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Imran Khan fears conflict risk while India in election mode

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said he feared another security incident with India, after the two nuclear-armed countries engaged in a dangerous escalation that...

India seizes cash, drugs and booze worth $70mn in pre-vote crackdown

Indian authorities have seized more than $70 million worth of cash, booze and illegal drugs under special laws designed to curb vote buying during...

Sri Lanka arrests ex-cbank deputy governor; four other over alleged bond scam

Sri Lankan police on Monday arrested a former central bank deputy governor and four board members of primary dealer Perpetual Treasuries Ltd for their...

Pakistan’s former PM Sharif gets bail on medical grounds

Pakistan's Supreme Court agreed on Tuesday to release jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on bail for six weeks to receive medical treatment but...

Bangladesh says no hurry to relocate Rohingya, in talks with UN bodies

Bangladesh is not in a hurry to relocate Rohingya refugees to a Bay of Bengal island, a minister told Reuters on Monday, after the...

Rahul Gandhi vows basic income for millions of India’s poorest if PM

Opposition leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday vowed a "final assault on poverty" in India if elected prime minister in May, promising a minimum income...

India, Pakistan spar over alleged religious conversion of Hindu girls

India and Pakistan are quarrelling over reports of an alleged kidnapping and religious conversion of two Hindu girls in mostly Muslim Pakistan last week. The...

Sri Lanka opens work on $3.85bn refinery near strategic port

Sri Lanka began construction Sunday of a nearly $4 billion oil refinery it hopes will revive foreign interest in its shipping facilities after Beijing's...

India’s Jet grounds seven more planes amid shutdown fears

India's debt-laden Jet Airways has grounded seven more planes after failing to pay for its aircraft leases, heaping pressure on its founder as a...

Pakistan call for peace with India as it shows off its military might

Pakistan wants peace with India and they should focus on health and education, the Pakistani president said on Saturday during a parade to show...