Nepal’s opposition party leader threatens to kill Prime Minister Oli

A provincial leader from Bagmati Province in a meeting alleged that Prime Minister is compromising with every aspect of governance and therefore an "assailant like Nathuram Godse" is necessary to…

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Pakistan announces budget of $54 billion for next fiscal year

Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin's presentation to the National Assembly drew jeers from opposition lawmakers, who thumped their desks and chanted "Imran Khan is a thief", a reference to the Prime…

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UN rights commissioner warns of escalating Myanmar violence

Myanmar has been in turmoil since a February 1 coup ousted Aung San Suu Kyi's elected government, unleashing daily protests and strikes that have paralysed the economy

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Turkey should pull troops from Afghanistan under 2020 accord: Taliban

The development raises serious questions for the United States, other countries and international organizations with missions in Kabul

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At least 20 Muslim pilgrims die in Pakistan bus crash

“We have received 20 bodies and over 40 injured in Khuzdar district hospital,” Dr Manzoor Zahir told Reuters, adding that the condition of at least 10 of the injured was serious and the death toll…

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Islamic scholars from Afghanistan and Pakistan sign peace declaration in Mecca

The signing took place on Thursday at the conclusion of the Islamic conference that was held near the Grand Mosque in Mecca.
 

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Pakistan cleric arrested for threatening Malala over her views on marriage

Lakki Marwat District Police Office confirmed that the arrest had taken place on Wednesday, adding that the cleric, Mufti Sardar Ali Haqqani, was arrested after an FIR was registered against him…

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Sri Lanka launches investigation into possible oil slick off sinking ship

The container ship went underwater after burning for 13 days. Experts in the field have warned that it would be a huge maritime environmental disaster if oil leaks from the container ship

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Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli to expand his cabinet for the second time

The decision comes after the Supreme Court on Tuesday issued an order seeking a written response from the government within 15 days, on its decision to reshuffle the cabinet.

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Pakistan stands with Nepal to fight COVID-19 pandemic, says Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi

According to the statement issued by Pakistan Foreign Affairs, the entire spectrum of bilateral relations was discussed during the meeting.

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Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi hit with fresh corruption charges

The Myanmar junta has hit deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi with corruption charges over claims she accepted illegal payments of gold and more than half a…

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Military plane crashes near Myanmar's Mandalay, killing 12

The plane was carrying six military personnel and also monks who were due to attend a ceremony at a Buddhist monastery, other media reports said.

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Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on mine-clearing workers in Afghanistan: Monitoring group

Baghlan has seen fierce fighting in recent months, with near-daily battles between the Taliban and government forces in several districts

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UN rapporteur warns of 'mass deaths' from starvation in Myanmar

Locals have accused the military of firing artillery shells that have landed near villages and the UN estimates around 100,000 people have been displaced

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Attack in Afghanistan kills 10 from charity that clears land mines

Tariq Arian, a spokesperson for the Interior Ministry, blamed the Taliban for the attack, which occurred late Tuesday at a demining camp in the northeastern province of Baghlan and targeted…

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