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Russia Launches Missile Tests, Triggers Partial Closure Of Baltic Sea

Russia began testing missiles with live munitions in the Baltic Sea on Wednesday, alarming Latvia, a member of NATO, which says the drills have...

Yoga day events galore from London to Melbourne

Hundreds of thousands of yoga lovers from London to Melbourne have rolled out mats to bend and twist their bodies in complex postures to...

India’s Sonam Wangchuk, Bharat Vatwani Win Ramon Magsaysay Award

Two Indians Bharat Vatwani and Sonam Wangchuk are among the winners of this year's Ramon Magsaysay Award, regarded as the Asian version of the...

Bangladesh targets 100,000 for first Rohingya repatriation

Bangladesh wants to send up to 100,000 Rohingya back to Myanmar in the first batch of repatriations of Muslim refugees who fled ethnic violence...

13 killed in attack at American university in Kabul, Afghanistan

Thirteen people, including students and a professor, were killed in an attack on the American University in Kabul that had students leaping from thewindows...

Jailed leader takes oath as Mayor of Karachi

Jailed leader of Mutthaida-e-Qaumi Movement, Waseem Akhtar took oath, in Pakistan, on Tuesday (August 30) took oath as Karachi's mayor after the Sindh High Court allowed...

Death toll rises to 98 in Karachi violence

PAKISTANI security forces combed troubled neighbourhoods in the country’s commercial hub, Karachi, on Saturday (July 9) in search of gunmen as the death toll...

Maldives allows foreign ownership of land

THE Maldives ratified legislation on Thursday (July 23) to allow foreigners with investment of more than $1 billion to own land despite opposition concern...

Bill Gates to start billion-dollar clean tech plan

MICROSOFT co-founder Bill Gates will launch a multi-billion-dollar clean energy research and development initiative with heads of state on Monday (November 30), the opening...

New Zealand votes to amend gun laws after Christchurch attack

Lawmakers in New Zealand voted almost unanimously on Wednesday (10 April) to change gun laws, less than a month after its worst peacetime mass...