Bringing divided South Asia together through soul-stirring music

Bringing divided South Asia together through soul-stirring music

Colombo, February 8 (newsin.asia): Wednesday’s stunning performance by a symphony orchestra comprising Sri Lankan and Indian musicians under the baton of Indo-American Viswa Subbaraman, led the audience to believe that it was time South Asia, torn by conflicts for the last 70 years, eschewed animosities and conflicts and got together to revive those strands of South Asian history which had...

China asks citizens to avoid touring Maldives till political situation stabilizes

China asks citizens to avoid touring Maldives till political situation stabilizes

Male, February 5 (newsin.asia) The Chinese government on Monday asked the country's tourists to avoid visiting the Maldives until the political situation in the tropical tourist destination stabilizes. "Chinese citizens who are preparing in the near term to go to the Maldives, should not go there before the situation on the ground stabilizes," Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Geng...

Taliban uses ambulance bomb to kill 95 and injure 195 in Kabul

Taliban uses ambulance bomb to kill 95 and injure 195 in Kabul

Kabul, January 27 (AFP): An explosives-packed ambulance blew up in a crowded area of Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 95 people and wounding 158 others, officials said, in one of the biggest blasts to rock the war-torn city in recent years. The Taliban-claimed assault -- the second carried out by the militant group in the Afghan capital in a...

Abducted Afghan Deputy Governor of Kunar Province returns home

Abducted Afghan Deputy Governor of Kunar Province returns home

Kabul, January 6 (Express Tribune): An Afghan official abducted in Peshawar last October, has been freed by his captors and returned home. Qazi Mohammad Nabi Ahmadi, the deputy governor of Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province, was kidnapped while visiting a doctor in Peshawar, near the border. No one has claimed the kidnapping, and it's unclear who abducted him. Ahmadi is a member of...

China defends Pakistan as India and Afghanistan back Trump

China defends Pakistan as India and Afghanistan back Trump

Washington, January 2 (Reuters): India and Afghanistan have hailed US President Donald Trump’s strong indictment of Pakistan for failing to cooperate in the global war against terror. But China has defended Pakistan saying that it has cooperated and that the world should recognize that. Trump said, on Monday, that the United States had “foolishly” handed Pakistan more than $33 billion...

18 killed in Afghan suicide attack on official’s funeral

18 killed in Afghan suicide attack on official’s funeral

Kabul, January 1 (Reuters): A suicide bomber walked into a cemetery in eastern Afgha,nistan on Sunday and blew himself up during the funeral of a local official, killing at least 18 people and wounding 14 others, an official said. The attacker set off an explosive vest among mourners gathered for the funeral of Gul Wali, the former district chief of...

41 killed in Kabul suicide attack on Shia cultural center

41 killed in Kabul suicide attack on Shia cultural center

Kabul, December 28 (NNI): At least 41 people including a journalist, were killed and several others wounded in a suicide attack on Tebyan cultural center in Pule Sokhtia, Kabul, Afghanistan, on Thursday morning, Afghan officials confirmed. The cultural center is run by the minority Shia community. The ISIS has claimed responsibility, New York Times reported. Spokesman for Ministry of Public...

Sri Lankan navy to train Malaysian security forces in sea combat

Sri Lankan navy to train Malaysian security forces in sea combat

Kuala Lumpur, November 18 (The New Straits Times): The Sri Lankan navy will be training Malaysian security personnel drawn from the police, the armed forces, and the Maritime Enforcement Agency next year. Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom) commander Datuk Hazani Ghazali said the expertizes of the Sri Lankans in safeguarding their waters are recognized worldwide. He told reporters at the...

Taliban go on bombing spree in Afghanistan, killing over 100 troops

Taliban go on bombing spree in Afghanistan, killing over 100 troops

Kabul, October 20 (Agencies): In the past three days, three deadly attacks carried out by the Taliban against Afghan security forces – in Paktia, Ghazni and Kandahar provinces – have claimed the lives of well over 100 security force members and wounded dozens more. On Wednesday (October 18) night, the Taliban carried out a massive suicide bombing against a military...

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