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Indian jailed in Singapore for taking bribes to under report weight of passenger bags

A 37-year-old Indian national has been jailed for eight weeks and fined 800 Singapore dollars for accepting bribes to under-report the weight of passe...

Two suspected militants blow themselves up during raid in Bangladesh

Two suspected militants were killed on Monday after they blew themselves up during a raid at their hideout by the Bangladesh's elite anti-terrorism un...

China calls for de-escalation of India-Pakistan tension, hopes they would meet halfway

China President Xi Jinping has called for de-escalation of tension between Pakistan and India, saying it was hoping the two nations would meet halfway...

Sri Lankan woman gifts five pet dogs to army for explosive-detection training after Easter bombings

A woman in Sri Lanka has gifted her five German Shepherd dogs to the Army for explosive detection training in the wake of the massive Easter Sunday bo...

No Mass for Sri Lanka's Catholics; no veils for Muslim women

The effects of Sri Lanka's Easter suicide bombings reverberated across two faiths Sunday, with Catholics shut out of their churches for fear of new at...