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A Rohingya rights group has asked the Bangladeshi refugee commissioner's office to allocate a plot of land for members of the minority group to...
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More than two dozen new coronavirus cases in China and the first New Zealand infections in almost a month on Tuesday underlined the immense...
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Malaysia pulls out of Hajj due to coronavirus fears

Malaysia on Thursday pulled out of the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca over coronavirus fears days after neighbouring Indonesia, the world's biggest Muslim-majority nation,...
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Origin of Rohingya coronavirus: Myanmar or Bangladesh?

Bangladesh and Myanmar are at odds over the origin of two coronavirus cases confirmed among the latter’s Rohingya community.The dispute started when Myanmar’s Health...
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Lockdown lifted in Bangladesh despite pandemic’s rampage

Bangladesh lifted its coronavirus lockdown Sunday, with millions heading back to work in densely populated cities and towns even as the country logged a...
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How Muslims are controlling the corona spread? Saudi, Iran, Singapore, Jordan vs Pakistan

The spread of Coronavirus has brought the whole world to an unruly apocalyptic regime. Today, no one can find the right balance between work...
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Malaysia has sent back 150 shipping containers of plastic waste to mostly wealthier nations, with the Southeast Asian country saying Monday it would not...
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Bangladesh Chief Justice charged with corruption

AFP| Bangladesh's anti-graft office has charged the former chief justice with corruption nearly two years after he fled the country saying he was forced to...
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Sri Lanka blasts: what we know so far

AFP |Sri Lanka was rocked Sunday by a series of deadly blasts that killed more than 290 people and injured hundreds more. Here is...
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Sri Lanka bombings: The ugliest side of asymmetrical warfare

News Analysis |A series of highly coordinated bomb attacks on churches and hotels rattled Sri Lanka and rest of the world leaving nearly 200...
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‘Horrific’, ‘cruel’, ‘sad’: World leaders react to Sri Lanka blasts

AFP |Religious and world leaders have condemned a series of blasts in Sri Lanka that killed more than 290 people on Sunday, including dozens...
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Police suspect Islamist terrorists for Sri Lanka Easter attack

AFP |At least 290 are now known to have died in a series of bomb blasts that tore through churches and luxury hotels in...
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Indian soldier kills three comrades in Kashmir

AFP |A paramilitary trooper in Indian-administered Kashmir shot dead three of his comrades early Thursday, officials said, as fresh violence raged in the restive...
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South Asian-ness of Media: A similarity beyond borders

Farah Adeed |What differentiates people living in Pakistan from those living in India? What are the distinctive traits of those living in Bangladesh and Nepal?...
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MBS must walk geopolitical tightrope during Asian tour

James M Dorsey |Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s three-nation tour of Asia is as much about demonstrating he stands tall – despite Western...
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Sheikh Hasina Wajid and her Awami League have once again won general elections in Bangladesh, held on December 30, 2018. This is her re-election...
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Myanmar ‘too slow’ in allowing Rohingya return: UN chief

AFP |UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday criticized as "too slow" Myanmar's efforts to allow the return of Rohingya Muslim refugees, describing the lack...
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Two monks shot dead as violence flares in Thailand’s deep south

AFP |Gunmen in Thailand's deep south shot dead two Buddhist monks and wounded two others inside a temple, police said Saturday, capping a week...
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Bangladesh garment workers reject pay rise, stage protests

News Desk |Several thousand garment workers took to the streets in Bangladesh on Monday, rejecting a pay hike in the crucial export industry as...
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Tajikistan is ready to provide cheap electricity to Pakistan – Envoy

News Desk |The Rawalpindi Chamber Of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) on Friday, 11th January hosted a farewell ceremony for the outgoing Ambassador of Tajikistan, H.E...
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Taliban-US talks in trouble from Kabul’s role in ceasefire

News Analysis |The much-hyped talks between the United States and the Afghan Taliban appear to be in trouble due to an “agenda disagreement”. The...
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What does Sheikh Hasina’s power consolidation for the third time mean for Pakistan?

News Analysis |Sheikh Hasina Wajid has secured a landslide victory in Bangladesh general election virtually clean sweeping almost entire of the contested seats. The...
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Bangladesh’s Hasina gets landslide win as opposition demands new vote

AFP |Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina got a landslide win in a general election Sunday that was marred by opposition claims of vote-rigging and...
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10,500 arrests ahead of Bangladesh poll: opposition

AFP |Bangladesh police have arrested more than 10,500 opposition activists in a crackdown ahead of elections this week, opposition parties said Tuesday. The figures...
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OIC strongly denounces killing of innocent Kashmiris by Indian forces

News Analysis |The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretariat General strongly condemned the killing of innocent Kashmiris by the Indian forces in the occupied...
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Eleven dead as gunfight sparks protests in Indian Kashmir: police

AFP |Seven civilians were killed as Indian troops fired on protesters Saturday after a gunfight left three armed rebels and a soldier dead in...
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Fall of Dhaka 1971: Questioning the Iconic 3 million

Is the Bangladesh government’s official figure of three million a fair estimate of the number of people killed by the Pakistan military and its...
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Violence escalates in IoK as 4 policemen killed

AFP |Suspected Kashmiri fighters attacked a police post in Indian occupied Kashmir Tuesday killing four officers, police said, two days after soldiers killed two...

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