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SOUTH ASIA

Sri Lankan state minister killed in road accident

Colombo, Jan 25 (IANS) Sri Lankan State Minister Sanath Nishantha and his security official were killed in a road accident on Katunayake expressway on...

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 6 Indian fishermen, impounds boats

Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Navy arrested six fishermen from Thangachimadam and Rameswaram, while they were fishing in the high seas near...

Pakistan, Iran to restore full diplomatic relations

Islamabad, Jan 22 (IANS) Days after Pakistan and Iran were on the verge of a major conflict, the two countries decided on Monday to...

Pakistan retaliates with missile strike on Iran

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Pakistan's attack on Iranian soil is the first external land attack on Iran since forces led by then Iraqi...

Pakistan expels Iranian Ambassador after air strike

Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Following Iran's attack on its territory, Pakistan on Wednesday announced it was expelling the Iranian Ambassador while recalling its envoy...

Iran strikes 2 terror bases in Pakistan

Tehran, Jan 17 (IANS) Iran on Tuesday "obliterated two key strongholds" of a terror group in Pakistan through precision missile and drone strikes, a...

Imran Khan, wife Bushra Bibi indicted in ‘un-Islamic’ marriage case

Rawalpindi, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) founder Imran Khan and his wife Bushra Bibi were indicted by a local court in the "un-Islamic"...

Pakistan criticizes former Indian envoy’s book on Balakote attack

New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Pakistan has criticised Ajay Bisaria, India's former high commissioner to Islamabad, for allegedly presenting a "fictitious narrative" surrounding the...

IMF allows immediate disbursement of $700mn to Pakistan

Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced that its Executive Board has completed the first review of Pakistan's economic reform program...

Sheikh Hasina sworn-in as Bangladesh PM for 4th straight term

Dhaka, Jan 11 (IANS) Awami League president Sheikh Hasina on Thursday was sworn-in as the Prime Minister of Bangladesh for the fourth consecutive term...