Hasina sworn in as Bangladesh PM for fourth term

Sheikh Hasina was sworn in as Bangladesh’s Prime Minister for fourth term after a landslide election victory marred by deadly violence and claims of widespread rigging

Landslide victory for Hasina as her party wins 288 of 300 seats

Bangladesh’s ruling alliance won virtually every parliamentary seat in the country’s general election, according to official results, giving Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina a third straight term despite allegations of intimidation and the opposition...

SL Prez accuses foreign forces of intimidating him

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said the country's current political crisis is a result of a clash between external and local values, as he accused “foreign forces” of intimidating him.

122 MPs move court against Rajapaksa's leadership

Sri Lanka's Court of Appeal on Monday accepted a legal challenge against newly-appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and his Cabinet, deepening the political crisis that enters its second month in the island country

Nepal, Bhutan have to be inclined towards India: army chief Rawat

India's army chief General Bipin Rawat on Sunday said countries like Nepal and Bhutan "have to be inclined towards India because of geography."

Nepal snubs India, to take part in China drill

In a snub to India, Nepal has decided to pull out of the joint Bimstec military drill in Pune, but at the same time decided to participate in a 12-day long military exercise with China later this month.

EU leaders tell May to find Brexit consensus among MPs

Leaders of the European Union in Brussels have asked Prime Minister Theresa May to return to the Parliament and find a way to break the Brexit logjam. It appears that an appeal from May for a final concession failed to cut past the 27 heads...

National Museum in Copenhagen pay tribute to Indian culture

Part of the Scandinavian countries, Denmark comprises of a bunch of islands together, with Copenhagen as their capital. The National Museum in Copenhagen stands witness to their organised recording skills. Even locals are extremely proud of...

Sharif denied helper in jail, told to maintain room on his own

Pakistan’s incarcerated former premier Nawaz Sharif will maintain his jail room on his own as the Punjab province government refused to provide him a prisoner who could serve as his orderly, according to a media report

Global body tightens noose on Pak over terror funding

The global watchdog on terrorism financing, Financial Action Task Force (FATF), is expanding its monitoring jurisdiction from terror groups to states who support terrorism, a development that will increase scrutiny of Pakistan that has already...

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