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Pentagon accuses Russia to avoid criticism over Afghanistan campaign: Analyst

A Pentagon representative has claimed that Russia is not doing enough to address the radicalization of terrorists. Earlier, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Oleg Syromolotov...

Bangabandhu-I reaches orbital position

Bangladesh's first geostationary communication satellite Bangabandhu-I (BS-I) has reached the desired location (orbital slot) 10 days after of its launch from Florida. "Our satellite has...

Indian court jails former diplomat for passing on secrets to Pakistan

An Indian diplomat convicted on charges of passing state secrets to Pakistan’s intelligence services has been jailed for three years, her lawyer said on...

Taleban warn Kabul residents to ‘keep away’ ahead of attacks

The Taleban warned Kabul residents on Monday (May 21) to avoid "military centres" in the heavily fortified city, saying they are planning more attacks...

GNH: Bhutan’s way of measuring Happiness

At a world bank forum held in February 2002 in Kathmandu, Nepal, the representative of Bhutan, a himalayan buddhist kingdom the size of Switzerland...

The Maldives Elections Commission on Monday announced that anyone convicted of a criminal offence could not legally contest in a political party's presidential primary,...

June 19 proposed for PM Oli’s China visit

Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is likely to embark on a five-day state visit to China beginning June 19—his second foreign visit since...

Myanmar urges Bangladesh to begin repatriation of 2223 refugees soon

Myanmar urged Bangladesh to repatriate as soon as possible 2223 refugees who have been approved out of the more than 8000 names submitted for...

Sri Lanka warns of looming foreign debt crisis

Sri Lanka is headed for a debt crisis, the finance ministry warned Sunday, blaming a series of costly projects commissioned by the previous government...

Why Russia still matters so much to India

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in the Russian city of Sochi for an informal summit with President Vladimir Putin, we analyse the significance...

Talk to Taliban or fight endless Afghan war, Russia tells US

Russia said the US will have to drop its opposition to negotiating directly with the Taliban on the eventual pullout of American troops from...

8 MORE KILLED EARLY MONDAY AS ‘GUNFIGHTS’ CONTINUE

As ‘gunfights’ between the law enforcers and alleged criminals reportedly increased in recent days, eight more people were killed early hours of Monday. According to...

SRI LANKA WARNS OF TAMIL SEPARATIST RESURGENCE ABROAD

Sri Lanka's President has warned that Tamil extremists were regrouping abroad to revive their demand to divide the island nation nine years after the...

MODI FACES REVIVED OPPOSITION AFTER KARNATAKA SETBACK

Indian opposition parties have joined forces to snatch power from the country's ruling party in a big southern state, laying the stage for other...

MYANMAR ORDERS REFUGEES TO LEAVE TENSE BORDER ZONE

Myanmar security forces have resumed loudspeaker broadcasts near its border with Bangladesh ordering Rohingya Muslims to immediately leave a strip of no-man's land between...

Chinese military official visits Field Commands of Pakistan Navy

Islamabad, 20 May 18:​Vice Chairman of Chinese Central Military Commission, General Zhang Youxia was on an official visit to Pakistan. During the visit, General...

6 policemen killed after Naxalite rebels trigger blast in central India

At least six policemen were killed and one was wounded on Sunday (May 20) after Naxals triggered an improvised explosive device (IED) blast, targeting...

Afghan government under pressure as Taliban threaten new district

Taliban fighters closed in on another district in Afghanistan on Sunday as officials sought to reassure an increasingly angry public that security would improve. On...

India’s field office ‘to close’

May 20, 2018-Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the field office of the Indian Embassy in Biratnagar will be removed in the...

Bangladesh kills 13 drug dealers in major crackdown

Bangladesh police have shot dead 13 drug traffickers and arrested thousands in an aggressive campaign against the surging trade in methamphetamines and other narcotics,...