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Sri Lankan President Sirisena yet to bury hatchet with PM Wickremesinghe

Addressing members of his United National Front, Sirisena reiterated he does not like Wickremesinghe, despite having to reappoint him as PM

17 Dec 2018 6:59 PM

Wife of detained Chinese activist and 3 supporters go bald, protest for justice.

"We can go bald, but the country cannot be lawless," the four women shouted outside the courthouse during their protest.

17 Dec 2018 6:42 PM

Glimpses of Tehran during a visit in testing times

A country deeply entrenched in regional crises like those in Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Yemen

17 Dec 2018 6:25 AM

Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns as Sri Lanka's Prime Minister

Mahinda Rajapaksa signed what was called a 'resignation' letter at his residence in capital Colombo.

15 Dec 2018 11:56 AM

Saudi Arabia sends $1 billion more to Pakistan

The country’s foreign exchange reserves now stand at $9.24 billion, with the third installment from Riyadh expected in January.

15 Dec 2018 7:04 AM

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Sri Lanka PM Mahinda Rajapaksa to step down tomorrow

The stepping down of Rajapaksa signals an end to a turbulent seven-week long struggle for power in the island nation.

14 Dec 2018 7:48 PM

Pak rejects US charge over religious freedom

Foreign Office said Pak does not need counsel on protection of rights of minorities.

13 Dec 2018 5:30 AM

Pakistan at risk of water scarcity

Water is becoming an increasingly scarce resource in Pak: UNDP

09 Dec 2018 3:56 AM

Pak: Donald Trump letter vindicates Islamabad stance

Welcoming the US decision, Dr Faisal reiterated Pakistan' commitment to play a facilitative role in bringing peace in the neighboring country.

07 Dec 2018 5:54 AM

Six missing after two US military planes crash off Japan

One serviceman has already been rescued and is thought to be in a stable condition.

06 Dec 2018 3:59 PM

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Imran Khan’s sister assets’ info in Pak court

Properties and tax details of Imran Khan’s sister Aleema Khan were given to court.

02 Dec 2018 6:45 AM

North Korean soldier defects to South across border

The rare defection came as the two Koreas push ahead with a process of reconciliation in an effort to ease tensions.

01 Dec 2018 7:16 PM

Imran Khan: Ready to talk to Modi, can’t live in past

Khan said that people in Pakistan want peace with India and he will be happy to meet Modi and talk to him on any issue.

30 Nov 2018 12:36 AM

Will Imran’s Kartarpur move help improve India-Pak ties?

There was no hint that 16 years later, he will take oath as the Prime Minister of Pakistan in August 2018.

30 Nov 2018 12:35 AM

Navjot Singh Sidhu calls for restoring peace between India, Pak

Sidhu expressed good wishes for Prime Minister Imran Khan and thanked his efforts for opening the highly religious place of Sikhism.

29 Nov 2018 6:18 AM

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Can’t move forward by blaming each other, scoring points, says Imran Khan

The corridor will be completed by November next year, marking the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.

29 Nov 2018 1:19 AM

Lion Air jet should have been grounded before fatal flight: report

The Boeing 737 MAX vanished from radar about 13 minutes after taking off from Jakarta on Oct 29, slamming into Java Sea.

28 Nov 2018 12:43 PM

Yameen had tried to play India against China as 'puppet master': Maldives minister

Maldives knows importance of India as it was an 'important' partner, said Shahid who was on his first visit to India as foreign minister.

27 Nov 2018 1:49 PM

India and China to intensify efforts to fix border issue

The India-China border dispute covers 3,488-km-long Line of Actual Control (LAC). China claims Arunachal Pradesh as part of southern Tibet.

25 Nov 2018 6:18 AM

Consulate attack brains in Delhi, say Pakistani officers

The law-enforcement agencies prepared the initial report and presented it to Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah.

25 Nov 2018 1:54 AM

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