News Category : Neighbours

Activist who used humour to highlight war is gunned down in Syria

A prominent anti-government activist in Syria who used biting wit to draw international attention to his country’s plight was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in his hometown

Texas students will now learn that slavery was ‘central’ to the civil war

The Texas State Board of Education has revised its standards for social studies curriculums in public schools to say that the expansion of slavery played “the central role” in

Qawmi madrasa students visit Dhaka University campus

For many of the Qawmi madrasa students who came to the capital on Sunday to attend a rally at the Suhrawardy Udyan, it was their first visit to Dhaka University. Some took a tour

Pakistani religious leader known as ‘father of the Taliban’ killed

A Pakistani Muslim spiritual leader known as the “father of the Taliban” was killed Friday evening by a knife-wielding assailant who sneaked into his bedroom, officials said,

At least 59 killed as train hits crowd in northern India

A commuter train travelling at high speed ran through a crowd of people on the rail tracks in northern India killing at least 59 people on Friday, state officials said, making it

Malaysias Anwar wins by-election, steps closer to premiership

Malaysias Anwar Ibrahim won a by-election engineered for his return to parliament by an overwhelming majority on Saturday, bringing him closer to the premiership that has been

Dhaka summons Myanmar ambassador for misrepresenting Bangladesh on map

The foreign ministry has summoned Myanmar Ambassador Lwin Oo to protest what officials call Naypyidaw’s ‘misrepresentation’ of Bangladesh on its map.

India’s Rohingya refugees struggle with hatred, fear as first group is expelled

Hours after Indian TV channels flashed that the country was deporting seven Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar, Sahidullah said he received a call from his nephew: "Uncle, please get us

Carnage at Afghan election rally as suicide bomber strikes

A suicide bomber blew himself up at an election rally in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar on Tuesday, killing at least 13 people and wounding more than 30, officials

Indian police stop farmers’ march to Delhi using water cannons, teargas

Farmers marching towards Delhi, as part of the Bharatiya Kisan Union’s protest demanding farm loan waiver to fuel price cuts, were stopped at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border on

Indonesian quake toll jumps to 832 dead as rescuers struggle

The toll from an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia soared on Sunday to 832 confirmed dead, with authorities fearing it will only climb as rescuers struggle to reach outlying

UN has no right to interfere in internal Myanmar matters, says army chief Min Aung Hliang

The head of Myanmar’s defence forces says that the UN has no right to interfere the country’s sovereignty, reports the Myawady Daily. Senior General Min Aung Hlaing’s

Neighbours Chloe Brennan to be arrested after devastating health news

Neighbours airs a shock arrest for Chloe Brennan next week, as she spirals out of control following some shocking news about her health. A big new storyline will see Chloe (April

Neighbours reveals Mark Brennan and Elly Conway future after a big ultimatum

Neighbours has revealed a first look at the moment that Mark Brennan and Elly Conway finally get their act together and become a couple. The pair have been dancing around the

Neighbours Sonya Rebecchi is left devastated as the Fake Dee fallout continues

Neighbours couple Sonya and Toadie Rebecchi face more marriage problems next week, as they try to come to terms with the recent big changes in their lives. The Rebecchis have

Neighbours spoiler: David doubts Aaron ahead of the wedding

Defensive Paul claims that hes only shown Aaron support and certainly didnt know he was injured. David worries that Aaron hasnt learned from his mistakes – hes still keeping

Justice remains elusive for women

Two years have passed since a stalker murdered their beloved daughter Suraiya Akhter Risha but justice remains elusive in the cobweb of legal procedure. Parents of Risha, 14, a

US aid chief calls on Myanmar to end violence against Rohingyas

Mark Green, administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), visited Rohingya refugee camps on a three-day visit to Bangladesh this week. The

Bangladesh wants verifiable concrete information on Rohingyas from Myanmar

Both countries agreed in the second meeting of the Joint Working Group held in Dhaka on Thursday to start repatriation soon. They expressed their resolve to work together for

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