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15 dead as migrant boat sinks off Turkey Black Sea coast

Fifteen people drowned and up to 15 more were missing on Friday after a fishing boat carrying migrants sunk off Turkey's Black Sea coast, the coas ... More

Iran s Rouhani vows to strengthen missiles despite US warnings

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani vowed on Friday that Iran would boost its missile capabilities despite warnings from Washington that it is ready t ... More

Fresh fires bomb blast in Myanmars Rakhine

Twenty homes caught fire and a bomb was detonated near a mosque in Myanmar's Rakhine state, the government said on Friday, the latest unrest in a ... More

Pakistan tells UN wont be scapegoat in Afghan war

Pakistan refuses to be a “scapegoat” for Afghanistan's bloodshed or to fight wars for others, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi told ... More

Kashmiris protest atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

Dozens of activists staged a demonstration in the capital of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) on Tuesday to condemn the alleged violence and discriminatio ... More

Haj success opens way for talks with Saudi: Iran

Iran thanked Saudi Arabia on Tuesday for its handling of the Haj operations, saying it opened the way for negotiations between the regional rivals. ... More

North Korea nuclear test more powerful than estimated: Japan

Japan's defence minister on Tuesday said North Korea's latest nuclear test was more powerful than initially estimated, with a yield that was a ... More

More than 120000 Rohingyas entered Bangladesh in past 11 days: UN report

Nearly 125,000 mostly Rohingya refugees have entered Bangladesh since a fresh upsurge of violence in Myanmar on August 25, the United Nations (UN) sai ... More

Myanmar Suu Kyi slams "misinformation"over Rohingya crisis

Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday alleged a “huge iceberg of misinformation” was distorting the picture of the R ... More

Death toll from South Asia flooding tops 1,000

NEW DELHI: The death toll from floods sweeping South Asia has climbed above 1,000, officials said on Thursday, as rescue teams try to reach ... More

Shia mosque in Kabul under attack by gunmen, says Afghan official

A Shia mosque in Kabul is under attack as gunmen stormed the mosque while worshippers were at prayers, according to an Afghan official on Friday. K ... More

Top US general in Afghanistan claims Taliban cannot win war

KABUL: The top US military commander in Afghanistan said on Thursday President Donald Trump’s new strategy is a sign of a long-term co ... More

Russian foreign minister says US ready to continue talks

MOSCOW: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Sunday he believed his US colleagues were ready to continue dialogue with Moscow on complex iss ... More

BJP keen to amend law on permanent residence in held Kashmir

NEW DELHI: Away from the attention that Article 370 attracts, some members and supporters of the Bha­ratiya Janata Party (BJP) are steadily pushin ... More

North Korea defiant after new sanctions, rejects talks

SEOUL (AFP):North Korea on Monday angrily insisted tough new United Nations sanctions would not stop it from developing its nuclear arsenal, and warne ... More