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SC deliberates on Sharif's fate after JIT's graft report

Reuters ISLAMABAD Pakistan's Supreme Court on Friday finished hearing arguments on a scathing corruption report into the family wealth of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, and will begin deliberating whether to disqualify the ..

Cheap 3-D printed prosthetics could be game changer for Nepal

AFP Kathmandu Ram's new hand was manufactured on a 3D printer in Nepal's capital for just $30, an innovation that could be a game changer for many in the impoverished Himalayan country. Once a farmer, Ram lost his hands and ..

AFP Islamabad The chairman of Pakistan's financial regulator was arrested on Friday, accused of forging documents in a corruption case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif that has gripped the country. Head of the Securities ..

AFP Yangon Myanmar is still using the same"tactics"to silence its people as the former junta, the UN's rights envoy said Friday, urging the government to allow the UN to probe allegations of ethnic cleansing of Rohingya ..

AFP Washington The US Defense Department has withheld $50 million in Pakistan military payments after Pentagon chief Jim Mattis determined Islamabad is not doing enough to counter the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani network, an ..

Dhaka A landslide triggered by heavy rains killed five members of a family, including three children, in south-eastern Bangladesh on Friday, officials said. The incident took place during the night when mud from a nearby hill slid ..

Kathmandu~A 5-year-old girl was killed and her parents injured when a landslide buried their hillside home in a remote village in western Nepal on Friday, local police said. The father walked out of his home after hearing the noise ..

Kathmandu A wild elephant mauled a 58-year-old man to death early on Friday near a wildlife reserve in south-eastern Nepal, the police said. The man was asleep at home when the elephant entered the village of Belka in Udayapur ..

AFP Colombo Sri Lanka's police faced censure Friday over an attempt to"abduct"a student activist, a tactic widely used against dissidents by the previous strongman leader's regime. Finance Minister Mangala ..