Bangladesh on Wednesday told the UN Human Rights Council that it will handle the BNP-sponsored "violent extremism" with its "characteristic resilience and determination".
Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar on Wednesday met the Afghan leadership, including President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, here on the final day of his four-nation SAARC Yatra.
The Pakistani military's decision to launch a covert war against India in Kargil in 1999 has made Islamabad "progressively irrelevant" internationally, a columnist said Wednesday.
Late finance minister Shah A.M.S. Kibria, matinee idol of yesteryears Abdur Razzak and professor emeritus Anisuzzaman were among eight people nominated for Bangladesh's highest civilian honour, the Independence Award.
Having slumped to a heavy defeat against the Australians in a World Cup Pool A game at the WACA on Wednesday, Afghanistan skipper Mohammad Nabi said they would take all these experiences to their next game against New Zealand.
A Bangladeshi court on Wednesday upheld the arrest warrant it issued on February 25 against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia in cases filed by the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC).
At least two people were killed when a trainer plane of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) crashed in the country's northwestern district of Dera Ismail Khan on Wednesday, media and officials said.
Iran is ready to show further transparency concerning its nuclear programme but does not accept conditions beyond that, President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday.