4.8 C
London,uk
Sunday, December 15, 2019
ASIA

ASIA

asia

Violent protests rage in India for fourth day over citizenship law

Demonstrators in eastern India set fire to more than a dozen buses and vandalised at least six railway stations on Saturday, as violent protests...

Supporters throng streets as Myanmar leader Suu Kyi returns from The Hague

Thousands of supporters of Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi thronged the streets of the capital Naypyitaw on Saturday to celebrate her arrival back from The...

New Indian citizenship law “discriminatory” against Muslims -UN says

The United Nations human rights office voiced concern on Friday that India's new citizenship law is "fundamentally discriminatory in nature" by excluding Muslims and...

Chinese businessman murdered in Bangladesh

Bangladesh police Wednesday found the body of a Chinese businessman who was murdered and his body dumped in an upscale Dhaka neighbourhood, officials said. Acting on...

Bangladesh plastics factory blaze kills 13

At least 13 people were killed and nearly 20 people were critically injured when a fire swept through an illegal plastics factory outside the...

Bangladesh Foreign Minister cancels India visit over situation following passage of CAB

Bangladesh Foreign Minister A K Abdul Momen has cancelled his three-day visit to India beginning Thursday over the situation arising out of the passage...

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi warns genocide case could reignite Rohingya crisis

Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi urged UN judges on Thursday to throw out a genocide case against Myanmar, warning it risked reigniting...

Indian president disregards protests, signs citizenship bill into law

A divisive citizenship bill has been signed into law in India, a move that comes amid widespread protests in the country's northeast that could...

Suu Kyi slammed for ‘silence’ over Myanmar genocide claims

The Gambia hit out Thursday at Aung San Suu Kyi's "silence" over the plight of Rohingya Muslims after the Nobel peace laureate defended Myanmar...

Bangladesh film about girl surfer faces calls to be banned

A film based on the life of Bangladesh's first popular female surfer is facing calls to be banned, accused of "hurting" religious sentiments in the...