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Former policeman among 3 militants killed in gunfight with Indian troops

A former police officer was among three Islamist militants killed in a gunbattle with Indian troops in the disputed region of Kashmir on Monday, security...

Sri Lanka president acknowledges thousands of war missing are dead

Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has acknowledged for the first time that more than 23,500 people missing for a decade since the end of the country's...

Uber sells meal delivery service in India to competitor

Ride-share giant Uber has sold its meal delivery business in India to Zomato, one of its local competitors, as it steps up efforts to achieve profitability. India is...

Top Pakistani activist says prevented from leaving country

Pakistani authorities refused to let a top human rights lawyer leave the country, citing her "anti-state activities", she told AFP on Monday, in what...

India and Sri Lanka seek closer military ties to counter China

Sri Lanka and India vowed to strengthen military ties and widen maritime links with neighbouring countries to counter growing Chinese influence in the region,...

Bangladesh sentences 10 Islamists to death for 2001 bombing

A Bangladeshi court sentenced 10 Islamic militants to death Monday for the bombing at communist party rally two decades ago that killed five people. In...

Pakistan approves import of 300,000 tonnes of wheat to meet flour shortage

Pakistan on Monday approved the import of 300,000 tonnes of wheat to relieve a flour supply shortage that has created a crisis for the government...

Domingo wants Bangladesh to follow India template in tests

Bangladesh coach Russell Domingo wants the team to follow the example of India to grow after years of stagnation in the long format and...

Bangladesh eyes deal with Malaysia to protect migrant workers from abuse

by Naimul Karim Cutting recruitment fees for Bangladeshi migrants who move to Malaysia for work under a new deal could curb human trafficking, according to officials,...

China-Pakistan bid to raise Kashmir at UN Security Council fails

India on Wednesday slammed Pakistan for again trying to raise the Kashmir issue in the UN Security Council where it failed yet again to...