Dhaka: Bangladesh`s main opposition leader Khaleda Zia went on trial Monday charged with embezzling $650,000 in two graft cases that could see her jailed for life if found guilty.
Kabul: The United States has welcomed a power-sharing deal that saw former finance minister Ashraf Ghani declared Afghanistan`s next president, and said it hopes a crucial security agreement
Islamabad: Three policemen and a teenage boy were killed today when unknown gunmen opened fire at them in Pakistan's troubled northwestern Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.
Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will attend the United Nations General Assembly in New York and address its annual session on Friday.
State-run Associated Press
Kabul: At least 51 Taliban militants have been killed in fresh military operations across Afghanistan since Saturday, the country`s interior ministry said Sunday.
Rawalpindi: Pakistan has promoted Lieutenant General Rizwan Akhtar as the next chief of Director General Inter Service Intelligence (ISI).
Considered close to Chief of Army Staff (
Sydney: Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Monday warned Australians fighting with extremist groups in the Middle East they face lengthy jail terms if they return home.
Kabul: A power-sharing deal signed by presidential rivals Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah ended the months-long dispute in Afghanistan, paving the way for a National Unity Government that
Islamabad: Pakistan is developing sea-based missiles and expanding its interest in tactical nuclear warheads to give it a "second-strike" capability if a catastrophic nuclear attack destroyed
Kathmandu: Nepal's last king Gyanendra Shah was admitted to a hospital here following a "mild" heart attack and is recovering well after an angioplasty was performed on him, his doctor said on
Islamabad: A district leader of Pakistan's religious party Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) was killed today after his car was attacked by unidentified gunmen in the restive Khyber-Pakhtunhwa
Islamabad: Two new cases of polio have been reported in Pakistan, taking the number of those affected with the crippling disease this year to 166, a health official said today.
Islamabad: Energy-starved Pakistan relies on a multitude of dams and barrages to prevent Himalayan rivers from flooding and help meet its power needs, but their failure to prevent disaster
Colombo: Sri Lanka`s ruling party saw its popularity significantly eroded in a narrow local election win seen as a bellwether for a snap presidential election, official results showed
Kabul: In a much-awaited end to the impasse of Afghanistan presidential election results, the rival presidential candidates sealed the crucial power-sharing deal with an embrace.
Dhaka: A female worker died and scores of others fell sick after drinking water at their factory in Bangladesh Saturday.
"We have come to know that a female worker died and some 100
Islamabad: At least 15 militants were killed in restive North Waziristan tribal region in Pakistan Saturday, an army statement said.
Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the
Islamabad: The United States has released 14 Pakistani prisoners from its custody at the Bagram prison in Afghanistan, Pakistan's foreign ministry said Saturday.
The freed prisoners
Karachi: A powerful blast hit a residential area in this Pakistani city on Saturday night, injuring at least 12 people including a woman.
The bomb weighing about Five kilograms was
Kabul: The result of Afghanistan's disputed election will be declared tomorrow, officials said today, as last-minute talks between the two rival candidates struggled to nail down a proposed
Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Saturday told two visiting BJP leaders that he deliberately refrained from wishing Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday because he did
Islamabad: At least 15 militants were killed today in airstrikes by Pakistani military in the restive North Waziristan tribal region, where the security forces have launched a major
Islamabad: A senior Pakistani Taliban commander has been killed in a clash with security forces in the lawless North Waziristan tribal region, where a major military campaign against
Islamabad: A Pakistan army aircraft crashed in the southwestern city of Quetta on Saturday injuring two pilots, the military said.
"Two pilots were wounded after their MFI-17 Mushshak
Islamabad: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the 'Gen-Next' politician of Pakistan, has said that his Pakistan People's Party (PPP) would get back entire Kashmir from India.
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