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Oxford college drops Aung San Suu Kyi from common room’s name

Undergraduates at the Oxford college where Aung San Suu Kyi studied have voted to remove the Myanmar leader’s name from the title of their...

India, Russia kick-start their first Joint Military War Games

India and Russia on Friday kick-started 10-day military exercises engaging their armies, navies and air forces for the first time, said the Defence Ministry....

Jordanian Queen to visit Bangladesh Oct 23 to see Rohingya situation

Jordanian Queen Rania Al Abdullah will visit Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar on October 23 to see for herself the Rohingya situation on the ground. Queen Rania...

Taliban reps, Afghan politicians to meet in Dubai

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be hosting a two-day meeting between Afghan politicians and Taliban representatives next month, an official said. Organized by the...

IPU concerns over human rights violations against Maldives lawmakers

The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has expressed concern over human rights violation against opposition lawmakers in the Maldives. In a press statement Wednesday (October 18), the...

Kashmir needs political initiative, says State Police Chief

At least 160 militants have been killed in J&K Police’s latest security campaign this year but Kashmir needs a “political initiative” and the central...

Over 100 Afghan security force members killed in 3 Taliban attacks

In the past three days, three deadly attacks carried out by the Taliban against Afghan security forces - in Paktia, Ghazni and Kandahar provinces...

Pakistan, US have developed understanding: Pak FO

Pakistan and the United States have developed a better understanding and their cooperation is increasing as a result of recent ‘positive developments’, according to...

India, Pakistan are both important to U.S. policy, says Tillerson

India and the U.S. are “two bookends of stability — on either side of the globe” and the “emerging Delhi-Washington strategic partnership” has the...

Pakistan and Sri Lanka agree to expand Free Trade Agreement

The fifth round of Foreign Secretaries level bilateral political consultations between Pakistan and Sri Lanka held in Colombo 17th October, have agreed that Joint...

Lahore High Court orders release of Hafiz Saeed

A review board of the Lahore High Court on Thursday (October 19) ordered the Punjab government to free Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed and...

U.S. Lawmakers urge Trump to craft targeted sanctions on Myanmar military

More than 40 lawmakers urged the Trump administration on Wednesday to reimpose U.S. travel bans on Myanmar’s military leaders and prepare targeted sanctions against...

2.5 million people die every year of pollution in India, highest...

As many as 2.5 million people die because of pollution in the country every year, a figure which is highest in the world, according...

Bangladesh to sign MoU for LNG import from three countries

The government of Bangladesh has launched a process to sign Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with Oman, Indonesia and Malaysia to import Liquefied Natural Gas...

Afghanistan to figure at Russia-NATO talks

The Afghanistan conflict will be on the agenda at next week’s meeting between representatives from Russia and NATO, a media report says. The meeting would...

Bangladesh set to sign 15-year gasoil import deal with India

Bangladesh Petroleum Corp (BPC) is set to sign a 15-year deal with Indian oil refiner Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) to import gasoil to...

3-ft-tall JeM militant in J&K new security headache for Indian Army

A 47-year old militant, who is only three feet tall, is reported to be behind the recent attacks by the Jaish-e-Mohammed in Kashmir. According...

Nearly 400,000 people under poverty line in Nepal

Nearly 400,000 people are reeling under the poverty line across 25 districts in Nepal, according to a report unveiled by the Ministry of Cooperatives...

Myanmar army killed at least hundreds of Rohingya: Amnesty

Myanmar security forces killed hundreds of men, women and children during a systematic campaign to expel Rohingya Muslims, Amnesty International said in a new...

India can help US to keep an eye on Pakistan: Nikki...

India can help the US keep an eye on Pakistan as President Donald Trump has "taken tougher approach to Islamabad harbouring terrorists", US ambassador...

US expects Pakistani govt’s ‘decisive action’ against militants: Tillerson

  Secretary of State Rex Tillerson today said the US expects Pakistan to take decisive action against terrorists and such a move will improve Islamabad's...