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Sustainable development can help defeat terrorism, former Indian President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, pictured in 2011, said Saturday (October 18th) in Dhaka. [Manjunath Kiran/AFP]
Nation's Muslims denounce terror organisation's aims and methods, and say they won't let external forces exploit them, despite bouts of communal unrest on the island.
2014-10-21 Authorities are clamping down on banks amid reports that some financial institutions are funnelling money to extremists via funds earmarked for social causes.
2014-10-18 Outraged Muslims ignore ISIS threats and denounce the sale and rape of Yazidi women and girls by the jihadist group.
2014-10-17 Country's Muslims worry the pact may forment more religious violence.
2014-10-16 For its efforts, once-trapped flood victims laud the station as a lifesaver.
2014-10-15 After a 24-year hiatus caused by war, direct train service between Sri Lanka's capital and its northernmost city of Jaffna resumes.
2014-10-11 Timely medical assistance and garbage removal from flood-hit areas has drastically reduced chances of outbreak of water-borne diseases.
A call by al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri for Muslims in India, Bangladesh and Burma to rise up is falling flat.
Despite the cost, parents want to see their children escape poverty by staying in school.