BREAKING: Peshawar school siege over, dozens dead, mostly children

LIVE UPDATES AND ROLLING COVERAGE BELOW THE ARTICLE PESHAWAR – An army-run school in the north-west Pakistan city of Peshawar was attacked by the Taliban...

Exploitation of Migrant Workers in Malaysia

Nepali workers who were forced to work in Malaysia under dire conditions have returned home after six months. KATHMANDU– Fourteen Nepali migrant workers, who were stranded...

Taliban Attacks Pakistan Airport

Attack on Jinnah International Airport in Karachi claims 36 lives  KARACHI – The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) attacked Jinnah International Airport in Karachi on June 8,...

Christian protesters arrested in New Delhi

Protests have sparked after recent attacks on Christian churches NEW DELHI - Dozens of Christians protesting against the recent attacks on churches have been detained...

Owaisi defends decision to extend legal aid to terror suspects

HYDERABAD - All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi recently caused outrage after he defended his decision to extend legal aid to the five Hyderabad-based...

Nepal government investigating couple’s Everest claim

KATHMANDU - Dinesh and Tarakeshwari Rathod, both police constables in the Pune police force, made news after they claimed to have climbed 29,029 ft....

62 LGBTs to Contest Elections in Nepal

Anshul Sharma, Editor (Asia South)   KATHMANDU — This year’s race for Nepal’s Constituent Assembly has become hotter. In a historic move, 62 LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,...

India Suspended from International Olympics Committee

  The International Olympics Committee (IOC) decided to suspend India over the forthcoming elections. The prime reason for this step was that officials with a...

Death Sentence of Devender Pal Singh Bhullar

1993 Delhi bomb blast convict and Khalistani terrorist has been sentenced to life imprisonment by the Supreme Court after 14 years of being on death...

Bangladesh: Nine militants killed in gun battle with police

DHAKA - Bangladesh police raided a hideout of suspect militants in the country's capital, killing nine militants. The police also seized explosives, revolvers and...