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.
“The situation is very terrifying, houses are burning, all the people ran away from their homes, parents and children were divided, some were lost, some are dead.”
“Many of those fleeing are women and children, some of whom are wounded,” UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a statement.
China publicly remained silent on pull-out of Chinese troops in Doklam, but explicitly stated that all Indian troops have withdrawn and that it will continue to “exercise its sovereign rights”.
The Doklam standoff has opened a route to the resolution of the long simmering Himalayan border dispute. Can Modi turn the present draw into a victory?
The landslide sent rubble sweeping over 34 homes in Zhangjiawan township in the city of Bijie, Guizhou province.
The flight of large numbers of Muslim Rohingya and Buddhist civilians from the northern part of Myanmar’s Rakhine state was triggered by coordinated attacks by Rohingya insurgents.
The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative pointed to a 1996 verdict of the Supreme Court on Chakma refugees to back its plea.
The fighting – still going on in some areas – marked a major escalation in a simmering conflict in the northwestern state since last October
This is his first Indian sojourn since he left the Indian ocean island nation in January 2016.
If implemented, the new policy will likely lead to confrontation with nuclear-armed Pakistan, but that does not mean the US should shy away from holding Islamabad’s feet to the fire.
The National Accountability Bureau had issued summons to Sharif, his children – sons Hussain and Hasan, daughter Maryam and son-in-law Captain Safdar.
Happy Akhter of Magura, Lippi Akhter of Moulvibazar and Rikta of Patuakhali districts are among six women employees of a refueling station in Narayanganj.
The death toll from drowning, snakebite, house collapse and landslide triggered by monsoon rains and floods rose to over 600 people on August 19.
The tragedy for Pakistan at 70 is that the new “powers-that-be” are as morally and politically bankrupt as the old ones.
Nepalese kings organised massive hunts to get on the good side of the British – hunts that may have been terrible for conservation, but worked diplomatic magic.
Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar also claimed that China has not shared any hydrological data with India this year.
With the ICJ to adjudicate on the Kulbhushan Jadhav case over the next few years, having an Indian judge on the bench is a national priority.
India’s actions prove that what separates an illegal immigrant from a refugee is not a question of actual persecution but of political expediency.
According to an index developed by Oxfam and Development Finance International, six South Asian countries rank in the bottom 20 in terms of addressing inequalities.
Hussein’s The Weary Generations, a quintessential partition novel, is till date an accurate account depicting Pakistan’s condition and contradictions.
The decision to put forward Sharif’s wife is in keeping with Pakistan’s tradition of dynastic politics and also indicates the former premier will likely remain involved behind the scenes.
The army dispatched about 500 soldiers to several towns near the border with Bangladesh on Thursday, including the towns of Buthidaung and Maungdaw.
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj met with Bhutanese foreign minister Damcho Dorji on the sidelines of the BIMSTEC ministerial meeting.
CRPF is conducting an inquiry into the incident at its level.
Vietnam wins promised support from a US aircraft carrier and greater defence cooperation as tension intensifies with China over the disputed South China Sea.
Nepal’s Deputy Prime Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara wants India and China to use “peaceful diplomatic means” to resolve the issue.
Sharif and the PML-N leadership have decided that Shahbaz should continue in his role as chief minister of the politically vital Punjab province.
A fruit truck loaded with explosives detonated on Monday in Lahore, wounding at least 22 people, with no one claiming immediate responsibility.