Fresh attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh; houses torched

Unidentified culprits set houses of Hindus on fire, and damaged two temples in central Brahmanbarhia district in Bangladesh.

15 temples vandalised, Hindus looted in Bangla

At least 15 Hindu temples in Bangladesh were vandalised following allegations of disrespect shown to Islam on Facebook.

Judges block Trump's US travel ban

A federal judge in Hawaii has issued a nationwide order blocking US President Donald Trump's ban on travel, signalling that Donny will have to account for his heated rhetoric about Islam

Indian-American girl wins Junior Nobel Prize

An Indian-American teenager from New Jersey won the Junior Nobel Prize for her research on treating brain injury and disease

India, Lanka to sign new agreement: Sirisena

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena came to power nearly six years after the country's brutal civil war ended. He, however, faces several challenges including frictions of coalition politics in Lanka's first national unity government.

Queen to honour high achievers from Commonwealth nations at Young Leaders Award

Three Indians (including two women), two Sri Lankans, a Pakistani and a Bangladeshi will be presented the inaugural Queen's Young Leader awards by Her Majesty at a star studded ceremony in the Buckingham Palace on 22 June. The awards have been...

Prince Harry attends bicentenary celebrations of UK-Nepal relationship

Prince Harry attended the concluding event to mark UK-Nepal bicentenary celebrations on Monday at the Nepalese Embassy in Kensington Palace Gardens.

Nepalese officer cleared of torturing suspected Maoist detainees

The Old Bailey has cleared a Nepalese army officer of charges related to torturing of Maoist detainees.

IS claims responsibility for Berlin attack

The deadly attack on the popular Christmas market near the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in the centre of West Berlin has been freshly claimed by terrorist organisation the Islamic State. The group's Amaq news agency called the man seen fleeing...

Germany to ban burkas in education and public service

Germany could impose a ban on women wearing burkas or full-face Islamic veils at schools and universities, and while driving.


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