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Tears, anger as survivors mark Bangladesh factory disaster

SAVAR: Tearful and angry survivors of the Rana Plaza disaster gathered at the factory site yesterday to protest against poor compensation on the two-year anniversary of the tragedy that claimed…

Modi calls for unity after farmer suicide – ‘Help farmers battle an age-old problem’

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged all political parties yesterday to work together to help troubled farmers after one of them hanged himself at a protest over planned…

Afghanistan lynching stokes anger against ‘fake mullahs’ – Ubiquitous shamans go underground

2,000 Indian girls ‘killed’ every day – Police on alert for child marriages

Bangladesh opposition fury over attack on Zia’s convoy

Security fears linger at China-Pakistan corridor – Pakistani, Chinese officials ink over 50 accords

ISLAMABAD: Chinese President Xi Jinping said yesterday a $46 billion economic corridor offered Pakistan a “historic development opportunity”, but security fears linger over the project which involves major construction in…

Player dies in Kolkata after fielding collision

MUMBAI: Tragedy struck Indian cricket yesterday when a 20-year-old player died as a result of a freakish on-field collision with a team mate during a club match in the eastern…

Mystery trip over, Gandhi attacks Modi on farm crisis

NEW DELHI: India's Rahul Gandhi accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of failing farmers in a rare speech to parliament yesterday, sharpening an attack on the government after a long vacation…

Enigmatic Gandhi fires up opposition at farmers rally – Modi seeks reform in parliament

NEW DELHI: India’s Rahul Gandhi led a large farmers rally yesterday that focused rural anger toward Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s policies, in the first public appearance in months for the…

Husband sets wife on fire in Pakistan

MULTAN: A Pakistani man and his father have been arrested in the country’s latest so-called “honour killing” after they set the son’s wife alight for leaving the house without asking…

India’s bidi workers suffer at the hands of politicians – 900,000 Indians die annually from tobacco use

Farming lobby turns on Modi

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