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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,...

Pakistan to discuss India’s violation of Indus Water Treaty with WB...

Ambassador to the United States Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry has stated Pakistan will discuss India’s violation of the Indus Water Treaty with the president of World...

China expects Pakistan’s active role in SCO

China attached high importance to Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and hoped that Pakistan will be its active member in promoting the Shanghai's spirit that...

Sri Lanka still a divided nation as it marks anniversary of...

Sri Lanka commemorated the ninth anniversary of the end of its civil war as a divided nation, with minority Tamils calling for an international...

Bhutan delegation visits SAARC HQ in Nepal

A 14-member delegation from the Bhutan Broadcasting Service paid a visit to the SAARC Headquarters in Kathmandu, this forenoon. The delegation was led by...

Kashmir shuts down to protest Indian leader Modi’s visit

Separatist leaders called for a shutdown in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a daylong visit to review development...

US’s C-17s resume airdrops in Afghanistan after more than a year

The C-17 Globemaster III has resumed combat airdrops to remote bases in Afghanistan for the first time in roughly a year and a half. One...

World Bank urges Myanmar to address risks as growth picks up

As the economy picks up amid global and domestic uncertainty, the World Bank has urged the government to address emerging risks that could impact...

Sri Lanka warns of Tamil separatist resurgence

Sri Lanka's president Saturday (May 19) warned that Tamil extremists were regrouping abroad to revive their demand to divide the island nation nine years...

India’s Modi inaugurates hydro project in Kashmir, Pakistan protests

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated on Saturday (May 19) a hydroelectric power plant in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, amid protests from...

‘1 LAKH ROHINGYAS TO BE RELOCATED TO BHASANCHAR WITHIN 2 MONTHS’

One lakh Rohingyas, who have taken shelter in Bangladesh amid persecution in Myanmar, will be relocated to Bhasanchar of Hatiya upazila in Noakhali within...

MULTIPLE BLASTS AT NANGARHAR STADIUM LEAVE EIGHT DEAD

At least eight people were killed following three back to back explosions at a stadium in Jalalabad City, in the eastern Nangarhar province, local...

CHINA CALLS FOR CEASEFIRE IN MYANMAR BORDER FIGHTING

China's defence ministry has called on armed groups in northern Myanmar to show restraint and declare an immediate ceasefire after conflicts in the region...