Over 100 drug dealers surrender in Bangladesh

Over 100 Bangladeshi drug dealers have surrendered to the authorities at a ceremony in a coastal town seeking clemency and vowing to go back to a normal life

Anti-corruption group finds 'irregularities' in Bangladesh vote

Anti-corruption group Transparency International said it found "irregularities" in 47 of 50 constituencies it surveyed during last month's general election in Bangladesh, which was marred by allegations of vote rigging

US lawmakers ask govt to treat students held in visa fraud fairly

A group of eminent American lawmakers has asked authorities to facilitate consular access to Indians held for enrolling in a fake university allegedly to remain in the US, and to treat them fairly and humanely after the community raised concerns...

India protests against US detention of several students

India said it had lodged a protest with the United States government after several Indian students were detained there in connection with their enrolment in a fake university, following an undercover operation by US agents

Lanka president opposes moves to form national govt

Sri Lanka president Maithripala Sirisena said he was opposed to the efforts being made by the UNP to form a national government

Lanka struggling to repay record foreign debt: PM

Sri Lanka’s prime minister said the country was struggling to pay back its ballooning foreign debt, blaming a recent political crisis for dealing a “death blow” to the economy

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.

Britain must pay EU bill even in 'no deal': Michel Barnier

Brussels negotiator Michel Barnier has warned the British government will face a multi-billion euro divorce settlement with the European Union even if it leaves the bloc without a deal. In interviews with several European newspapers, Barnier...

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...

At Dubai summit, Pak PM warns of 'painful' reforms

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said his nation needed "painful" economic reforms to cut back on its massive debt, just after meeting the head of the International Monetary Fund, signaling the former cricketer may be willing to slash government...

Indian judge attends Pak CJ's swearing in ceremony

For the first time in more than 70 years, an Indian judge - albeit retired - sat on a bench in a court in Pakistan

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