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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Bangladesh trafficking gang lured girls using TikTok: Police

A total of nine people were arrested in Bangladesh and two others in India's tech hub Bangalore for allegedly being part of the trafficking gang

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Nepal resumes vaccination campaign with China's Sinopharm

President Bidhya Devi Bhandari made calls to the Chinese leader and wrote to the presidents of India, the United States and Britain

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Hospital patient in Pakistan dies after security guard posing as doctor performs surgery

Shameema Begum, aged 80, died on Sunday, two weeks after Muhammad Waheed Butt attempted to treat her back wound at a public hospital in the eastern city of Lahore

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US pullout from Afghanistan half done, but questions remain

As early as this week, the top US commander for the Middle East, Gen Frank McKenzie, will give Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin a range of military options for securing the US embassy in Afghanistan…

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17 killed as passenger van falls into river in Pakistan

The vehicle was heading from Chilas to Rawalpindi when it fell into the Indus River in the Paniba area of Kohistan district, Dawn newspaper reported

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Myanmar junta defends response to crisis amid Southeast Asian criticism

The junta has paid little heed to demands from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to respect a 'consensus' agreed in late April to end violence and hold political talks with its…

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US had constructive discussions with Pak on Afghanistan issue: Sullivan

US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan also said that the peace process would be an important issued in the upcoming NATO meeting next week

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Maldives foreign minister Abdulla Shahid elected next UNGA President

India had backed the candidature of foreign minister Abdulla with the announcement being first made during India's foreign secretary Harsh Shringla's Maldives visit in November…

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Priority is to make Nepal COVID-19 free, says newly appointed health minister

The Health Minister said the government has begun with the preparations on the third wave of coronavirus which is likely to affect children the most

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Several provinces in Pak reopen schools after drop in COVID-19 cases

The National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), the main body monitoring the country's battle against COVID-19, had initially allowed reopening of educational institutions from May 24 in all…

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