Dek: North Korean leader’s most frequent pen pal has been Syria’s Bashar al Assad in the first half of 2021. Here's why
PM Narendra Modi holds face-to-face talks with several pro-India leaders from disputed Kashmir, the first such meeting since his right-wing government annexed the Himalayan territory, detained thousands and imposed a tough crackdown.
Key politicians with background of anti-Taliban or anti-Soviet resistance are converging in their areas of influence to mobilise forces for a likely face-off with the marching Taliban. But rights groups fear such militias could become abusive force.
Released on bail after being imprisoned for 13 months, one of the leading figures in India's anti-CAA movement will not be scared into silence.
Aquino, who was succeeded by President Rodrigo Duterte, waged an anti-corruption agenda during his term and ushered in key economic reforms.
Guam's governor recently told US President Joe Biden in a letter that the territory is ready to host Afghans who worked as interpreters or somehow helped US operations over the past 20 years.
Turkey has offered to guard and run Hamid Karzai airport after NATO's withdrawal and a US delegation is expected to travel to Turkey to discuss Kabul airport's security on Thursday, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar says.
Hong Kong’s sole remaining anti-Bejing newspaper is publishing its last edition, forced to shut down after five editors and executives were arrested and millions of dollars in its assets were frozen as part of China's crackdown on dissent.
Officials say the insurgents, who are calling on Afghan troops "in enemy ranks" to surrender, have burned buildings, closed schools and planted IEDs in the districts they have seized.
India has classified Delta coronavirus variant carrying a mutation as a "variant of concern". It has an extra genetic tweak that could allow the virus to evade the human immune system.
Investigators are trying to determine whether the blast near Hafiz Seed’s house was caused by a suicide bombing or remote detonation.
Rights group says the social media giant breaches own policies in Myanmar and earlier promised to take down content that incites violence against protesters.
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