Dhaka: Bangladesh's special tribunal on Monday sentenced to death ruling Awami League's expelled leader Mobarak Hossain for committing crimes against humanity during the 1971 independence war
Colombo: The Sri Lankan government claimed Monday that there was a foreign hand behind the split in the ruling party.
"Former health minister and Sri Lanka Freedom Party general
Kabul: Scores of people wounded in a horrific suicide attack at a volleyball game in eastern Afghanistan were flown to hospital in Kabul, officials said Monday, as families mourned 50 killed in
Dhaka: Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia on Monday lost her latest attempt to halt trials on graft charges which could see her jailed for life if found guilty, her lawyer said.
Kathmandu: Rescuers pulled 44 more bodies from a fast-flowing river in western Nepal where a bus crashed last week, hiking the death toll to 47, police said on Monday.
Karachi: A leader of the Awami National Party (ANP), Ziauddin was gunned down Sunday by unknown assailants in Orangi Town in the Pakistani city of Karachi, media reported.
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.
Day in Pics: 24th November
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