Bangladesh jails 3 over crash that sparked protests

DHAKA: A Bangladeshi court yesterday sentenced three transport workers to life for a road crash last year that killed two students and...

Fury in India over new rape, murder case

HYDERABAD: Hundreds of people yesterday laid siege to a police station where four men are being held over the latest gruesome rape-murder...

Lahore looks for answers amid ‘air apocalypse’

LAHORE: When black smoke from burning rice stubble in nearby India swept into Lahore - one of Pakistan's largest and wealthiest cities...

India growth falls to worst level in years

MUMBAI: India's economy grew at its slowest pace in more than six years in the July-September period, down to 4.5 percent from...

Pakistan court suspends 3-year extension for army chief

Top general granted six months in power ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's top court yesterday gave the government six months to...

7 handed death for Bangladesh cafe attack

Islamist extremists 'will be executed by hanging' DHAKA: Seven Islamist extremists were sentenced to death in Bangladesh yesterday...

India’s biometric ID excludes homeless, transgender people

BANGKOK: Ten years after it was introduced, India's national digital identity system is becoming ubiquitous in the country, even as large numbers...

BJP forced out in Maharashtra

MUMBAI: BJP leader and Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis (left) tenders his resignation to Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari yesterday....

Two killed, seven injured in Kashmir grenade attacks

SRINAGAR: At least two people were killed in grenade attacks in Kashmir yesterday and two militants shot dead by Indian forces, officials...

Bangladesh to shut brick kilns; air quality soars to world’s worst

DHAKA: Bangladesh said yesterday it will shut hundreds of soot-belching brick kilns around its capital Dhaka as part of measures to reduce...

Sri Lanka’s ruling siblings: New leader swears in brother as PM

Charges dropped against immune new Sri Lanka president COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's newly elected president Gotabaya Rajapaksa yesterday swore...

Rajapaksa brothers cement power in Sri Lanka

New president Gotabaya picks Mahinda as prime minister COLOMBO: Newly elected Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa yesterday named his...

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