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‘In April, the Taliban killed a midwife, amputating her legs, shooting her 12 times...

  Amid the plummeting humanitarian and economic conditions, women and girls in Afghanistan are being deprived of their most basic human rights — employment and...

Afghanistan earthquake death toll surpasses 1,000

  MORE THAN 1,000 people were killed in Afghanistan after a powerful earthquake hit the country on Wednesday, media reports said. A severe earthquake struck in...

‘We just took our clothes off and we did it bit by bit:’ Emma...

Veteran actress Emma Thompson has revealed that she bared it all and drew circles around the parts of her body she does not like with her...

Afghan women protest against violations of rights, removal from government institutions

  A group of Afghan women protested in Kabul against the Taliban for the violations of their rights and the removal of women from government...

For second consecutive year, Nepal exports surplus electricity to India

  Buoyed by surplus rainfall this year, Nepal is exporting surplus electricity to India through its power exchange market for the second consecutive year, state-owned...

BRICS bank puts all new transactions in Russia on hold

  THE New Development Bank (NDB) of the BRICS bloc has put all new transactions in Russia on hold citing the “unfolding uncertainties and restrictions”,...

Bangladesh begins controversial transfer of Rohingya to island; rights groups raise concerns

BANGLADESH began transferring hundreds of Rohingya refugees on Thursday(3) to a low-lying island in an area prone to cyclones and floods, with rights groups...

Cyclone Burevi causes little damage in Sri Lanka; heading for southern India

THE Burevi tropical cyclone is headed towards southern India, authorities said on Thursday(3), after it slammed Sri Lanka’s east coast earlier this week but...