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...

13-Year-Old Indian Girl Climbs Everest

A 13-year-old Indian girl ascends Everest and becomes the youngest girl to scale it NEW DELHI — Malavath Poorna, a 13-year-old girl from a tribal...

Australian Student Raped in Sri Lanka

  A student from Australian National University (ANU) was raped by a 20-year-old tour guide in the Southern town of Ambalagonda during a study tour....

The Queen of Jaffna Reopens

The ‘Queen of Jaffna’ rail service, linking Jaffna, Sri Lanka’s political capital of the northern province, to the country’s capital, Colombo, has resumed service...

Musharraf Fails to Show Up at Treason Trial for the Third Time Following a...

Sadichchha Pokharel, Editor (Asia: South)   RAWALPINDI– Pakistan’s former leader Pervez Musharraf has suffered a heart problem and has been rushed to the hospital while on his...

Explosion During Friday Prayers in Pakistan

KARACHI - An explosion has been reported outside a mosque in Delhi Colony, Pakistan. According to reports, at least three people were killed and...

Vice President of Afghanistan, Mohammed Fahim Dies

Afghanistan's first Vice President breathes his last breath in the country's capital. KABUL – Afghanistan's first Vice President Mohammed Fahim passed away on Sunday, Afghan...

Nepal two months later

KATHMANDU—Two months after the devastating earthquakes in Nepal, the effects are still clear and plain to see. The horrific earthquake that happened on April...

Nepal and India to Develop Upper Karnali Hydel Project

Indian infrastructure company GMR will develop the Upper Karnali Hydel Project in Nepal, and is a significant investment for Nepal, which will export energy to India. Investment...

No More Political Prisoners by End of the Year: Myanmar President

Anshul Sharma, Editor (Asia: South)   Myanmar President Thein Sein has promised the world that there will be no more political prisoners in the country by the...