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Firebrand Sri Lanka monk jailed for intimidation


A firebrand Buddhist monk was sentenced to six months in jail by a Sri Lankan court Thursday for intimidating a

History-making Afghanistan hit back after Dhawan ton in debut Test


Afghanistan clawed their way back after India’s Shikhar Dhawan hit a blazing century on Thursday as the minnows capped their

Delhi reels as summer haze catches Indian capital off guard


Air pollution soared in New Delhi on Thursday to hazardous levels rarely seen outside winter as sand blown from deserts

Eid exodus: Asia’s Muslims on the move for end of Ramadan

Millions of Asia’s Muslims were on the move Wednesday as they headed for home towns to celebrate with relatives the Eid

Pakistan says group linked to Mumbai attacks can’t contest election

A Pakistani group linked to the deadly 2008 Mumbai terror attacks was denied permission Wednesday to register as a political party

India’s Gandhi vows to fight powerful Hindu group in court

India’s opposition leader Rahul Gandhi pleaded not guilty Tuesday to defaming a powerful Hindu supremacist group closely linked to

Landslides kill 12 as monsoon batters Rohingya refugees

Landslides triggered by monsoon rains killed at least 12 people Tuesday in Bangladesh near camps housing one million Rohingya refugees, officials

India seeks warrant for fugitive celebrity jeweller

India has requested an international arrest warrant for fugitive billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi, federal police said Monday hours after reports claimed

Landslide kills Rohingya boy as monsoon hits refugee camps

A landslide triggered by heavy rain killed a three-year-old Rohingya refugee in Bangladesh, police said Monday, the first casualty of the

Embattled Air India seeks ‘urgent’ loan

Air India has announced it is seeking an urgent multi-million-dollar loan to maintain day-to-day operations, highlighting the wretched financial predicament of