pakistani rescuers attend to people injured in a suspected suicide bomb attack on a bus carrying Chinese engineers to the Dasu Dam in...

Why a shift in militants’ strategy could shine a positive...

A paradigm shift in jihadist thinking suggests that the US invasion of Afghanistan may prove to have achieved more than many counterter...

Assam govt evicts over 800 families from village populated...

The Assam government carried out a massive eviction drive in a village on a sandbar in the Darrang district on Monday, September 20, le...

Myanmar’s shadow government plans US$300 million vaccinati...

Students wearing masks and face shields leave after attending the first day of school in Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: AFP With only six...

‘Outsider narrative’: Muslims in India’s Bihar fear Assam...

Annual monsoon floods in Amour, Purnea district in Bihar state's Seemanchal region [Tanzil Asif/Al Jazeera] On August 29, a public...

Why Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in India attempted mass suic...

The Sri Lankan Tamil detainees who tried to take their own lives at an Indian refugee camp [J Jayabathuri/Al Jazeera] Last month,...

What is Havana syndrome, mysterious illness that struck CI...

An aerial view of the CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia. | Photo: Commons A member of US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Dir...

UK data breach puts hundreds of Afghan interpreters ‘at ri...

The UK has acknowledged it left behind hundreds of Afghans eligible for relocation amid rushed mass evacuation efforts following the...

Birthday gala to refurbish 'Brand Modi'

The birthday celebrations of Prime Minister Narendra Modi have metamorphosed into a three-week project of “Service and...

Bank account details summoned to scare journalists

In the backdrop of the failure of political powers to prevent the steady erosion of democracy, when it has become near impossible for f...

Pakistan: Politics of intolerance

Just when the PTI government seemed comfortably ensconced in power it gratuitously opened new political fronts. Perhaps the ruling part...

Indian farmers remain defiant, a year after ‘black laws’ p...

Bapu Nishtar Singh, 85, has been a part of the farmers' protest at Singhu border outside New Delhi for nine months now [Bilal Kuchay/...

Putin and Imran Khan: Speaking with one voice on Afghanist...

Russian President, Putin, and Pakistan’s PM Imran Khan surprised the world when they spoke with one voice on Afghanistan during...

What Iran’s membership of Shanghai Cooperation Organisatio...

Iranian President Raisi at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Dushanbe, Tajikistan [Didor Sadulloev/Reuters] Ir...