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Elephants kill 10 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh: UN

Elephants searching for food have trampled 10 Rohingya refugees to death in multiple incidents, the UN said Tuesday, announcing a new

Thousands protest in Kashmir after troops kill six including civilians

Police fired tear gas when thousands defied a curfew in Indian Kashmir and took to the streets Monday in protest at

Indian police say 10 Maoist ‘rebels’ killed in gunfight

At least 10 suspected Maoist rebels and a police officer were killed Friday in a firefight deep in the jungles of

Myanmar defends troop build-up on Bangladesh border near Rohingya camp

Myanmar on Friday defended deploying fresh troops to a border zone with Bangladesh where thousands of Rohingya refugees are camped, blaming

Pakistan aims to revive glory of ancient Mughal city Lahore


Perched on scaffolding, restoration experts chip away at decades of grime and repair broken mosaic tiles in a bid to

Sri Lanka launches probe into war-era disappearances


Sri Lanka has appointed commissioners to a special panel tasked with investigating war-era disappearances, three years after President Maithripala Sirisena

Malaysian businessman hits out after scandal-linked yacht seized


A Malaysian businessman allegedly at the centre of a financial scandal has accused US justice officials of “global overreach” after

India’s economic growth rises to 7.2%

India’s economy grew by 7.2 percent in the third quarter of the financial year, official data showed Wednesday, as the after-effects

Pakistan ban Shahzaib Hasan for year in cricket fixing case

Pakistan Wednesday hit former opener Shahzaib Hasan with a one-year ban and a million rupee ($9,050) fine for a spot-fixing incident

India dumps sari for trousers at Commonwealth Games ceremony

India’s women athletes will for the first time wear trousers and a blazer instead of a traditional sari at the Commonwealth