Pakistan invites India to a meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly and India accepts. Less than 24 hours later India cancels deliver a scathing statement against Pakistan's prime minister. What exactly happened?
Celebrations broke out across the tropical archipelago with opposition supporters carrying yellow flags of Ibrahim Mohamed Solih’s Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) and dancing on the streets.
Around 240,000 Maldivians will head to the polls on Sunday to choose their president in the small Indian Ocean nation.
Turkish government aims to incentivise investors by reducing the investment threshold for high net worth individuals seeking citizenship.
Pakistan came into existence and was declared a sovereign nation after the Partition of erstwhile British India on August 14-15, 1947.
Increasingly hostile to dissent, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's government wants to halt anti-government momentum ahead of elections later this year. It could backfire.
Sheikh, an exchange student at the Santa Fe High School in Texas, was killed along with nine others after a heavily armed student opened fire on his classmates Friday.
Bodu Bala Sena leader Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara is a man whose words lead to action. When he threatens Muslims in a speech, mobs ransack Muslim neighbourhoods. And people die. Off the podium, the Buddhist monk remains the ultimate showman.
Violent attacks against Muslims have been on the rise since 2012. Hardline Sinhalese Buddhist groups are widely believed to be responsible and social media has also played a role.
Muslims have been in Sri Lanka for centuries, and for centuries they lived alongside the Sinhalese people in peace and harmony. But an ultra-nationalist ideology led by hardline Buddhists is now putting this relationship in peril.
The rape and murder of Asifa Bano contains within it the story of Kashmir's marginalised communities.
Police had been placed on alert in the central hill station town following unrest that saw a man killed and Muslim businesses set alight.
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