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July 3, 2015 2:31 pm

The military train derailed on Thursday while crossing the Chanawan canal near Gujranwala in eastern Punjab province killing at least 17 and wounding 5.

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July 1, 2015 4:43 pm

The Islamabad High Court in mid April had ordered the trial court to conclude the Mumbai attack case in two months.

July 1, 2015 3:38 pm

Through comic books and mural paintings, Pakistani artists seek to tackle indoctrination of youth by extremist organizations, the root cause of growing terrorism.

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July 1, 2015 1:24 pm

Myint Naing is among thousands of Burmese fishermen who are tricked or sold into forced labor in fishing industry, forced to work under harsh conditions with little pay.

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June 30, 2015 3:23 pm

Anisa Rasouli, the head of the Afghan Women Judges Association and a former juvenile court judge, was the only female nominated to the nine-member bench.

June 27, 2015 8:39 pm

The heat wave struck Karachi at a time when the city's Muslim majority was observing the dawn-to-dusk fasting month of Ramadan.

June 27, 2015 5:06 pm

The incessant rains, caused by a virtually persistent low in the Bay of Bengal, in the past two days and resulting in the swelling of rivers have also marooned millions of people in several hundred villages in the region.

June 26, 2015 5:15 am

Sushma Swaraj announced that the government of India had pledged to provide $1 billion for Nepal’s reconstruction over a period of five years.

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June 25, 2015 6:32 pm

Pakistan today accused India of politicising the UN Security Council's Sanctions Committee by making unfounded "insinuations" against it, days after China blocked India's move calling for action against Pakistan over 26/11 mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi's release.

June 25, 2015 4:00 pm

"I am not surprised with the result. Those who didn't vote for the change have shown they are against change," Suu Kyi said.

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June 25, 2015 3:51 pm

Myanmar's parliament rejected changes to two clauses that would allow Suu Kyi to compete in the elections and remove military veto power.

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June 25, 2015 12:59 pm

Foreign donors and agencies announced billions of dollars to aid Nepal's reconstruction but the funds still fall short of the required total of USD 6.7 billion.

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June 25, 2015 3:37 pm

BBC report claimed Pak party received funds from India; ‘Report was planted by Pak army to defame us’

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June 24, 2015 4:39 pm

"What disputed territory," Dar angrily asked as he cited the expected economic benefits of the corridor and said, "Gilgit-Baltistan is part of Pakistan."

June 24, 2015 4:33 pm

The heatwave, sweeping across southern Sindh province, has been going on since the start of Ramadan last week, wreaking havoc and triggering an emergency situation in major hospitals of the province.

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June 24, 2015 2:35 pm

The port city has been in the grip of a heat wave called the worst in at least a decade, with temperatures reaching 45° Celsius.

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June 24, 2015 9:00 am

Suspects killed several police officers with knives and bombs after speeding through a traffic checkpoint in a car in Kashgar's Tahtakoruk district

June 23, 2015 5:51 pm

A 15-year-old school boy who was taking a selfie while pointing a toygun at his friend died after the police in Pakistan's Punjab province mistook them for armed robbers and opened fire on them.

June 23, 2015 5:08 pm

Bloggers, who have been constantly living under the threat of being killed by the fundamentalists feels that Bangladesh government should be more proactive in stopping the attacks on bloggers and intellectuals of Bangladesh.

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June 20, 2015 6:47 pm

In separate raids, the ANF seized 10.6 tonnes of Hashish, 517 kilograms of Morphine and 55 kilograms of Marijuana.

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June 20, 2015 8:34 am

Afghan Taliban and Haqqani network continued to find safe haven in Pakistan and although the country's military operations disrupted the actions of these groups, it did not directly target them.

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June 17, 2015 2:03 pm

Kerry said the talks, which have a deadline of June 30, "remain tough," but insisted the US had not changed its position "one iota" in recent months.

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June 16, 2015 12:05 pm

The height of the world's tallest mountain at 8,848 meterthe height of the world's tallest mountain at 8,848 metre was left unaffected was left unaffected by the devastating earthquakes that hit Nepal.

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June 15, 2015 2:03 pm

Six heritage sites reopened to bring back tourists as the government worries that the fear of quakes will effect tourism.

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June 15, 2015 12:47 pm

Pakistan's Interior Ministry has halted an order it made closing the office of the international aid group Save the Children in Islamabad, an official said Sunday.

June 15, 2015 12:35 am

The resignation by Amnesty International (AI) vice-president follows announcement of total “dissociation” from the human rights body by its founder-chairperson (Nepal Chapter) Krishna Pahadi.

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June 14, 2015 10:35 pm

It has calculated the damage extent in housing and human settlements, the sector suffering the most damage, at Rs 330 billion.

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June 13, 2015 9:44 pm

Setting up a National Reconstruction fund of USD 2 billion, the Nepali government last month urged the international community to contribute to the fund.

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June 14, 2015 6:47 am

Sharif said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPCEC) holds enormous potential for transforming lives of region's people.

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June 13, 2015 2:46 pm

Over 240 suspected militants have been arrested by Pakistani security forces after a search operation in the restive Balochistan province, officials said Saturday.

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June 13, 2015 12:10 pm

An Afghan official says at least 20 police officers have been killed after militants ambushed checkpoints in the country's volatile southern Helmand province.

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June 12, 2015 5:18 pm

The first quake was recorded at 1.22 am (local time) with its epicenter in Dolakha district. Another tremor of 4.4 magnitude was recorded at 10.19 am (local time).

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June 12, 2015 8:34 am

Pakistan has been sharply critical of India with its leaders slamming Modi's recent remarks in Bangladesh that Pakistan was creating disturbance and instigating terrorism in India.

June 11, 2015 5:03 pm

The suicide bomber, who was riding a motorcycle, blew himself up near a vehicle in the northwestern city of Peshawar.

June 11, 2015 10:09 pm

Pakistan, which owns about 120 nuclear warheads, has the fastest growing nuclear weapons programme in the world.

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June 11, 2015 5:32 pm

The landslide hit during the night in Taplejung district, about 500 kilometers (310 miles) east of the capital, Kathmandu, said government administrator Surendra Bhattarai.