A senior police official in Bangladesh said Thursday that the murder of a 21-year old engineering student in Dhaka will be investigated with the “highest level of professionalism and sincerity.” Monirul Islam, an additional commissioner in the Dhaka Metropolitan Police, vowed to put all accused on trial regardless of their political affiliation. Activists of the [...]

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The secretary to the Sri Lankan president said Monday that the country’s Supreme Court has ruled against holding provincial council elections in the absence of a report by the delimitations review committee. President Maithripala Sirisena had, in an invocation of the Supreme Court’s consultative jurisdiction under Article 129 of Sri Lanka’s constitution, asked the court [...]

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India’s government introduced a bill in the upper house of parliament on Monday to cement the revocation of the special constitutional status of Jammu and Kashmir, a conflict-hit region claimed by both India and Pakistan. The move came hours after the country’s president promulgated an order revoking the region’s constitutional autonomy. Federal interior minister Amit [...]

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