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    India to resume domestic flights from Monday

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / PTI . New Delhi | Updated at 09:32pm on May 24, 2020

    As India is set to resume its domestic civil aviation operations from May 25, the Delhi airport will be handling around 380 flights on Monday, a senior official said...

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    Outrage in Hong Kong as China pushes security law

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 09:31pm on May 22, 2020

    China has launched its fiercest assault on Hong Kong's treasured autonomy with its move to impose a security law, pro-democracy campaigners said Friday as they vowed to take to the...

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    Saudi Arabia to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on May 24

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:51pm on May 22, 2020

    Astronomical calculations have confirmed that there is no possibility for sighting the crescent moon of Shawwal in the evening of Friday, Ramadan 29, corresponding to May 22. The calculations showed that moon will set before...

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    Funding for Yemen may be slashed: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:16pm on May 22, 2020

    A range of aid programmes in war-ravaged Yemen, including ones responding to coronavirus, could be cut in the coming weeks because of funding shortages, the UN warned on Friday...

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    Eid shopping rush in Asia

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 11:14pm on May 22, 2020

    Muslims across Asia have packed out markets as they prepare for the annual Eid-ul-Fitr holiday, ignoring coronavirus guidelines even as infections rise. The celebration, the most important in the...

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    Trump to withdraw US from open skies treaty

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:12pm on May 22, 2020

    Russia will observe the Open Skies treaty as long as it is in force, a Russian deputy foreign minister said Friday after president Donald Trump announced the US will withdraw. ‘We need a pragmatic approach. As long as...

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    Sri Lanka lifts wedding reception ban

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 11:10pm on May 22, 2020

    Sri Lanka lifted a ban Friday on wedding receptions as part of an easing of coronavirus restrictions, but grooms may not kiss the bride — at least in public. The country’s well-heeled usually hold wedding celebrations with...

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    China just doesn’t have Canada’s independent judiciary: Trudeau

    Agence France-Presse . Ottawa | Updated at 11:08pm on May 22, 2020

    Beijing’s linking of its detention of two Canadians in China to the arrest of a Chinese executive in Vancouver shows it doesn’t understand the meaning of an independent judiciary, prime minister...

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