Trump to run for US presidency again

Florida: Donald Trump, who tried to overthrow the results of the 2020 presidential election and inspired a deadly riot at the Capitol in a desperate attempt to keep himself in power, announced he is running again for president in 2024.

G20 with India at helm will be action-oriented, says PM Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised that the G20 meet under India's presidency will be inclusive, ambitious, decisive, and action-oriented, and that it will work to make the summit a catalyst for global change as Indonesia handed the...

Imran's life under threat, says Pak judge quoting intelligence report

Islamabad: According to a top Pakistani judge who cited an intelligence report, Imran Khan's life is in danger because of worries about another assassination attempt on the politician.

Imran's supporters block roads, burn tyres in anti-govt protest

Islamabad: Supporters of former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan blocked roads near the capital on Tuesday, disrupting traffic and forcing schools to close, as they protested against a bid to assassinate their leader at a recent anti-government...

Temple, homes and shops of Hindus vandalised in Bangladesh

Dhaka: A temple, shops and several houses of the Hindu community have been vandalised in southwestern Bangladesh by some unidentified people over a Facebook post allegedly belittling Islam, in the latest spate of violence targeting the religious...

Hindu college principal forced to wear garland of shoes

Dhaka: A video showing a Hindu college principal being compelled to wear a garland of shoes has provoked fury on social media in Bangladesh. The Muslims put the garland on shoes around the neck of Principal Swapan Kumar Biswas in the presence...

“NO BETTER ALLY THAN THE UK”

Recently appointed Indian-American Chief of Staff to Acting Defence Secretary speaks about 9/11, Kashmir, safeguarding regional security in the Indian Ocean through the Quad and the UK-USA special relationship.   

Harvey Weinstein rape trial begins in New York

Dressed in a black suit, former film producer Harvey Weinstein arrived at a Manhattan court on Monday for the start of his landmark rape trial, met by celebrity accusers including Rosanna Arquette who helped fuel the #MeToo movement in the wake...

Gotabaya Rajapaksa calls for constitutional changes to curb minority parties

Sri Lanka’s new president endorsed amending the constitution to reduce the power of minority political parties, saying the country wasn’t suited to a system that creates unstable governments “constantly under the influence of extremism”.

Trouble brewing in post-election Sri Lanka

Weeks after the election of hardliner Gotabaya Rajapaksa as the president of Sri Lanka, the prospects for justice and reconciliation between the different communities on the island lie in tatters.

Sporadic violence, low turnout mar Nepal polls

Kathmandu: Sporadic violence and lower-than-expected turnout on Sunday marred Nepal’s parliamentary elections, which many hoped would bring political stability in the Himalayan nation that has changed 13 governments in the last 16 years.

17 killed in Nepal after heavy rain triggers landslides

Kathmandu: At least 17 people have been killed in landslides triggered by heavy rain in western Nepal, an official said. The landslides occurred in different parts of the Achham district of the Sudurpaschim province, which has been badly affected...

Three generations, three journeys

Rakesh Patel, a 47-year-old commodity trader took a plunge to visit Greenland. Speaking to Asian Voice, he said, “Over a hundred years ago, our grandparents emigrated from India to Africa in search of a better life. In 1972, our parents had...

‘2024, MODI ONCE MORE’

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a grand welcome by the diaspora in Germany, on his three-nation Europe trip.

In move to mock at the militant group and the atrocities it has committed, Iran has launched an anti-Isis cartoon competition, inviting submissions from around the world. Organisers said selected works would be displayed at four cultural centres...



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