Britain’s military is reportedly considering to substantially increase the number of its troops in Afghanistan following demands by US President Donald Trump for NATO members to "pay their fair share" for the US-led military alliance.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says Bangladesh has earned the respect of the world by sending its first artificial satellite 'Bangabandhu-1' into orbit. “We have received the highest respect of the world as an independent nation,” she said at an event in Dhaka on Saturday morning following the launch of the Bangabandhu satellite.
Myanmar’s military agencies have reportedly targeted Rohingya Muslim villagers that spoke to a United Nations Security Council delegation in Rakhine last week, prompting them to go into hiding. Members of the local community spoke to the UN delegation during their visit to the troubled area earlier this month and shared their accounts of violence at the hands of Myanmar’s military officers.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Nepal Friday for a two-day visit aiming to reset strained relations between India and its small northern neighbor. Modi landed in the southern city of Janakpur where he will offer prayers at a famed Hindu temple.