Colombo: Sri Lanka's main opposition candidate today won important backing from a top Buddhist monk campaigning to scrap the executive presidency and return the country to a parliamentary
Kathmandu: Nepal on Sunday said it had made "all arrangements" at Janakpur, Lumbini and Muktinath to accord a "warm welcome" to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, hours after India announced that he
Colombo: Sri Lanka's Catholic church on Sunday asked all political parties to refrain from using the Pope's visit for political gains during the presidential polls in January.
Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will lead a delegation to participate in the 18th SAARC Summit scheduled to be held in Kathmandu this week.
The invitation to attend
Gardez: A suicide bomber killed 45 people at a volleyball match in Afghanistan on Sunday, a provincial official said, as foreign troops withdraw from the country after more than a decade of
Washington: Pakistan has the fastest growing nuclear weapons programme in the world and by 2020 it could have enough fissile material to produce more than 200 nuclear devices, a top
Washington: The US and Europe should work more closely to make Pakistan's nuclear weapons a greater international priority as their proliferation pose a major risk to global security, an
Kabu: Afghanistan's lower house of parliament today approved agreements that will allow about 12,500 NATO-led troops to stay on next year as the national army and police struggle to hold
Kathmandu: Foreign Secretaries from the SAARC countries on Sunday met here in the Nepalese capital to discuss cooperation on a range of issues like combating terrorism, poverty alleviation,
Dhaka: Bangladesh has arrested four members of an outlawed militant group, including the chief of its women`s wing, as well as five suspects in a southern city, police said on Sunday, as
Colombo: Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said he would not be deterred by "conspiracies" hatched by opposition parties, after the No 2 in his Cabinet defected to challenge him in
Dhaka: Bangladesh has arrested four members of an outlawed militant group, including the chief of its women`s wing, police said on Sunday, as authorities intensify a crackdown on militants.
Kathmandu: An Indian national, who was in the most wanted list of Nepal Police, has been killed in an encounter in southern Nepal, police said.
Sahasran Khan of Maharajganj
Lahore: A 35-year-old Christian man, accused of selling drugs, died in police custody under mysterious circumstances in Pakistan's Lahore city while his family has alleged that he was tortured
Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Saturday that a general election would not be held in the country before 2018.
He thus rejected the demands by the opposition
Islamabad: Pakistan's Defence Minister said on Saturday that his country wants Russia to get involved in the peace process in war-torn Afghanistan.
Khawaja Asif told the Dawn
Peshawar: The Pakistani Taliban on Saturday claimed responsibility for an attack on a political party camp in the southern city of Karachi which wounded at least 15 people.
Islamabad: Pakistan Defence Minister Khawaja Asif Saturday said improvement in ties between Islamabad and Moscow was not at the cost of relations with other countries such as New Delhi and
Kathmandu: The SAARC committee on Saturday decided to dissolve three regional centres, including one in India, and merge four others to end the duplication of work and reduce its budget.
Colombo: Sri Lanka`s ruling party was set for a purge Saturday after a senior minister declared he was challenging President Mahinda Rajapakse in snap elections called for January.
Kathmandu: Officials from SAARC countries today met here to give final touches to the Kathmandu Declaration, marking the beginning of the preceding meetings of the 18th SAARC Summit.
Karachi: Pakistani Foreign Minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri has said that the country does not see any problem with India`s involvement in Afghanistan if Pakistan and India became "friendly
Islamabad: Pakistan plans to buy the fourth generation stealth fighter aircraft from China to boost its defence capability, according to a media report on Saturday.
The matter was
Karachi: The Pakistani Taliban on Saturday claimed responsibility for an attack on a political party camp in the southern city of Karachi which wounded at least 15 people.
Karachi: A small Hindu temple has been vandalized by unidentified men in Pakistan's southern Sindh province, leading to protests by the community members and local political parties.
Day in Pics: 23rd November
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