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Kamala Harris enters US presidential race for 2020

First-term Democratic senator Kamala Harris of California, a rising party star and outspoken critic of president Donald Trump’s immigration policies, launched her 2020 campaign...

Modi reportedly considering cheap loans, other help for small Indian businesses

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi is considering offering cheap loans and free accidental insurance coverage to millions of small businesses, two government sources with...

Bangladesh arrests Islamist extremist over deadly cafe attack

Bangladesh has arrested a suspected Islamist extremist who supplied weapons and explosives for a 2016 siege that killed 22 hostages, a top police official...

Indian ‘walking god’ religious leader dies aged 111

Tens of thousands of people thronged the streets of an Indian town on Monday (21) to pay their last respects to the 111-year-old head...

Donald Trump urged to meet ‘agent of change’ Imran Khan

Leading US Senator Lindsey Graham vowed on Sunday (20) to urge president Donald Trump to meet Imran Khan to boost Washington’s Afghanistan peace efforts,...

Myanmar ‘too slow’ in allowing Rohingya return: UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday criticized as "too slow" Myanmar's efforts to allow the return of Rohingya Muslim refugees, describing the lack of...

Modi’s pre-election handouts to cost India billions

A series of vote-catching measures planned by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he braces for a difficult general election may cost more than 1...

Supreme Court to rule on Indian players suspended for remarks about women

India's Supreme Court has been asked to decide the future of two international cricketers suspended for their comments about women in a TV show...

China firm completes $1.4bn Sri Lanka land reclamation

A Chinese state-owned company marked on Wednesday the completion of an ambitious land reclamation adjacent to Sri Lanka's capital Colombo, part of Beijing's "Belt and Road"...

DISGRACED INDIAN GURU RAHIM SINGH GETS LIFE FOR KILLING JOURNALIST

A disgraced religious sect leader was sentenced to life imprisonment on Thursday (17) for murdering a journalist who exposed rampant sexual abuses by the...