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Hindustan Zinc files criminal case against Glencore AG in Indian Court

The Indian Court has now summoned Glencore AG and its representatives.

15 Oct 2018 1:28 AM

Death toll in Afghan election rally bomb attack rises to at least 22

Dozens were killed or wounded in election-related attacks across Afghanistan on Saturday as militants step up attacks on the ballot.

14 Oct 2018 2:10 PM

Singapore: Indian yoga teacher's jail term extended for molesting student

Rakesh Kumar Prasad had appealed against his conviction but his arguments were rejected by HC which allowed an appeal by the prosecution.

13 Oct 2018 11:58 AM

UN chief Antonio Guterres visits Indonesian city hit by quake, tsunami

The 7.5-magnitude quake and wall of water that tore through Palu killed more than 2,000 and left thousands more missing, presumed dead.

12 Oct 2018 6:50 PM

Africa's youngest billionaire, Mohammed Dewji, kidnapped in Tanzania

Dewji, 40, who heads the MeTL Group, was abducted as he entered the gym of a hotel in the city.

11 Oct 2018 4:35 PM

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Malaysia to abolish death penalty, says minister

Capital punishment in Malaysia is currently mandatory for murder, kidnapping, possession of firearms and drug trafficking.

11 Oct 2018 2:59 PM

China says US 'making something out of thin air' in spy case

The announcement came as tensions between Washington and Beijing escalate over geopolitics, trade, hacking and corporate espionage.

11 Oct 2018 2:42 PM

Search in Indonesian quake-tsunami called off despite 5,000 still missing

Authorities fear 5,000 more could be buried beneath the ruined city, where entire villages were swallowed. 

11 Oct 2018 12:35 PM

Singapore Airlines ready to take off world's longest flight of 19 hours

Flight SQ22 will use long-range Airbus A350-900ULR, configured to carry 161 passengers -- 67 in business class and 94 in economy.

11 Oct 2018 11:16 AM

‘Carbon sink’ Bhutan counts the cost of plans for a greener future

Under its 11th five-year-plan, Bhutan aims to reduce “substantially” its forest fuel imports by 2020.

11 Oct 2018 1:49 AM

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Imran Khan appoints Lieutenant General Munir as new ISI chief

The Army’s media wing announced the appointment of General Munir as the new ISI chief.

11 Oct 2018 12:52 AM

China plays down reports on investment cut by Pakistan in CPEC

Pak's Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid had recently announced plans to cut the USD 8.2 bn Karachi-Peshawar railway project by about USD 2 bn.

09 Oct 2018 4:33 PM

China successfully launches two remote sensing satellites

The satellites, both belonging to the Yaogan-32 family, were launched by a Long March-2C rocket with an upper stage on its top, at 10:43 am.

09 Oct 2018 3:53 PM

After India-Russia's S-400 deal, China to sell 48 high-end military drones to Pak

The drone, Wing Loong II, made its maiden flight in February last year, an earlier report by the state-run Xinhua news agency said.

09 Oct 2018 10:57 AM

Pak SC reserves verdict in Asia Bibi death case

The apex court restrained media from publishing comments on the matter until announcement of verdict.

09 Oct 2018 7:03 AM

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Going full circle for growth and the planet

The goal is to embed sustainability into industries which we depend on for our jobs,prosperity and well-being.

09 Oct 2018 12:11 AM

World economy needs a makeover if we are to survive. Here’s why

IPCC authors say the 1.5C goal is technically and economically feasible, but depends on political leadership to become reality.

09 Oct 2018 12:11 AM

Saudi Arabia's plan to invest in Pakistan a 'positive factor', says China

After recent visit of Imran Khan to Saudi Arabia, it was announced that Riyadh will be third 'strategic partner' of USD 50 billion CPEC.

08 Oct 2018 7:17 PM

Kim Jong Un ready to invite inspectors to nuclear site, says Pompeo

Pompeo met with North Korean leader in Pyongyang on Sunday to rekindle stalled denuclearisation talks.

08 Oct 2018 3:46 PM

China accuses ex-Interpol chief Meng Hongwei of bribery, other crimes

Interpol announced Sunday that Meng had resigned as president of the international police agency, effective immediately.

08 Oct 2018 3:10 PM

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