Colombo: Police in Sri Lanka have arrested a former top female Tamil Tigers leader who headed a naval unit of the rebels, officials said on Tuesday.
Police spokesman Ajith Rohana
Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said it is imperative that the leadership in Pakistan and India should rise to the expectations of their people and the two nations need to
Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday recommended conferring gallantry awards posthumously on those killed in the Peshawar carnage to pay homage to the 150 departed souls
Dhaka: The FBI will help Bangladesh probe the brutal killing of a prominent American blogger-writer and critic of religious extremism by suspected Islamist militants.
Dhaka: Former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia appealed to a court on Tuesday for withdrawal of the arrest warrant issued against her in two graft cases.
The Bangladesh National
Islamabad: Pakistani authorities have suspended two health officials after $3.7 million worth of vaccines donated by UNICEF to protect children from deadly diseases were wasted, officials said
Islamabad: Police in Pakistan on Tuesday were engaged in a scuffle with blind protesters thwarting their attempt to enter the Punjab Assembly session to record their protest against being
Peshawar: Pakistan authorities have arrested hundreds of parents who refuse to vaccinate their children against polio, officials said Tuesday, as community opposition and Taliban threats
Kabul: Afghan security forces on Tuesday launched a major operation in Zabul province to rescue 30 abducted bus passengers.
"The operation involving units of national army, police and
Islamabad: A Pakistani newspaper on Tuesday said it won't be possible to expect an immediate thaw in relations with India.
"A good start would be reaching agreement on the softer but
Dhaka: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his eagerness to visit Bangladesh soon in a letter which was on Monday handed over to his counterpart Sheikh Hasina by visiting Foreign
London: British police on Monday charged 10 men, mostly of Pakistan and Afghan origins, with sexual exploitation of girls as young as 13 in the northern England town of Rochdale.
Islamabad: A Pakistani court on Monday barred the government from booking Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind, in any other case without its permission after his counsel
Islamabad: The nearly 11 per cent hike in India's military budget will create a "new edge of tension" in Indo-Pak ties against the backdrop of New Delhi's "increasingly belligerent stance" and
Islamabad: Pakistan has wasted $3.7 million worth of vaccines donated to protect children from deadly diseases because officials failed to store them properly, a senior health official told
Colombo: Sri Lanka`s main Tamil political party on Monday said it will seek to discuss devolution of powers to the provinces when it meets Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Sri Lanka.
Islamabad: The Indian military remains the principal threat to Pakistan`s security and the Pakistani security establishment is right to closely track Indian defence spending, a leading
Islamabad: Police in northwest Pakistan have arrested more than 450 parents for refusing to vaccinate their children against polio, officials said on Monday.
Riaz Khan Mehsud, deputy
Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday sent notice to the federal and district magistrates seeking their replies on the detention order of Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, an alleged
Kabul: The Afghan army is waging its largest-ever solo offensive against the Taliban, hoping to strike a decisive blow ahead of the spring fighting season and prove it can rout the insurgents
Islamabad: Twin explosions caused by gas leakage killed a woman and her two children in Pakistan on Monday morning, police said.
Three children from the same family were injured in the
Dhaka: At least four people were burnt after firebombs were thrown on a bus in Dhaka, Bangladesh, a media report said on Monday.
Local channel `Ekattor TV` reporter Arefin Shakil was
Dhaka: Bangladesh`s elite security force said they had arrested an Islamist Monday over last week`s murder of the atheist American blogger Avijit Roy, accusing him of being behind earlier death
Dhaka: A Bangladesh court has issued a search warrant against former prime minister Khaleda Zia`s Dhaka office after reports that she could be hiding fugitives and explosives there, media
Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has said that he deliberately avoided having Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) with India on the agenda during his recent
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