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The Italian Carabinieri police corps said that more than 31,000 pills of Yaba, known as the `madness drug,’ have been seized in a large-scale operation.
Almost two million people in northeast India were left facing statelessness on Saturday after the state of Assam published a citizenship list aimed at weeding out “foreign infiltrators”, in a process the central government wants to replicate nationwide.
Cyclone Fani, one of the biggest to hit the Indian subcontinent in years, has barrelled into Bangladesh after leaving a trail of deadly destruction in India.
Reuters reports that WhatsApp’s fact-checking service, which launched on Tuesday, may be experiencing some initial problems. A message reported by the outlet was still awaiting classification two hours later.
A leading Bangladesh news channel was taken off the air and seven journalists were assaulted as the country voted for a new government Sunday amid allegations of a media crackdown.
Diplomatic niceties have been in short supply for Aung San Suu Kyi at a summit in Singapore, where the one-time rights champion has been publicly chastised over her handling of the Rohingya crisis, compounding a dismal week for Myanmar's de facto leader.
A Bangladeshi university lecturer has been suspended and detained for making allegedly derogatory remarks on Facebook about the prime minister, his lawyer said Wednesday.
A prominent former editor and critic of Bangladesh's government was assaulted on Sunday by ruling party student activists after a court hearing, police and witnesses said.
An India forestry ranger found himself in a bind after a python briefly strangled him while he posed for pictures with the giant snake.
A man threw a petrol bomb at the lakeside Yangon compound of Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday, officials said, a rare attack on a national figurehead who enjoys strong domestic support but has drawn global outcry over her reticence to speak up for the Rohingya.
Pope Francis’s embrace of the Rohingya during a trip to Bangladesh has sparked some angry comment on social media in Myanmar, where just days earlier he chose not to publicly air their plight.
Pope Francis called Thursday for "decisive" international action on the Rohingya refugee crisis as he began a visit to Bangladesh, where more than 620,000 of the Muslim minority have sought sanctuary after fleeing violence in Myanmar.
Pope Francis called for peace and reconciliation as he delivered Mass to around 150,000 Catholics in Myanmar’s commercial hub Yangon on Wednesday, as part of his first papal trip to the country.
Myanmar soldiers "systematically targeted" Rohingya women for gang-rape during violence against the minority Muslim community which triggered an exodus to Bangladesh, an UN special envoy said Sunday.
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Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria has released the preliminary reports on the incidents involving three aircraft, two B737-300s with tail number 5N-BUK and 5N-BQO and a B737-500 with registration 5N-BRN owned and operated by Air Peace and has issued safety recommendations.
Timo Werner acknowledges he has little hope of outscoring Robert Lewandowski in the Bundesliga this season, as the Bayern Munich forward's form can only be matched by Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles are expected to storm Maseru, Moshoeshoe International Airport on Friday through a chartered flight to keep a date with Lesotho in the AFCON 2021 qualifiers on Sunday.
Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State on Thursday presented a N119.5 billion budget to the state House of Assembly for the 2020 fiscal year.
Former World Cup and Champions League-winning coach Marcello Lippi has announced his resignation as manager of the Chinese national team after a World Cup qualifying defeat to Syria.
No fewer than 14 political parties will participate in the Adamawa Local Government Council elections scheduled for Dec. 7, an official has said.
Microsoft said in a blog post on Monday that it would honor California’s privacy law throughout the United States, expanding the impact of a strict set of rules meant to protect consumers and their data.
A group under the aegis of Berom Political Frontiers in Plateau State has urged the senator representing Plateau North in the National Assembly, Sen. Istifanus Gyang, to tender an unreserved apology to the Berom nation for begging killer herdsmen on the perennial attacks suspected to have been carried by the Fulani in Plateau North.
Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has approved the payment of salaries and allowances to civil servants in the state before Christmas.
Bolivia’s President Evo Morales condemned Thursday an attack on a female mayor in which an opposition mob forcibly cut her hair, covered her in paint and marched her barefoot through the streets.