The resettled people live without basic utilities – they don’t have running water or resources for agriculture – leaving them dependent on erratic rain cycles and outside aid.
The Pakistani army has also released a second video in which he reiterated his ‘confession’ of being involved in fomenting terror and sectarian actvities.
The employee, Humidor Rashid, was charged for obtaining visa for an employee under false assurances, underpaying her and coercively detaining her by threatening her and taking away her passport.
Migrants, who serve as a vital, yet expendable buffer to Singapore’s workforce negotiate through a web of costly middlemen to get employed in the country.
Potential Trump administration responses also include redirecting or withholding some aid to Pakistan and eventually downgrading Pakistan’s status as a major non-NATO ally.
The New-York-based Human Rights Watch detailed at least 36 recent cases of violence against dissidents and over 100 imprisoned critics in Vietnam.
The closure is only the latest in a series of incidents that have antagonised Muslims in Myanmar.
The combination of a government-backed legal crackdown on religious speech and vigilante justice is creating a toxic mix of violent suppression.
The disused colonial era cargo line which stretched from Jainagar in Nepal to Bihar in India is now being revamped to revitalise the region and create jobs.
The changing security environment in South Asia and elsewhere may have brought on new problems but it has given us new tools and abilities to deal with them.
“This incident hits at my identities as a humanitarian, a global public health advocate, a medical doctor, and a Pakistani minority.”
Migrants say they fear the diplomatic crisis will leave them destitute, jobless and trapped in the Gulf.
The joint investigation team has asked the Pakistan prime minister to appear with all documents related to the scam, in which he has denied all charges.
Over 30 recorded incidents of violence and hate speech against Muslims, who constitute 9% of the country’s population, have taken place since April.
Emergency rescue and relief efforts are underway in both countries, but officials have warned that the death toll could rise.
For long, South-EastAsian countries have protested Chinese aggressions in the naval region, while a distracted White House shows tepid commitment to back them.
The Pakistan interior ministry claimed that the Chinese nationals abducted by ISIS were engaged in illegal missionary work under the guise of learning Urdu.
The death toll could rise further as rescuers search for bodies and many still remain missing.
The military spokesperson had last week claimed that the fighters had been beaten back into just 10% of the town.
Myanmar has rejected the UN fact-finding mission into human rights abuses against the Rohingya, as Suu Kyi claims it would upset the delicate region.
The deputy consul general for Bangladesh was indicted on charges of labour trafficking and assault for forcing his servant to work without pay.
As the police evicted hundreds from the slum under the orders of leader Suu Kyi, the residents complained that requisite compensation had not been provided.
Pakistan has said that the two Chinese men were preachers who had posed as business people to enter the country.
“This Subodh is representative of Bangladesh at the present time. He is the representative of the unemployed and the marginalised people. He is the representative of good sense.”
What is common between ‘strangers’ living in Pakistan’s largest metropolis?
Studies show that the youth faces an increasing rate of unemployment as well as a widening gender gap in the Arab countries, the Middle East, the North of Africa, as well as in Asia and the Pacific.
India’s membership of the SCO is a manifestation of the reality that India’s interests are as much in the Indian Ocean as the Eurasian landmass.
Sher Bahadur Deuba called on the Madhesi parties to participate in the second phase of local elections and urged them not to doubt his commitment on passing the constitution amendment Bill.
In addition to boosting trade and investment ties between Central Asia and South Asia, it could serve as a future platform for India-Pakistan dialogue.
Pakistan is one of the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists, with CPJ noting a total of 88 journalist and media worker deaths since 1992.
The three-time PM takes over at a crucial time in Nepal, which is holding the first local-level polls in 20 years, resisted by Madhesi groups.
Timothy Nunan’s Humanitarian Invasion: Global Development in Cold War Afghanistan is an insightful and lucid account of contemporary Afghanistan.
With the coalition of Madhesi parties saying it will boycott the local elections – Nepal’s first in 20 years – the political elite must do what it can to convince it to be a part of the process.
More than 1,000 demonstrators rallied near the site of the blast for which they held President Ghani and chief executive Abdullah Abdullah responsible.
Taliban’s warning came after reports that Ghani would order the execution of 11 militants on death row in revenge for the bomb attack in Kabul.
The death toll in Sri Lanka’s floods rose to 203, with 94 people still missing.
Sri Lankan President Sirisena and Prime Minister Wickremasinghe have ordered police to uphold the law, but the violence against Muslims has not ended.
‘Cyclone Mora’, with wind up to 135 kph and heavy rain, hit southeast Bangladesh around Cox’s Bazaar and the border with neighbouring Myanmar on Tuesday.
Thousands of Rohingya refugees took shelter in the ruins of their camps and waited for help after a night in the rain.
While the motorable road connecting Arunachal Pradesh and Bhutan remains incomplete, the age-old foot route continues to ferry locals across the border.