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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

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

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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

Taliban vow to attack Afghan security forces during elections

Latest declaration comes just days before the parliamentary election, which is seen as a crucial dry run for next year's presidential vote.

08 Oct 2018 3:00 PM

Financial Times journalist given seven days to leave Hong Kong

British citizens are usually allowed into Hong Kong without a visa and are permitted to stay for 180 days under immigration rules.

08 Oct 2018 2:42 PM

Indian tourist among 2 people killed in shootout in Thailand's Bangkok

Around 20 men were engaged in the fight armed with pistols, knives and sticks. Three of them opened fire, injuring the tourists nearby.

08 Oct 2018 1:17 PM

Kim Jong Un, Pompeo agree to 2nd US-North Korea summit 'at earliest date'

Pompeo and Kim discussed 'denuclearisation steps that will be taken by North Korea and the issue of attendance by the US government'.

07 Oct 2018 7:40 PM

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Girl wants dad’s name out of docus

The SC inquired if an individual’s maternal name could be used on documents in cases where the father is absent.

05 Oct 2018 3:21 AM

Indonesia rocked by Mount Soputan eruption after devastating quake

The state disaster agency warned people to stay at least four kilometres away but said there was no need to evacuate for the time being.

03 Oct 2018 1:33 PM

Outgoing Maldives president ‘received USD 1.5 million’: reports

The allegations that two cash deposits were made into a private account in Yameen’s name came to light after local media reported.

03 Oct 2018 1:22 PM

Time running out for survivors as Indonesia death toll nears 1,400

In Geneva, the United Nations expressed frustration at the slow pace of the response.

03 Oct 2018 12:35 PM

Indian man in Singapore faces jail, caning for extortion

Man threatened to publish defamatory libel concerning Zaidi, global head at Standard Chartered Bank, unless he paid SGD 500,000.

03 Oct 2018 12:25 PM

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India, Russia to sign defence systems deal during Putin’s visit: Kremlin aide

Moscow has been negotiating to sell the S-400 long-range surface-to-air missiles to India for months.

03 Oct 2018 7:57 AM

Chinese warship in ‘unsafe’ encounter with US destroyer in South China Sea

China expressed firm opposition to US warship sailing near islands and reefs claimed by it in South China Sea.

02 Oct 2018 4:53 PM

At least 7 dead in suicide attack on Afghan election rally: official

Another 25 people were wounded when the militant blew himself up at the rally of parliamentary candidate Abdul Nasir Mohmmand.

02 Oct 2018 3:30 PM

Indonesia devastating quake-tsunami death toll rises to 1,234

'As of 1:00 pm there are 1,234 dead,' said Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, Indonesia's national disaster agency spokesman.

02 Oct 2018 12:50 PM

North Korea warns US, says peace declaration not a bargaining chip

Commentary was directed at supporters of US policy to maintain maximum pressure on North Korea until it has made moves to denuclearize.

02 Oct 2018 11:43 AM

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