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Mohamed Nasheed, first electe president of Maldives

Maldives orders jailed ex-leader Nasheed to return

THE Maldives on Tuesday (April 19) cancelled the prison leave granted to jailed former president Mohamed Nasheed to undergo medical treatment in London and said it expected him to return "expediently". The 48-year-old former leader was jailed last year on controversial terrorism cha

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16/04/2016
William and Kate at the Paro Taktsang Monastery

Britain's royals trek to cliff-edge monastery in Bhutan

BRITAIN'S Prince William and his wife Kate hiked to an ancient Buddhist monastery high in the mountains of Bhutan on Friday (Apr ...

14/04/2016
William tries his hands on archery as Kate looks on

Britain's William and Kate try archery in Bhutan

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14/04/2016
William and Kate meet the Bhutan royals.

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31/03/2016
Modi is welcomed at European Council in Brussels

Modi asks UN to address challenge posed by terrorism

IN THE backdrop of terror attacks in Brussels last week, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wedesday (March 30) highlighted the ...

30/03/2016
Modi lays a wreath at the Maalbeek Metro station

Modi honours Brussels victims with wreath at metro station

INDIAN Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday (March 30) said his country shared Belgium's pain over the Brussels attacks as ...

30/03/2016
Enrica Lexie, the Italian oil tanker

Italy opens fight to return marine in India shooting case

ITALY on Wednesday (March 30) launched a legal battle at an international tribunal to bring home an Italian marine, barred from leav ...

30/03/2016
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal in an election meeting

Kejriwal named among world's 50 greatest leaders by Fortune

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18/03/2016
Bangladesh central bank building in Dhaka

Bangladesh IT expert missing after bank heist remarks

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18/03/2016
Pervez musharraf

Musharraf leaves Pakistan after travel ban lifted

  AN ailing Pervez Musharraf on Friday (March 18) left for Dubai hours after the Pakistani government allowed the former di ...

16/03/2016
Cancer

Be clear on cancer

ASIAN and black cancer survivors feature in a new film which highlights blood in urine as a key symptom for kidney and bladder cance ...