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South Asia

Tackle prejudice, hatred: Pope to Myanmar Buddhist clergy

The pontiff has avoided direct discussion of the crisis to avoid setting off Buddhist hardliners.

29 Nov 2017 6:48 PM

Musharraf says 'biggest supporter of Saeed's LeT, his role in Kashmir'

Musharraf is facing a slew of court cases after returning from five years of self-exile in Dubai.

29 Nov 2017 1:25 PM

Pak PM, Army Chief arrive to attend first Muslim conference against terrorism

The IMCTC is a coalition of 41 Muslims countries and currently led by former Pakistan Army Chief General.

27 Nov 2017 5:10 PM

Aung San Suu Kyi to visit China amid growing concerns over Rohingya crisis

Myanmar has bristled at pressure from Western nations over its armed forces' brutal response to Rohingya Muslim militants.

27 Nov 2017 4:13 PM

High risk of Mt Agung eruption: Bali airport may remains closed for more than 24 hrs

Ngurah Rai is Bali's main international gateway and a hub for tourists travelling to Indonesian islands further east.

27 Nov 2017 3:52 PM

Pope Francis arrives in Myanmar on a highly sensitive visit

The visit comes as Myanmar's military stands accused of waging an ethnic cleansing campaign against the Rohingya Muslims.

27 Nov 2017 3:36 PM

Pak’s hardline leader calls off weeks-long protest after law minister resigns

The protesters have linked the amended wording to blasphemy - a highly contentious issue in Muslim Pakistan that has often fuelled violence.

27 Nov 2017 1:15 PM

Law Minister Zahid Hamid resigns over hardline protests in Pak

The resignation came as part of an agreement reached between the government and the protesters overnight.

27 Nov 2017 1:01 PM

Factory blast rocks Chinese port city, 2 dead, more than 30 injured

Ningbo is one of the country's major international container shipping ports.

26 Nov 2017 4:01 PM

Woman arrested in China day care probe for abusing children

RYB Education suspended staff at another branch in Beijing after a video of a teacher kicking children was widely shared online.

26 Nov 2017 2:41 PM