Cash-strapped Sri Lanka announced a 40 percent price hike for dozens of commonly used medicines on Saturday as the island nation labours through its worst economic crisis in decades
IMF will consider providing quick financial assistance to debt-burdened Sri Lanka following representations by India, Sri Lanka's finance ministry said on Tuesday
Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan is to address the nation Friday, on the eve of a controversial no-confidence vote that looks certain to dismiss him
Had the vote taken place Khan was certain to have been booted from office, but the move allowed him to get the loyalist president to dissolve parliament and order an election.
Sri Lankan Finance Minister Ali Sabry resigned Tuesday just a day after he was appointed to the post by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan suggested on Saturday that he might not accept a vote to oust him, a move he alleged was being orchestrated by the United States.
Myanmar's military seized power on 1 February last year, ousting the civilian government and arresting its de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi
As Kazakhstan witnessed its worst unrest in 30 years of independence this month, Aset Abishev was grabbed off a bus and locked away by police who he said tortured him for a week
Economic sanctions are causing massive suffering in crisis-wracked Afghanistan, a top Red Cross official said Monday, describing the situations as "infuriating"
US law enforcement and national security officials met with Haiti's leaders and police to offer assistance in the wake of president Jovenel Moise's assassination
Ariel Henry, a neurosurgeon who was named prime minister by president Jovenel Moise two days before Moise was killed by a squad of gunmen, said he was now the highest authority in Haiti
Educationist and thinker Abul Kashem Fazlul Huq is Ahmad Sharif chair professor of Dhaka University’s Bangla department. He talked to Sohrab Hassan of Prothom Alo about the socioeconomic and cultural ...
Noted political scienist professor Talukder Maniruzzaman was taken to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Apollo Hospitals in the capital on the night of 9 December.The 81-year-old professor of Dhaka ...
For the last 12 years, the International Day of Democracy has been being observed on 15 September to make people aware of their rights and ensure their participation in establishing peace and ...
China is facing tough choices over how to tackle months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong: hold dialogue with protesters, play the long game or send in troops.The protesters have shown no sign ...