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China successfully tests Russia's S-400 missile air defence system

It was the first time People's Liberation Army tested the system since it received the last shipments of the weaponry from Russia in July.

27 Dec 2018 11:02 AM

5 dead, 21 hurt in China as hijacked bus ploughs into pedestrians

The newspaper and other reports gave no details of the attacker’s identity or motive.

25 Dec 2018 3:55 PM

No time to run: Killer tsunami hit Indonesia beach without warning

Indonesia is one of most disaster-prone nations due to its position straddling 'Pacific Ring of Fire', where tectonic plates collide.

24 Dec 2018 2:21 PM

Angry Indonesian volcano ‘Child Of Krakatoa’ was on eruption watchlist

Experts say Anak Krakatoa emerged around 1928 in the caldera of Krakatoa, a volcanic island that violently erupted in 1883.

23 Dec 2018 4:37 PM

‘Will show Modi govt how to treat minorities,’ says Pak PM Imran Khan

Khan's comment comes amid controversy over Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah's remarks on mob violence in India.

23 Dec 2018 11:47 AM

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222 killed in Indonesia tsunami set off by volcanic eruption

Hundreds of buildings destroyed by wave, which hit southern Sumatra coast and western tip of Java about 9:30 pm (1430 GMT).

23 Dec 2018 10:51 AM

'Untrue': China denies report of secret military project in Pak trade corridor

The Chinese Foreign Ministry said the Belt and Road Initiative is purely an economic project with peaceful intent.

22 Dec 2018 10:25 AM

Imran Khan to turn PM House into university

PM Khan fulfils poll promise, says education focus of his government.

22 Dec 2018 5:52 AM

China denies report of hatching plan to build fighter jets in Pak under CPEC

Islamabad datelined report in NYT said Pak Air Force and Chinese officials were putting final touches to secret proposal.

21 Dec 2018 5:41 PM

At least 4 civilians killed in Herat explosion

Afghanistan has long been suffering from unstable political, social and security issues.

20 Dec 2018 5:16 PM

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Kim Jong Un shoots dead Donald Trump in South Korea art satire

The work portrays a film set, with Kim and Trump as friends and quarrelling over money.

20 Dec 2018 2:55 PM

Won’t let US see missile at heart of nuclear dispute, says Russia

Russia has accused US of inventing a false pretext to exit a treaty it wants to leave anyway so as to develop new missiles.

20 Dec 2018 1:11 PM

British Airways to Resume Flights to Pakistan after a Decade

British Airways had six weekly flights to the Pakistani capital before the Marriott attack, which killed more than 50 people

18 Dec 2018 6:17 PM

China will 'never seek hegemony,' Xi says in reform speech

The Chinese leader said China would not develop "at the expense of other countries' interests."

18 Dec 2018 5:33 PM

No one can ‘dictate’ to China what should or should not be done: Xi Jinping

Xi said, 'We must resolutely reform what should and can be changed, we must resolutely not reform what shouldn't and can't be changed.'

18 Dec 2018 12:29 PM

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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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