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World, Asia, 21 May 2019

Bangladesh gets tough on Pakistan; restrict visa issuance to its citizens

Bangladesh, in its first step to isolate Pakistan from the international community, has restricted visa issuance for Pakistanis.

21 May 2019 2:51 PM

'Mother of satan' bombs reveal external meddling in SL easter attacks: Investigators

Detectives said back-pack bombs used in the attacks on three churches and hotels were manufactured by local jihadists with ISIS expertise.

21 May 2019 2:23 PM

German Ambassador calls for India to have a permanent UNSC seat

Walter J. Lindner said India is needed to be present at the UNSC permanently.

21 May 2019 1:55 PM

'Significant achievement' listing Masood Azhar as global terrorist: UNSC

It was a huge victory for India after a decade of relentless efforts to ban the mastermind of several terror attacks against India.

21 May 2019 1:37 PM

Catholic schools safe to re-open; says Sri Lankan Army

Dozens of private Catholic schools are to start reopening Tuesday after Easter holidays were extended because of the suicide bombings.

21 May 2019 1:06 PM


An anecdote of two genocides: Rwanda and Sri Lanka

The Rwandan genocide offers important lessons for Sri Lanka.

21 May 2019 12:44 PM

Moin-ul-Haque appointed by Pakistan as High Commissioner to India

Haque, 56, presently serves as Pakistan's ambassador to France, additionally handling UNESCO and Monaco since 2017.

21 May 2019 9:35 AM

Amid claims of cheating, Joko Widodo wins Presidential re-election in Indonesia

Widodo won with over 85 million of the total 154 million votes cast in the world's third-largest democracy.

21 May 2019 9:10 AM