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South Asia

Nepal crash survivor lucky to be alive

At least 50 people were killed when a Bangladeshi plane crashed and burst into flames while landing at Kathmandu airport.

13 Mar 2018 1:21 AM

Fly fast, not safe: 40 dead in Nepal’s worst plane crash ever

Rescuers had to cut apart the mangled and burned wreckage of the aircraft to pull people out.

12 Mar 2018 6:13 PM

In the name of development, Myanmar govt takes away Rohingya land

Rakhine state has been largely sealed off from rights groups, the media and UN investigators.

12 Mar 2018 2:36 PM

China’s getting a makeover: Xi's thought incorporated in constitution

The inclusion of the Chinese President's political philosophy in the constitution was due to the ‘historic’ achievements.

12 Mar 2018 12:42 PM

Depends on Allah: Rohingyas in B’desh camps brace for monsoons with hope

Bangladesh is lashed by typhoons, and the Rohingya camps are clustered in a part of the country that records the highest rainfall.

11 Mar 2018 7:13 PM

Shoe-d away: Extremist student hurls shoe at Nawaz Sharif

Sunday, Mr Sharif was a chief guest at Jamia Naemia seminary, Ghari Shahu Lahore.

11 Mar 2018 4:14 PM

Xi Jinping secures path to rule indefinitely with historical amendment

The historic constitutional amendment breezed through the rubber-stamp parliament with 2,958 in favour.

11 Mar 2018 2:18 PM

Remain on high alert: Islamic official warns of ‘creeping Islamisation’ in China

Islam in China must uphold the successful experience of becoming more Chinese.

10 Mar 2018 7:00 PM

Fortune teller's bad luck: Chinese woman survives death prediction, destroys stall

A police officer intervened and asked the fortune-teller to apologise to Wang for causing stress.

10 Mar 2018 6:48 PM

Sri Lankan Prez Sirisena to appoint committee to probe anti-Muslim riots

Anti-Muslim riots, since Monday, have left two persons dead and damaged several homes, businesses and mosques in the Kandy district.

10 Mar 2018 5:26 PM