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Heavy gunfire erupts in South Sudan capital

President Salva Kiir and his deputy were both at the presidential compound preparing to address the media when sporadic gunfire and artillery was heard outside lasting for around 30 minutes.

Nepal earthquake: Facebook launches new safety tool for people in affected areas

Facebook's has extended its safety feature to allow people affected by Nepal's earthquake to inform their loved ones of their 'safety status'.

Nepal takes Indian TV channels off air, Delhi heads to crisis table

With supplies running low, youth cadres of major political parties are whipping up anti-India sentiments and all Indian TV channels were taken off air Tuesday by cable operators.

ISIS claims responsibility of Italian aid worker killed in Bangladesh

This is the first time that the ISIS has claimed responsibility of an attack in Muslim-majority Bangladesh.

Xi to take up issue with Modi: Prachanda

He said he had spoken to Doval and “despite his promise to lift the blockade in three hours, nothing has been done even in eight hours after that.”

UML leader Bidhya Devi Bhandari elected as Nepal President

Bidhya Devi Bhandari, Vice Chairperson of the ruling Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist, has been elected the new President of Nepal.

Publisher of secular books killed, three bloggers wounded in Bangladesh

The attacks in Dhaka come amid fears about the rise of radical Islam in Bangladesh. At least four atheist bloggers have been murdered in the impoverished country this year.

Nepal to amend Constitution to address Madhesis’ demands, India welcomes move

The Nepal government has decided to amend the new Constitution to address two key demands of agitating Madhesis regarding proportional representation and constituency delimitation, a move which is likely to be welcomed by India.

17-year-old boy killed in Madhesi protest in Nepal

Seventeen-year-old Sheikh Tarvej was hit by a police bullet as Front supporters chased the officers inside a police post showering them with bricks and stones.

Nepal PM Oli wants end to ‘undeclared blockade’

Madhesi agitators clash with Indians near border.

Nepal govt asks Sri Sri to broker talks with Narendra Modi

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and Modi, who have known each other since 2000 when the PM was an RSS pracharak, have met each other a few times in the last year-and-a-half.

Pak capable of defending itself against India: Khawaja Asif

Asif said: "The extremist mentality with which (Prime Minister) Narendra Modi soared to great heights, the same mentality has now triggered his fall."