Bangladesh was already home to 4,00,000 Rohingya before the latest crisis erupted.
The Supreme Court in July disqualified Sharif because he did not declare a monthly salary, equivalent to $2,722, from a company owned by his son.
The Milli Muslim League party loyal to Hafiz Saeed is backing a candidate in Sunday’s by-election.
The foray into politics of the Milli Muslim League party, which is loyal to Hafiz Saeed, is a key step in a military-proposed plan to mainstream militant groups.
“What is our country, where are we from, where will we go; that is what I have to ask your people.”
The horrific fire that claimed 23 students has ignited the debate about the lack of safety measures in private, religious schools across the country.
One of his patients, 21-year-old Umar Rashid Dutt, also an Indian-American, has been arrested and charged with first degree murder.
For the residents of this city of nearly two million, ‘informality’ is an all-encompassing, defining feature of everyday life in the capital.
The statement dropped an explicit reference to the South China Sea, even as both sides made an indirect criticism of China’s Belt and Road Initiative.
The first tranche of the relief material reached Chittagong in an Indian Air Force plane today.
A UN commission of experts defined ethnic cleansing as “rendering an area ethnically homogeneous by using force or intimidation to remove persons of given groups”.
Government aid for flood reconstruction is going to landowners rather than tenant farmers, who often enter verbal contracts and cannot prove their status.
The top UN human rights official has called Myanmar’s operations against the Rohingya as “a textbook example of ethnic cleansing”.
Suu Kyi’s office has confirmed she will be giving the UN General Assembly a miss to focus on the deteriorating internal security situation back home.
The treason charges against Cambodia’s opposition leader Kem Sokha are another step towards autocracy in the kingdom of wonder.
The Kem Sokha led CNRP remains undeterred in the face of the ban threat by PM Hun Sen, confirming its participation in the 2018 national election.
After Bangladesh’s parliamentary resolution urging the international community to mount pressure on Myanmar, the US calls for stopping of violence and ending displacement of all civilians.
Surely now is a time for a word on the plight of the Rohingya people.
Maybe there is a solution out there – and if not a solution, at least some hope for the Rohingya.
PM Hun Sen has threatened dissolution of the CNRP after its members boycotted a parliamentary vote to prosecute Kem Sokha, their leader, charged with treason.
Nearly 300,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh and 30,000 non-Muslim civilians have been displaced.
Reports have said that Pakistan deployed a 15,000-strong military force to protect Chinese nationals working on various projects linked to the CPEC.
Passing through Pakistani Punjab on my bicycle, I could recognise how India and Pakistan are cut from the same cloth — even though subtle differences between them were not difficult to spot.
The effectiveness of India’s strategy will be measured not by the length of road China may build at the tri-junction but by the diplomatic bonds it establishes with Bhutan.
Human Rights Watch interviewed over 50 Rohingya refugees who had fled to Bangladesh, who recounted harrowing tales of fleeing violence.
“All the Muslims in our village, about 10,000, fled. Some were killed by gunshots, the rest came here. There’s not a single person left.”
“We have to take care of our citizens, we have to take care of everybody who is in our country, whether or not they are our citizens,” Aung San Suu Kyi said.
Despite widespread accusations against the Myanmar government of genocide and ethnic cleansing of Rohingyas, India has planned to deport around 40,000 Rohingya refugees.
The decision by South Korea to deploy the anti-missile THAAD system comes amid calls by the United States for harsher sanctions against the nuclear North.
Many have died along the way. Others have found themselves detained by human traffickers, demanding payment for their rescue.
The Trump regime has informed the Congress that it “strongly supports” transfers of F-18 and F-16 fighter proposals put forth by Boeing and Lockheed Martin respectively.
If there are fewer monsoon depressions in the Bay of Bengal then what is driving these rainfall extremes? A new study finds some answers.
How can India, a country which has hosted refugees ever since its foundation as a nation, deport thousands of people based on their ethnicity and faith?
The Myanmar government is believed to be laying landmines across its border with Bangladesh, in a bid to thwart attempts to return by the Rohingya.
With support from a UN specialised agency, activists in the South Asian country are helping small rural entrepreneurs strengthen the rural economy and create job opportunities.
Officials said nearly 500 Hindus arrived in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, bordering Myanmar, along with tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims amid escalated violence at home.
Former president and military ruler Musharraf is alleged to have been part of a broad conspiracy to have his political rival killed before elections. He has denied the allegation.
Most government action in India, where the flooding has hit hardest, has been focused on relief, with weak early warning systems and too little focus on prevention.
Senior Indian diplomats insist that the Rohingya issue is not just about security but also contain developmental and humanitarian elements.
Bhutto was assassinated in a suicide and gun attack in Rawalpindi in 2007, weeks after she returned from exile to campaign in elections to bring back civilian rule.