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Asia

Strong 6.9 magnitude quake jolts Tibet border near Arunachal Pradesh

First earthquake was followed by another 5-magnitude quake at 8:31 am (Beijing time) around the same place in the Tibet Autonomous Region.

18 Nov 2017 9:54 AM

Pak shrine attack kingpin arrested

The high death toll at the shrine makes it one of the worst attacks in Pakistan in recent years.

18 Nov 2017 7:38 AM

Confident of progress in amending Japan’s constitution: Shinzo Abe

Abe wants to change the wording of the document to affirm Japan's right to have a full-fledged military.

17 Nov 2017 7:13 PM

No contradiction in blocking India's bid to declare Masood Azhar as global terrorist: China

In the last two years, China has stonewalled efforts by India to declare Azhar as a global terrorist.

17 Nov 2017 9:49 AM

Cambodia apex court dissolves main Opposition party

Rights groups said the verdict stripped next year’s election of any credibility.

17 Nov 2017 6:42 AM

Pakistan amends law to retain Ahmedis’ identity

Presented by law minister Zahid Hamid, the bill retains status of the Ahmedi community as defined in the Constitution of Pakistan.

17 Nov 2017 6:35 AM

Suicide bomber targets Ashraf Ghani’s critics, 14 killed

Ashraf Ghani issued a statement condemning the attack as a “criminal act”.

17 Nov 2017 2:56 AM

SC rejects Nawaz Sharif plea to merge graft cases

Nawaz Sharif had earlier filed petition seeking clubbing of three references filed by NAB.

17 Nov 2017 2:48 AM

Sharifs granted exemption from appearing in court

During the hearing, Justice Mohammad Bashir also declared Nawaz Sharif’s sons Hassan and Hussain absconders.

16 Nov 2017 6:27 AM

9,000 Pakistanis languish in jails abroad

There are 2,600,000 Pakistanis living at present in Saudi Arabia, 1,300,000 in the UAE, 10,000 in India, 70,000 in Greece, 15,000 in China.

16 Nov 2017 6:15 AM