The US and UN have discussed the international community’s efforts to help bring an end to the Myanmar military’s violence and repression that has been going on since the February 1 military coup.
A senior US senator, Lindsey Graham, on Tuesday described American President Joe Biden’s reluctance to reach out to Prime Minister Imran Khan as ‘stunning,” and warned that ignoring Pakistan while withdrawing from Afghanistan could lead to a disaster.
Indian security agencies are probing the possibility of the involvement of Chinese national Han Junwei, who was arrested near the border with Bangladesh on June 10, in a conspiracy relating to national security and not just financial fraud.
Prime Minister Imran Khan spoke about rape and "temptation" in a recent interview with Jonathan Swan for Axios and no one is happy with what he said.
The Taliban said on Sunday they were committed to peace talks, adding they wanted an "Islamic system" in Afghanistan that would make provisions for women's rights in line with cultural traditions and religious rules.
The governments of South Asian countries, including Bangladesh, have failed to play their roles in controlling the spread of the coronavirus and come up with sustainable and effective recovery solutions to the pandemic induced crisis.
Landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy rain across Nepal this week killed 11 people including one Indian and two Chinese workers at a development project, while 25 people were missing elsewhere, officials said on Friday.
With an eye on China, India today called for an open and inclusive order in the Indo-Pacific based upon respect for sovereignty, territorial integrity of countries, peaceful resolutions of disputes through dialogue, and adherence to international rules and laws.