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Pakistan frees Hafiz Saeed from house arrest

The authorities in Lahore on the midnight freed Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed from house arrest as Home department decided not to file any other...

‘Smog bigger killer than militancy’

THE toxic smog that has covered parts of Pakistan for weeks has exposed official torpor over rampant pollution that has killed thousands more people...

Ethnic clashes concern

SOCIAL MEDIA ‘FAKE NEWS’ TRIGGERS NEW SRI LANKA RIOTSTROOPS in Sri Lanka patrolled a coastal town last Sunday (19) after nearly 90 homes were...

Parliament calls for ‘remedial action’ over phone taps

SRI LANKA’S parliament on Tuesday (21) announced an investigation into how the private phone re­cords of legislators were leaked in a scandal that has...

Islamabad protest deadlock

AN ISLAMABAD court warned authorities on Monday (20) to obey its order to shut down a protest by a little-known hardline religious group, which...

EU ‘encouraged’ by repatriation plans

THE EU’s foreign policy chief on Monday (20) hailed “ex­tremely encouraging” talks with Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi on the Rohingya crisis, welcoming...

Return talks inch ahead

MYANMAR AND BANGLADESH SEEK TO RESOLVE ROHINGYA CRISISMYANMAR’S de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday (21) she hopes talks with Bangla­desh...

Rahul Gandhi set to be new Congress president

‘MORE SEASONED’ LEADER LIKELY TO SUCCEED HIS MOTHER SONIAINDIA’S opposition Congress party will hold lead­ership elections next month, an official said on Monday (20),...

India and China clash again over Arunachal Pradesh

CHINA on Monday (20) criticised a visit by India’s president Ram Nath Kovind to the remote state of Arunachal Pradesh, which it claims, saying...

Myanmar, Bangladesh sign deal for Rohingyas’ return

 MYANMAR and Bangladesh signed a memorandum of understanding today (23), a senior Myanmar official said, for the return home of hundreds of thousands of...