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Asian markets mostly rise at end of a tough week

Most Asian markets rose Friday as beleaguered investors trudged into the weekend after a painful few days, with confidence dealt a heavy blow by the Delta variant, Chinese regulatory crackdowns, ...

Asian markets mostly rise at end of a tough week

Indian gold dealers hope for festive jolt to quiet market

Physical gold demand across top Asian hubs was largely muted this week as a rebound in domestic prices kept buyers at bay, while dealers in India pinned their hopes on an upcoming festival season to ...

Indian gold dealers hope for festive jolt to quiet market

Taliban and Afghan rebels claim heavy casualties in fighting over Panjshir

Taliban forces and fighters loyal to local leader Ahmad Massoud, fought in Afghanistan's Panjshir Valley on Thursday, with each side saying it had inflicted heavy casualties in recent days of combat ...

Afghan resistance movement and anti-Taliban uprising forces take positions as they patrol on a hilltop in Darband area in Anaba district, Panjshir province on 1 September, 2021

Bangladesh seeks UN steps for sustainable peace in Afghanistan

An unstable Afghanistan is a serious threat to regional and global peace and security, said Bangladesh Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office at Geneva Md. Mustafizur Rahman

An Afghan family arrives at the Pakistan-Afghanistan border crossing point in Chaman on 20 August 2021, to return back to Afghanistan

Asian shares fall further, dollar stays strong

Asian shares extended losses on Friday from the 2021 low set a day earlier, while the dollar held onto its recent gains sitting at a nine-month high

Asian shares fall further, dollar stays strong

AFC Cup

Bashundhara Kings start campaign beating Maziya 2-0

The Kings will play their 2nd group match against JSW Bengaluru FC of India at the same venue on 21 August

Bashundhara Kings start campaign beating Maziya 2-0

Afghanistan in the eye of the storm again

Focused on the dramatic advances of Taliban and the collapse of the government based on the Constitution of the Islamic Republic, the media isn’t making clear reference to their foreign sanctuaries ...

Afghanistan in the eye of the storm again

Afghanistan

‘Continuation of internal conflicts will have a spillover effect in the region’

Bangladesh, having historical ties with Afghanistan should consider improving ties with Central Asia including Afghanistan

‘Continuation of internal conflicts will have a spillover effect in the region’

Disaster-struck Turkey faces toll of climate change

From flash floods to forest fires, drought to "sea snot", Turkey is bearing the brunt of increasingly frequent disasters blamed on climate change, putting pressure on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ...

Disaster-struck Turkey faces toll of climate change

Asian markets struggle as virus, Fed taper talk blur outlook

Asian markets fluctuated Tuesday as global recovery hopes were jolted by the fast-spreading Delta variant and expectations the Federal Reserve will soon begin withdrawing the vast financial support ...

Asian markets struggle as virus, Fed taper talk blur outlook
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