Southasia

Hasina sends condolences to Modi over bridge tragedy
At least 141 people died after the suspension bridge collapsed   
More economic connection needed, Murmu tells Hasina
Hasina meets the Indian president at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi
Indian troops join Russian military exercise despite US concerns
An Indian Army contingent arrived at the exercise location and over the next seven days will undertake joint manoeuvres to include joint field training exercises
Major Pakistani internet providers report outages
Flooding after heavy rain is responsible for the problem, one of the companies reports
A Kashmir village, 75 years after partition
After years of bombardment and destruction, farmers have returned to abandoned fields and orchards
Flash floods kill over 500 in Pakistan
The past month was the wettest in three decades, with 133% more rain than the average for the past 30 years, the country’s National Disaster Management Authority says
Al Qaeda won’t be deterred from plotting more attacks
The US missiles that killed Zawahiri dealt al Qaeda a powerful symbolic blow, but its far-flung branches are tactically independent, experts say
How the CIA identified, killed Al-Qaeda leader Zawahiri
Zawahiri had been in hiding for years and the operation to locate and kill him was the result of 'careful, patient and persistent' work by the intelligence community
Toufique Imrose Khalidi
Editor-in-Chief and Publisher