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As lightning strikes surge, Bangladesh plants a defence

Along the rutted village roads of this sub-district in central Bangladesh, one plant stands out: young palm trees. Hundreds have been planted since 2017 in an...

Gambia files Rohingya genocide case against Myanmar at World Court – justice minister

Gambia has filed a case at the United Nations' top court accusing Myanmar of committing genocide against its Rohingya Muslim minority, Gambian Justice Minister...

A dozen dead, fishermen missing after cyclone Bulbul lashes Bangladesh

At least 12 people were killed and five fishermen are missing in Bangladesh after cyclone Bulbul lashed coastal areas this weekend, government officials said...

India, Pakistan contacts at ‘zero’ despite border cooperation

Contacts between India and Pakistan are "zero", Pakistan's foreign minister said, even as a border crossing opened on Saturday for Indian pilgrims to visit a Sikh temple...

Bangladesh evacuates 100,000 as Cyclone Bulbul approaches

Bangladesh authorities have evacuated around 100,000 people from the country's low-lying coastal villages and islands with Cyclone Bulbul set to slam into the country later...

Pakistan to let ex-PM Sharif go abroad for medical treatment -foreign min

Pakistan will allow Nawaz Sharif to leave the country for medical treatment in the United Kingdom, its foreign minister said on Thursday, though he warned...

Indian court gives disputed religious site to Hindus in landmark ruling

India's Supreme Court on Saturday awarded a bitterly disputed religious site to Hindus, dealing a defeat to Muslims who also claim the land that...

Cyclone Bulbul may hit Bangladesh coast tomorrow

Cyclone Bulbul is likely to hit Bangladesh coasts on Saturday. The rainfall has already begun in the coastal districts from Friday morning. The district administrations...

India tightens security ahead of verdict on contested religious site

India's top court is set to deliver a ruling on Saturday on a disputed religious site that has been fiercely contested by majority Hindus...

Heat is on to bring cooling to 1 billion people without it

Access to cooling technologies is crucial for reasons far beyond just staying comfortable on a hot day. As global temperatures continue to creep upward as...