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Fitch fears Sri Lanka’s ability to repay foreign debt

Fitch on Friday became the latest ratings agency to cut Sri Lanka's credit score, expressing fears over Colombo's ability to repay its foreign debts. Fitch...

Myanmar ignoring Rohingya genocide trial measures, say activists

Human rights lawyers and activists said on Monday (23) that Myanmar is continuing to commit genocide against Rohingya Muslims in breach of orders by...

Israelis pay respects to 26/11 attacks victims

Israelis, and Indian students and caregivers paid respects to the victims of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks in Jerusalem, Rehovot and Tel Aviv on...

New Zealand MP takes oath in Sanskrit

Dr Gaurav Sharm, on Wednesday took oath in Sanskrit in the New Zealand Parliament. Recently elected as the Member of Parliament, Sharma, 33, hails from...

Pakistan minister deletes tweet containing Macron Nazi jibe

A Pakistani minister on Sunday withdrew comments she made earlier that President Emmanuel Macron was treating Muslims like Nazis had treated Jews in World War Two. France's...

Huge crowd gathers for Pakistani firebrand cleric’s funeral

Tens of thousands of maskless mourners gathered in Lahore on Saturday for the funeral of hardline Pakistani cleric Khadim Hussain Rizvi, who for years...

Ancient Hindu temple discovered in northwest Pakistan

A Hindu temple, believed to have been constructed 1,300 years ago, has been discovered by Pakistani and Italian archaeological experts at a mountain in...

Pandemic no setback for Bangladesh’s soaring ship industry

Work is booming at Bangladesh's largest shipyard -- quite literally. It's difficult to hear anything over the cacophony of banging hammers and crackling sparks,...

Pakistan’s Imran Khan vows to help stem Afghan bloodshed

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan visited war-torn neighbour Afghanistan on Thursday, where he vowed to help reduce spiralling violence and push for a ceasefire...

Hafiz Saeed found guilty on two more charges of terrorism financing

A Pakistani court on Thursday sentenced Islamist leader Hafiz Saeed, founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), the militant group blamed by the United States and India...