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South Asia

Police arrest 2 Indian nationals for sneaking arms into Nepal

Prasad Kushwaha, 27 and Ajay Prasad Kushwaha, 21, were arrested from a hotel room during a raid by a special police team.

18 Feb 2018 6:34 PM

Rich, richer, richest: Ousted PM Nawaz Sharif’s assests worth Rs 58 mn

The cases include Avenfield properties, Azizia & Hill Metal Establishment, and Flagship Investments.

18 Feb 2018 6:08 PM

A game changer: In a first, Pak to recruit Transgender Hajj volunteers

‘This can be a game changer and can significantly improve the social acceptance of transgender youth in our society.’

18 Feb 2018 3:24 PM

Justice delivered: Pak man convicted for raping 7-yr-old, dumping body in garbage

Seven-year-old Zainab Ansari went missing on January 4; on January 8, her body was found in a garbage dump in the city of Kasur.

17 Feb 2018 4:21 PM

Pak shifts policy, decides to deploy troops in Saudi amid Yemen civil war

The war in Yemen stalemated and the situation has aggravated with the rebels firing missiles at regular intervals towards the kingdom.

16 Feb 2018 6:20 PM

Taliban writes letter to ‘American people’ urging peace talks, US withdrawal

In the 3,000-word letter, the Taliban urged the ‘American people’ to press their government to withdraw from Afghanistan.

15 Feb 2018 1:22 PM

Will fight against govt’s ‘illegal’ action; Pak did it to please US, India: Saeed

Under pressure to act against banned groups, Pak took control of a seminary and 4 dispensaries run by Saeed-linked JuD and FIF.

15 Feb 2018 9:48 AM

Pak declares Hafiz Saeed as terrorist, signs ordinance to rein banned outfits

The sources in the National Counter Terrorism Authority confirmed the new move, saying the ministries are working together on the matter.

13 Feb 2018 11:36 AM

In Yangon, Rohingya fear rising persecution, hatred

Bloody military operations that followed Rohingya militant attacks in August have driven nearly 700,000 Rohingya into refugee camps.

12 Feb 2018 6:38 PM

As Pak’s ‘human rights giant’ Asma Jahangir passes away, UN chief pays tribute

‘She was a tireless advocate for inalienable rights of all people and for equality.’

12 Feb 2018 3:59 PM