Coronavirus outbreak exposes leadership crisis in Pakistan

Use faith to fight the virus. That's what the Pakistani PM is telling his people.

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Myanmar journalist hit with terrorism charges over insurgents

The charges -- which cover violations including allowing terrorist groups to spread fear, gather or hide -- were filed by Special Branch, Myanmar's intelligence arm.

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Two dead due to coronavirus in Sri Lanka; infected cases rise

Sri Lanka has banned incoming flights into the country but allowed charter flights from various countries to take back their citizens

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Coronavirus cases surge in Pakistan as Imran addresses the nation

The death toll due to the virus climbed to 23 in Pakistan with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa reporting 29 new cases taking the number of those infected in the area to 221

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How religious gatherings becoming potential COVID-19 hotspots in Asia 

Worshippers slept in packed tents outside the golden-domed mosque, waking before dawn to kneel on rows of prayer mats laid out in its cavernous central hall. But unknown to the guests, the…

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Maldives Parliament goes virtual as social distancing becomes norm to fight coronavirus 

The actual sessions will start from Monday and will continue till health emergency is lifted.

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COVID-19: China sends special plane to Pakistan with doctors and relief aid

The flight will land at Islamabad International Airport today.

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Pakistan losing precious time to act decisively on COVID-19 outbreak

COVID-19 positive cases continue to surge across Pakistan

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Aircraft skids off runway while landing in Nepalgunj, no casualties reported

The aircraft was sent to Nepalgunj to collect swab sample of suspected COVID-19 infected people from Banke District

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First local citizen tests positive for COVID-19 in Maldives

The country is currently under a state of public health emergency

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Nepal registers fourth case of COVID-19

In the third case that was reported this month, the patient had a travel history from Sharjah in the UAE

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Pakistan opens borders with China to receive medical equipment as virus cases cross 1,200

China on Thursday asked Pakistan to open the border between the two countries for one day on Friday so that medical supplies to fight coronavirus pandemic could be transported into the country.…

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Pakistan in dilemma over Friday prayers amid coronavirus oubtreak threat

Pakistan's religious gatherings have been a major source of local spread of the coronavirus, so much so that it has also been exported to Palestine and Malaysia from Pakistan. 

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COVID-19: PoK and Gilgit Baltistan asks for travel ban from Pakistan

Sources reveal that hundreds of people got stuck at Kohala border of PoK and Punjab on Thursday after the restrictions imposed by the local authorities.

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Nepal: Hundreds of trekkers stranded on mountain trails after coronavirus lockdown

Nepal's government announced earlier this month the spring climbing season for all the Himalayan peaks in the country, including the world's highest Mount Everest, would be canceled due to…

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