January 3, 2022
January 3, 2022

Pakistan seeing sharp rise in sex crimes, says Imran Khan

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that sexual offences have risen sharply in the country.

January 2, 2022
January 2, 2022

Sri Lanka in dire straits

Sri Lanka’s food prices rose by a record 22.1 percent in December, official figures showed yesterday, as the country struggles to finance urgent imports to tackle an acute shortage of essentials.

January 1, 2022
January 1, 2022

Bangladesh, India resume Padma water level measurement

Bangladesh and India have resumed monitoring the water level of the Ganges and Padma rivers at different points under the Ganges Water Sharing Treaty 1996.

December 31, 2021
December 31, 2021

Parents selling children shows desperation of destitute Afghans

In a sprawling settlement of mud brick huts in western Afghanistan housing people displaced by drought and war, a woman is fighting to save her daughter.

December 31, 2021
December 31, 2021

EU for arms embargo on Myanmar

The European Union yesterday called for an international arms embargo on Myanmar’s junta and for toughening its own sanctions following last week’s massacre of more than 30 people.

December 31, 2021
December 31, 2021

Myanmar court jails Suu  Kyi aides for sedition

A Myanmar junta court yesterday sentenced two close aides of ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi to two years in jail for sedition, a legal

December 31, 2021
December 31, 2021

Don’t ‘punish’ ex-employees

The Taliban’s supreme leader has ordered fighters not to punish members of Afghanistan’s former regime for past “crimes”, days after a video of an army commander being beaten went viral on social...

December 29, 2021
December 29, 2021

Myanmar Massacre: Two Save the Children staffers killed

Save the Children yesterday confirmed that two of its staff were killed in a Christmas Eve massacre blamed on junta troops that left the charred remains of more than 30 people on a highway in...

December 29, 2021
December 29, 2021

Afghan women protest against Taliban killings of former soldiers

A crowd of women marched through the Afghan capital yesterday, accusing Taliban authorities of covertly killing soldiers who served the former US-backed regime.

December 28, 2021
December 28, 2021

Myanmar court delays Suu Kyi verdict

A Myanmar junta court yesterday again postponed giving its verdict in Aung San Suu Kyi’s trial for illegally importing and possessing walkie-talkies, a source with knowledge of the case said.