SOUTH ASIA

Taliban commander warns Pak against firing at Afghanistan

A top military commander of the Taliban-led government has warned Pakistan against firing artillery towards Afghanistan, adding that Kabul was ready to respond...

Uzbekistan provides 3,700 tonnes of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan

Uzbekistan has provided 3,700 tonnes of humanitarian aid to the war-torn Afghanistan in an effort to help millions of people in need amidst...

Female tourist gang raped in B’desh

A female tourist has been allegedly gang raped in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar district after her husband and son were taken hostage by the...

Several Afghan electricity projects halted due to funds suspension

Several electricity supply projects to Afghanistan have been halted since the past four months due to the suspension of funds from the Asian...

UN extends exemption of travel ban on Afghan Taliban leaders

The UN Security Council announced that it has extended the exemption of the travel ban on senior members of the Taliban-led government in...

Pakistan, Afghanistan to resolve border fencing issue

Pakistan and the Taliban government have reached an understanding to resolve the issue of border fencing through talks after Taliban soldiers last week...

B’desh launch blaze: 40 killed, 72 rescued, several missing (Roundup)

At least 40 persons were killed when a packed launch caught fire on the Sugandha river in the southern district of Jhalakathi in...

Nepal PM Deuba to visit India early next month

Nepal's Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is leaving for India on January 10 to participate in the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit, according to...