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UN rights envoy to Myanmar says election will fail to meet standards

The UN human rights investigator to Myanmar said on Tuesday(22) an election set for November would fail to meet international standards because of the...

China, India agree not to send more troops to border – Chinese defence ministry

China and India have agreed to stop sending troops to their border and to avoid any actions that might complicate the situation there, the...

Red Cross warns coronavirus is driving discrimination in Asia

FILE PHOTO: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Secretary General Jagan Chapagain attends a signing ceremony after the International Automobile...

Hindu man jailed in Bangladesh for insulting Prophet Mohammed

A Hindu man has been jailed for seven years in Muslim-majority Bangladesh for insulting the Prophet Mohammed on Facebook, a prosecutor said Thursday. Although Bangladesh...

Onion prices spike in Bangladesh after India bans exports

Onion prices in Bangladesh jumped by more than 50% on Tuesday, following a ban on exports by largest supplier India after its crop was...

UN map makers follow suit as Myanmar erases names of Rohingya villages

Three years ago, Myanmar’s military burned the Rohingya village of Kan Kya to the ground and bulldozed over its remains. Last year, the government...

Failure to resolve Rohingya issue will cause radicalism and terrorism: AK Momen

Myanmar should immediately engage non-military civilian observers from friendly countries, including India, to make the Rohingyas repatriation process effective, Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Momen...

Japanese dining chain curries favour with Indian market

In this photograph taken on August 26, 2020, a man walks in front of the entrance of an outlet of CoCo Ichibanya Japanese curry...

UN calls for Rohingya to take part in Myanmar election

FILE PHOTO: Rohingya refugees gather to mark the second anniversary of the exodus at the Kutupalong camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, August 25, 2019....

Historic Afghan peace talks begin in Doha, 19 years after 9/11 attack

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo, is broadcasted on the screen, as he delivers a speech during the opening session of the peace talks...