International Desk: Emmerson Mnangagwa is to be sworn in as Zimbabwe's president, following the dramatic departure of Robert Mugabe after 37 years of authoritarian rule.
International Desk: Tibet does not seek independence from China but wants greater development, Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama said in Kolkata today.
International Desk: Indians have reacted angrily after the health minister from Assam state said cancer "is divine justice" caused by "past sins of a person".
International Desk: Bangladesh and Myanmar finally signed a deal on Rohingya repatriation on Thursday with no ending deadline amid high hopes that the forcibly displaced Rohingyas will start returning to their homeland within the next two months.
International Desk: The United States has temporarily suspended travel for American officials to parts of Burma's Rakhine state, the US embassy said on Thursday, citing concerns over potential protests after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson accused the country of carrying out the “ethnic cleansing” of Rohingya Muslims in the state.
International Desk: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson described the violence against the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar's Rakhine state as ethnic cleansing for the first time on Wednesday.
International Desk: China wants closer ties with Myanmar’s military to help protect regional peace and security, a senior Chinese general told the visiting head of the southeast Asian country’s army.
International Desk: Former Bosnian Serbian commander Ratko Mladic has been sentenced to life in prison, for genocide and war crimes during the Balkan conflict more than two decades ago.
International Desk: A US Navy transport plane carrying 11 people crashed in waters southeast of Japan’s Okinawa Island on Wednesday as it flew to the aircraft carrier the USS Ronald Reagan, the US Seventh Fleet said.
International Desk: Lebanese PM Saad Hariri has arrived back in Beirut for the first time since announcing his shock resignation in Saudi Arabia more than two weeks ago.
International Desk: The resignation of Robert Mugabe as president of Zimbabwe has resonated across the region and the wider international community.
International Desk: Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has resigned, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda has said.
International Desk: At least 50 people have been killed in a suicide bombing in the north-eastern Nigerian town of Mubi, police say.
International Desk: Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday she hopes talks with Bangladesh this week will result in a memorandum of understanding on the “safe and voluntary return” of Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh in the past three months.
International Desk: Riyad Hijab, the head of Syria's main opposition bloc, has resigned ahead of a conference scheduled in Saudi Arabia aimed at "unifying" various groups opposing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Staff Correspondent: General Secretary of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal Akramul Hasan Mintu has been arrested.
Entertainment Correspondent: Eminent folk singer-composer and flautist Bari Siddiqui has been put on life support.