The immense hydropower potential of both countries could help accelerate the economic development in the region.
China’s Taiwan affairs office said any interference with or damage to the “one China” principle would seriously impact the stability of the Taiwan Strait.
Locals fear that recent threats of extortion and targeted killings earlier this year mark an attempt by the Taliban to regain a foothold in the mountainous area.
About 250 years ago, Bengal suffered a debilitating famine under colonial rule, partially brought on by changes in the colonial currency system.
The appointments are being seen as an effort by Qamar Javed Bajwa to put in place a ‘new team’ after taking charge as the 16th chief of army staff.
Five officials at the bank were guilty of negligence and carelessness in a cyber-heist of $81 million that happened earlier this year, in February.
Sirisena had cancelled the gazette notice issued by then governor of Sri Lanka Robert Brownrigg in 1818 naming the Sinhalese leaders as traitors.
The National Defence Authorisation Act imposes four conditions on Pakistan to be eligible for the $400 mn – all centred on Islamabad significantly targeting the Haqqani network.
There have been a number of communal attacks across the country, but the state has either been in denial or complicit. Where do people look for justice?
Indian officials say the arrest of an ISIS fighter who claims to have been preparing to attack the Indian consulate in Jalalabad is “vindication” of New Delhi’s belief of strong Pakistani links propping up the militant group’s operations in Afghanistan.
Engine trouble was initially believed responsible, but many questions remain.
A fire at a luxury hotel in the Pakistani city of Karachi killed at least 11people on Monday and injured dozens, media reported.
If durable solutions are not found soon, extremist political factions are likely to gain ground as social frustrations increase.
The summit declaration called for regional and international cooperation to eliminate terrorism
Research into banks’ charitable activities shows a strong interest in disclosing donations made the the ruling family’s causes.
Trump’s Offer to Resolve Pakistan’s ‘Outstanding Problems’ Should be to Stop Terror Sponsorship: India
‘You are a terrific guy. You are doing amazing work which is visible in every way. I am looking forward to see you soon,’ Trump told Nawaz Sharif.
China’s statement comes in the wake of a series of attacks by ethnic armed groups on Myanmar security forces and people crossing into China to escape.
Lieutenant General Qamar Javed Bajwa had once pointed out that the bigger threat was from militants, not India, but that view may not necessary hold.
With the reputation of being one of the most successful captains in Test cricket history, Khan surely possesses leadership skills. But whether leading a nation of 200 million people is the same as leading a cricket team is open to question.
General Bajwa will likely take charge of the world’s sixth-largest army by troop numbers in a formal handover on Tuesday.
Raheel Sharif’s retirement is certainly unusual and creditable in the context of strengthening institutional conventions in Pakistan, he being only the seventh army chief out of 15 to have quit on time.
Constant feuding between a myriad of political parties has fuelled political turmoil and weak governance in Nepal, delaying efforts to rebuild the country.
It is important to support and maintain the capital that we have as a champion of the developing world, India’s foreign secretary said.
The Ministry of Health’s Than Htun Aung said measures to control mosquitoes in cities were progressing slowly because of a lack of staff and funding.
Using anecdotal evidence in Faith, Unity, Discipline: The Inter-Service-Intelligence (ISI) of Pakistan, Hein G. Kiessling proves that the Pakistani military’s abiding aim is to ensure it has permanent veto power over the country’s civilian leaders.
Given that it is in effect state sanctioned, the ‘festival of writing’ will not see discussions on the restrictive and censorious environment Bangladeshi writers are forced to work in.
The BBIN agreement is a diplomatic priority for Narendra Modi, who has pushed it to showcase that Pakistan’s intransigence has been the main roadblock to regional integration in South Asia.
The Philippines has handed over $15.25 million to Bangladesh of the $81 million that was transferred to four bank accounts in Manila during the heist.
Although Pakistan officially continues to deny ISIS’s presence, the attacks claimed by ISIS’s leadership shows a rise of the movement by partnering with local sectarian groups.
Reportage from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, the Maldives and Bangladesh.
Looking beyond Asia, India and Japan have also raised the stakes by including Africa in their development strategy, implicitly setting up a rival to China’s One Belt, One Road.
World Bank’s decision to have two parallel dispute mechanisms, illegally, raises question about workability of Indus Waters Treaty, Indian officials said.
A journalist at an English-language newspaper said she was fired following government criticism of her reporting of allegations of rape by soldiers
The British High Commission confirmed that Yasin Mohammad Abdus Samad Talukder was detained in July, shortly after the Bangladeshi police accused him of having links to Islamic militants, but authorities have denied any involvement in his detention.
Train traffic between Karachi and the rest of the country was suspended after the collision near the city’s Landi Railway Station.
Pakistan needs to move away from the realist view of security that fans the military guardianship flame, advocates a Cold War mentality and zero-sum games.
Labourers in the Gaddani ship-breaking industry often work in poor conditions without basic protective gear.
The ride-sharing app means different things in different countries. In Karachi and Lahore, it has highlighted economic inequalities.
Khan has vowed not to back down unless Sharif either resigns or submits himself for investigation regarding the ‘Panama Papers’ leaks.
Rights groups have denounced the possible execution of Imdad Ali, who was convicted for the murder of a cleric and later diagnosed with schizophrenia.