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Imran Khan is Pakistan's new PM, will take oath tomorrow

Khan, 65, the chairman of PTI, secured 176 votes while his only rival and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz chief Sharif got 96 votes.

17 Aug 2018 6:30 PM

New Malaysian government repeals law banning 'fake news'

The bill was passed in April under former PM Najib Razak despite concerns that it would be used to silence dissent ahead of a May 9 polls.

17 Aug 2018 2:57 PM

Boeing skids off rainy Manila runway, rips off engine, wheel

A Xiamen Air aircraft with 165 people on board veered off an airport runway in Philippines capital shortly before midnight on Thursday.

17 Aug 2018 1:24 PM

Kim Jong-Un lambasts 'brigandish' sanctions: KCNA

Kim Jong-Un and Donald Trump held a groundbreaking summit in Singapore in June, which US leader touted as a historic breakthrough.

17 Aug 2018 12:58 PM

Pakistan to elect next president on September 4

Scrutiny of the nomination papers will be conducted on August 29, while candidature can be withdrawn on August 30.

17 Aug 2018 7:26 AM

Imran Khan set to be elected Pak Prime Minister today

In case a simple majority of 172 members is not met, then the election is carried out on the basis of majority members in the House.

17 Aug 2018 7:18 AM

China to send negotiator to US for trade talks this month

The two countries plan to launch a new round of tit-for-tat tariffs on USD 16 billion worth of goods from each country on August 23.

16 Aug 2018 3:21 PM

Cambodia ruling party sweeps parliament after vote with no opposition

Cambodia's new government will be formed next month but problems of credibility could trail regime.

16 Aug 2018 1:57 PM

Gunmen attack Afghan intelligence training centre in Kabul

'Clashes are ongoing and the area is cordoned off by the Afghan security forces,' said Kabul police spokesman Hashmat Stanikzai.

16 Aug 2018 1:32 PM

Imran Khan submits nomination papers for PM

On August 7, the PTI had formally nominathis name for PM.

16 Aug 2018 2:35 AM