The Riah, a 58-meter (190-foot) oil tanker, typically made trips from Dubai and Sharjah on the UAE's west coast, entered Iranian waters and turned off its tracker two days ago.
In an exclusive interview with TRT World, President Ashraf Ghani said Afghanistan can only secure long-lasting peace with a democratic system.
A drive to document businesses tests the limits of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s cash-strapped government.
Once again the underbelly of the Indian society is exposed and the case has become a rallying point for activists demanding a change in the laws to protect vulnerable couples.
Airspace reopened to civil aviation "with immediate effect," Pakistan's aviation authority says, following months of curbs imposed in the wake of tensions with India since February sparked by a suicide attack on Indian troops in disputed Kashmir.
Floods and landslides caused by heavy downpours wreaked havoc in the region, killing at least 100 people in a week. Officials warned the death toll could rise.
The Cox's Bazar district – home to nearly one million Rohingya Muslims – has seen at least 58.5 centimetres of rain since July 2, Bangladesh's meteorological department said.
Triggered by heavy rainfall, the floods and landslides have left 43 people dead with 24 missing in Nepal. More than 1,100 people have been rescued from flooded areas.
The attack in Badghis province, started around 08:10 GMT when a group of men, some wearing suicide vests, entered the hotel. Two out of the three attackers have been killed, the interior ministry said.
The $141 million moon mission or Chandrayaan-2 mission, scheduled to touch down on September 6 or 7, will map the moon's surface and search for water.
Officials say a boy set off his explosives inside the house of a pro-Kabul militia commander in Nangarhar province, wounding 40.
At least 20 people have been killed in the second such incident within a span of few weeks.
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