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India to evacuate 800,000 as cyclone Fani nears east coast

India will use boats, buses and trains to evacuate 800,000...

UN panel blacklists Masood Azhar, founder of Pakistan-based militant group

  A UN Security Council committee blacklisted the head of...

EC cancels nomination of Modi’s challenger

India's Election Commission (EC) has cancelled the nomination of an...

Cyclonic Storm Fani: India launches mass evacuation

India has started evacuating hundreds of thousands of villagers living...

Taliban hold fresh round of talks with US envoy

The Taliban say a fresh round of talks with US...

Pakistan Coast Guards seize narcotics over $24m

KARACHI: The Pakistan Coast Guards have recovered narcotics worth over...

Lanka blocks Zakir Naik’s Peace TV

After UK and Canada, India and Bangladesh had also banned...

Hardline Indian group calls for ban on face veil

  NEW DELHI: An Indian Hindu nationalist group allied with...

Maoist attack kills 16 Indian troops in Maharashtra

At least 16 paramilitary troops were killed in a powerful...

Japan’s new emperor pledges to work as symbol of people

Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally took up his post on Wednesday...

IS remains threat, leader seen in video: Iraq

Islamic State remains a potent threat around the world despite...

China sentences second Canadian to death

A court in China has sentenced a Canadian citizen to...

India asks Rahul Gandhi to clear citizenship status

India’s government has asked Rahul Gandhi, the president of the...

Japanese Emperor Akihito declares historic abdication

Japanese Emperor Akihito, in his final remarks as his three-decade...

‘Explosive device’ found, man arrested in New Zealand’s Christchurch

New Zealand police said on Tuesday a man was arrested...

Sri Lanka maintains high alert for attacks ahead of Ramadan

Sri Lankan security forces maintained a high level of alert...

China sentences Canadian to death for drug offences

A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian national to death on...

China sentences Canadian to death for drug offences: Global Times

A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian national to death for...

Xi pledges zero tolerance for graft

Beijing wore a festive look last week when as many...

UAE spy suspect committed suicide in prison, Turkey says

A man held by Turkey on suspicion of spying for...

Tourist arrivals in Colombo to drop by 50pc after bombings

Tourist arrivals in Colombo will fall by 50 per cent...

Indonesia floods, landslides claim 29 lives

Landslides and floods triggered by torrential rain have killed at...

Sri Lanka on high alert after warnings of more attacks

Sri Lankan security officials have warned that the Islamist militants...