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Malaysia scraps multi-billion dollar China-backed project

Economics minister Azmin Ali said Malaysia made the decision two days ago on the 19.6 billion dollars east coast rail link.

26 Jan 2019 2:23 PM

Kim expresses 'great satisfaction' over Trump letter: KCNA

North Korea's Kim Jong Un has expressed "great satisfaction" after receiving a letter from US President Donald Trump.

24 Jan 2019 12:14 PM

Nawaz Sharif’s condition very serious, says doctor

However, Mr Sharif’s cardiologist Adnan Khan termed his condition as “very serious” and said he should be shifted to hospital without any delay.

24 Jan 2019 5:24 AM

Nawaz Sharif 'needs aggressive medication' to avoid heart trouble

Nawaz Sharif, who is serving a seven-year sentence in a Lahore jail, was rushed to a hospital on Tuesday.

23 Jan 2019 3:58 PM

Pak court temporarily halts Mumbai attack case hearing

A Pakistani has temporarily halted the hearing of the 2008 Mumbai attack case to let the prosecutor produce more witnesses.

23 Jan 2019 3:07 PM

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UAE, Pakistan sign USD 3 billion bailout package to shore up economy

The UAE in December last year had announced to provide USD 3 billion financial assistance to Pakistan.

23 Jan 2019 10:41 AM

Nawaz Sharif shifted to hospital from jail

Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who is serving a seven-year imprisonment in a Lahore jail, was rushed to a hospital.

22 Jan 2019 4:06 PM

At least 65 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan intel base

At least 65 people were killed in a Taliban-claimed attack on an Afghan intelligence base.

22 Jan 2019 2:23 PM

Falling window from 16th floor of hotel kills Hong Kong tourist

Police said a 24-year-old female tourist from the Chinese mainland was struck by the window which fell from the 16th floor.

22 Jan 2019 12:22 PM

Pak: Three killed in gas explosion at coal mine in Balochistan

Three workers were killed in a gas explosion at a coal mine in Dikki district.

22 Jan 2019 11:01 AM

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Pak: 26 killed in deadly truck-bus collision in Balochistan

At least 26 people were killed and over a dozen others injured after a collision between a fuel-laden truck and a passenger bus.

22 Jan 2019 10:53 AM

Singapore: Indian-origin man jailed for bomb hoax

An Indian-origin man was jailed for four months for a 2004 bomb hoax at the house of Singapore's first prime minister.

22 Jan 2019 10:45 AM

Strong 6.1-magnitude quake hits off Indonesia

A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the Indonesian coast early Tuesday.

22 Jan 2019 10:34 AM

Ships with Indian, Turkish crews catch fire in Kerch Strait, 11 dead

The fire broke out on Monday off Russia's territorial waters.

22 Jan 2019 10:24 AM

Pakistan shares Kartarpur pact draft with India

Khan had inaugurated the ground-breaking ceremony of the corridor on Nove-mber 28, 2018

22 Jan 2019 1:29 AM

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Taliban target military base, police center, killing 12

A coordinated Taliban group assaulted a military base and police training center in eastern Afghanistan.

21 Jan 2019 4:04 PM

Filipino Muslims vote on autonomy after long peace effort

Muslims in the southern Philippines voted on Monday in a referendum on a new autonomous region.

21 Jan 2019 3:51 PM

China population rises 15.23 million in 2018, but rate slows

Numbers released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Monday put the population at 1.395 billion in 2018.

21 Jan 2019 3:41 PM

Fresh arrest warrant against Khaleda Zia

A Dhaka court has issued a fresh arrest warrant against jailed former Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia.

21 Jan 2019 1:53 PM

China's economy slumps to 28 year low to 6.6 per cent in 2018

China's economy grew at 6.6 per cent in 2018, its slowest rate in almost three decades.

21 Jan 2019 10:48 AM

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