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Asia

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

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

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