Sirisena dissolves parliament, orders snap vote 5 January

Sri Lankas president Maithripala Sirisena on Friday dissolved parliament and called a snap election after failing to gain enough support for his nominee for prime minister,

Indonesia calls off the search for plane crash victims

Indonesia on Saturday called off the search for passengers of a Lion Air plane, almost two weeks after the jetliner plunged into the Java Sea killing 189 people on board. Some

AL easing up ahead of polls: Economist

The Bangladesh Awami League does not have to rely on ‘ruthlessness’ to overcome electoral challenges, given the economic success and favourable opinion polls, says The

Dhaka-Panchagarh direct train service begins

The much-awaited direct train service on Panchagarh-Dhaka route began on Saturday, aiming to ease communications with country's northern district, report UNB. Additional

Two teenage boys killed amid Awami League clash in Dhaka’s Adabor

Two teenage boys were run over by a vehicle and killed amid a clash between two factions of the Awami League in the Adabor area of Dhaka’s Mohammadpur.

Captain Kohli draws flak for leave India remark

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli was in the eye of a storm on social media on Thursday after he suggested a local cricket fan relocate to another country for preferring to watch

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