I can assure that our government will work for all: Bangladesh PM Hasina

PM Hasina was addressing a grand rally organised by her Awami League to celebrate its comprehensive victory in the general election last month.

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Outcry in Pakistan as couple, teenage daughter killed in police 'encounter'

Pak PM Imran Khan has called for a transparent and detailed inquiry into the incident to uncover the facts.

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Rohingya insurgents attack police in western Myanmar, six wounded

Rakhine has been roiled by violence for weeks since fighting broke out between security forces and another armed group, the Arakan Army (AA).

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Parliament to decide on extension to military courts: Pakistan Army

The military courts were first set up in January 2015 for two years for speedy trial of militants after the 2014 Peshawar school attack that killed nearly 150 schoolchildren.

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New Constitution won't change unitary nature of Sri Lanka: Wickremesinghe

Addressing a gathering at Galle town, he said, "The United National Party (UNP) would not agree to abandoning the unitary state (of Sri Lanka)." 

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4 terrorists killed in encounter in Pakistan

The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) of the Punjab Police said that it was an 'intelligence-based operation' conducted against IS in the Sahiwal district, some 200kms from Lahore.

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Former Afghan warlord Hekmatyar enters presidential race

Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, whose fighters killed thousands in Kabul during the bloody civil war of the 1990s, has remained a divisive figure since his return from exile in 2016.

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Afghan interior minister resigns to run for vice-presidency: Report

Under Afghanistan's electoral system, all members of government except the president and vice president must step down in order to run for office.

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Won't hold any meeting with American envoy in Islamabad: Afghan Taliban reject peace talks with US

Senior Taliban leaders said that regional powers including Pakistan had approached them and wanted them to meet the US delegation in Islamabad and also include the Afghan government in the peace…

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Pelosi cancels Afghanistan trip, cites security risk

US President Donald Trump had Friday denied Pelosi's 'excursion' to Brussels and war-torn Afghanistan, a tit-for-tat retaliation for her suggesting him to reschedule his annual State of the Union…

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Our debt crisis is problem of financial management, seeking help from RBI: Sri Lankan envoy to WION

Fernando spoke to WION political correspondent Siddhant Sibbal on a host of issues such as debt crisis and India's help to the island nation. 

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Nawaz Sharif not completely well, says special medical board

The medical board had thoroughly examined Sharif and had his necessary tests done on Wednesday at the jail, where he is serving a seven years jail sentence in a corruption case.

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Activists decry Sri Lankan president's praise for Duterte's drugs war

Despite international condemnation of a crackdown that has killed thousands of Filipinos, visiting Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena told Duterte that he wanted to 'follow your footsteps…

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Bangladesh scraps 15-year Liquefied Natural Gas supply deal with Swiss trader

Bangladesh and AOT agreed on a deal in February 2018 for the supply of 1.25 million tonnes per year (mtpa ) for 15 years but it was not signed.

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Women's bicycle rally in Pakistan postponed after protest threat by religious parties

Zama Jawandoon, an organisation working for women's rights, had organised the 'peace rally' that was scheduled to begin from Peshawar's Hayatabad neighbourhood on Saturday, the Dawn reported.

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