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Pakistan FM accuses previous gov’t of ‘mishandling’ Jadhav...

Pakistan’s foreign minister has blamed the country’s previous government for “mishandling” the case of Kulbhush...

EU Parliament resolution puts spotlight on Sri Lanka’s rig...

A recent resolution adopted by the European Parliament, urging the EU Commission to consider temporary withdrawal of the GSP+ status gi...

China, India, Pakistan expanding nuclear arsenal, says Swe...

China is in the middle of a significant modernisation and expansion of its nuclear weapon inventory, and India and Pakistan also appear...

Elderly Muslim man attacked in Ghaziabad, assailants chop...

An elderly Muslim man was attacked in Loni, in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad district, on June 5 while on his way to offer prayers at...

Pakistan's Gwadar loses luster as Saudis shift $10bn deal...

Cranes tower above a wharf at the port of Gwadar, Pakistan, in October 2017. Until the recent decision by Saudi Arabia, the city was...

Myanmar protesters show support for Rohingya with viral so...

Protesters make the three-finger salute as they take part in a demonstration against the military coup in Yangon on June 13. Photo: A...

Sri Lanka fishing and tourism sectors drown in new crisis

A member of Sri Lanka's military tries to clear Sarakkuwa Beach, north of Colombo, of pellets from a plastic and chemical spill...

Turkey’s troops should leave Afghanistan under 2020 deal:...

Turkey should withdraw its troops from Afghanistan under the 2020 deal for the pullout of foreign forces, a Taliban spokesman has said,...

Two French companies in race to supply 12 million smart ca...

Two French companies are in the race for the contract to supply 12 million smart cards for national identity cards as the government ai...

Australia: New information unveiled on the deadliest alleg...

In what is considered the 'deadliest' alleged atrocity involving Australian Special Forces, unarmed civilians were shot in cold blood t...

Filmmaker in India’s Lakshadweep charged over ‘bioweapon’...

Police in India’s Lakshadweep islands have charged a local filmmaker with sedition after she called the federal territory’s...

Myanmar junta's solar power bid tests post-coup investor s...

Yangon at night: The junta's solar power tender will be a litmus test on investor sentiment. Myanmar's junta has launche...

After months of turmoil and dormancy, PAGD puts up united...

MP and President of National Conference (NC) Farooq Abdullah and PDP chief and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti after a meeting o...

UN warns of ‘mass deaths’ in Myanmar after 100,000 flee fi...

A United Nations rights expert has warned of “mass deaths from starvation, disease and exposure” in eastern Myanmar after &...

Bangladesh’s unplanned relocation of Rohingya refugees to...

In late May, thousands of Rohingya refugees whom Bangladesh authorities had relocated to remote Bhasan Char island broke out of their s...

India dumps China's Li Ning as uniform sponsor for Olympic...

Indian Olympic athletes pose in uniforms from Chinese sportswear maker Li Ning on June 3 in New Delhi. The company was later dropped...

International Red Cross head meets Myanmar junta chief in...

Myanmar junta chief Min Aung Hlaing has allowed Red Cross head Peter Maurer to visit and meet with him. (Source photos by Reuters and...

As chemical cargo ship sinks off Sri Lanka, locals fear th...

For more than a week, the routine on the beach at Pamunugama in Sri Lanka’s Western Province, 20km (12 miles) from the capital, C...

Myanmar jails two journalists for ‘spreading false news’

A court in military-ruled Myanmar has jailed two journalists under a colonial-era law that was recently revised to make spreading &ldqu...

China, Pakistan, Afghanistan Foreign Ministers to hold tal...

China on Thursday will chair a meeting with the Foreign Ministers of Afghanistan and Pakistan, as Beijing looks to step up its engageme...

Palestine miffed with India's abstention at UNHRC vote; FM...

A miffed Palestine has raised its concern with India's abstention at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution that ca...