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Bangladesh catches Islamist convicted of blogger murder

DHAKA (AFP) – Bangladesh police on Monday (Feb 20) detained an Islamist who had been sentenced to death in his absence

Pakistan ‘kills 100 militants’ after blast in Sufi shrine

Sehwan (Pakistan) (AFP) – Pakistani forces said Friday they

Smith, Marsh tons propel Australia cricket against India A

Steve Smith and Shaun Marsh Friday scored fluent centuries against a faltering Indian bowling attack on day one of the three-day

Big fat Indian weddings in crosshairs of thrifty MP


Extravagant Indian weddings in palaces featuring elephants, foreign dance troupes and seven-course meals could become a thing of the past

Google internet balloon plan snagged in Sri Lanka: minister


Google’s venture to beam the internet to remote areas of the world via balloon has hit a legal snag in

Jailed leader’s ally assumes power in southern India state


An ally of disgraced Indian politician VK Sasikala was Thursday sworn in as the next leader of Tamil Nadu state,

Pakistan vow to host PSL final despite Lahore blast


Pakistani cricket officials have vowed to stage the final of their Twenty20 league in Lahore next month, despite a powerful

India puts record 104 satellites into orbit

India successfully put a record 104 satellites from a single rocket into orbit on Wednesday in the latest triumph for its

Fourth suicide bomber strikes Pakistan in one day

Four suicide bombers struck Pakistan in one day Wednesday, killing six people and unnerving citizens whose growing sense of security has

India to launch 104 satellites in record mission

India hopes to make history by launching a record 104 satellites from a single rocket Wednesday as its famously frugal space