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South Asia

China offers USD 295 mn grant to Sri Lanka in a bid for increased influence

Grant offer comes when Chinese firm faces criticism for allegedly financing last election campaign of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

22 Jul 2018 5:05 PM

15-yr-old jailed in Indonesia for having abortion after being raped by brother

The girl was raped eight times by her brother, who was sentenced to 2 years in jail for sexually assaulting a minor.

21 Jul 2018 7:05 PM

Pakistan files 2nd counter-memorial at ICJ in Kulbhushan Jadhav case

After the latest rounds of hearing the world court is likely to fix the matter for the hearing sometime in 2019.

18 Jul 2018 1:06 PM

Harkat-ul-Mujahideen extends support to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf

Asad Umar, who will be contesting from NA-54 constituency in Islamabad, announced Khalil's endorsement of his party on Facebook.

18 Jul 2018 12:45 PM

Islamabad HC rejects Nawaz Sharif, Maryam's request for release on bail

A 2-judge division bench issued notice to National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to submit a response on appeals filed by the Sharif family.

17 Jul 2018 5:22 PM

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Nearly 600 women raped in last six months in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Mahila Parishad prepared the report compiling news published in 14 dailies from January 1 to June 30.

17 Jul 2018 1:39 PM

Mob slaughters nearly 300 crocodiles to avenge man's death

Revenge killing happened in Papua province following funeral of man, who died when he fell into enclosure at crocodile farm.

16 Jul 2018 2:55 PM

Daughter Maryam shares emotional photo of Nawaz Sharif with ailing wife; goes viral

In a Twitter video message, Maryam and Nawaz Sharif urged his followers to stand by him and help him ‘change the fate of Pakistan’.

13 Jul 2018 2:52 PM

Nawaz Sharif, Maryam may be held mid-air; Lahore shuts phone networks

All television channels in Pakistan have been asked to stop live telecast of briefings of political leaders.

13 Jul 2018 9:40 AM

Zakir Naik thanks Malaysian PM for not deporting him to India

He further said that he will abide by the law and support the peace and harmony of the country till the time he stays there.

11 Jul 2018 6:22 PM

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Govt wants to forcefully evict Sikh community from country: Pak’s first-ever-Sikh cop

Singh's claim came a day after he was manhandled and forcefully evicted from his house, along with his family.

11 Jul 2018 12:30 PM

Haroon Bilour among 13 killed, 50 injured in suicide blast at poll rally in Pak

This is the second terrorist attack on an election rally in Pakistan ahead of the July 25 general election.

11 Jul 2018 10:19 AM

Pak govt bars Nawaz Sharif, Maryam from leaving country, lists them on ECL

The move came days after Sharif and Maraym were convicted in a corruption case and sentenced to 10 and seven years jail respectively.

10 Jul 2018 4:37 PM

Zakir Naik meets Malaysian PM, ruling party defends move not to deport him

Malaysia's ruling party's strategist defends PM's decision not to deport Naik, says it would be like deporting Uighur Muslims to China.

08 Jul 2018 5:39 PM

'Be firm': Chilean miner as world anticipates rescue of trapped Thai boys

It has been 12 days since football team consisting of 11 to 16-year-old Thai boys, assistant coach have been trapped in Tham Luang caves.

07 Jul 2018 4:22 PM

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Modi govt's 'aggressive' posture created Indo-Pak stalemate: Imran Khan

He added that the Narendra Modi government had a very aggressive anti-Pakistan posture and its policy was to try and isolate Pakistan.

05 Jul 2018 4:18 PM

Bizarre campaign: Karachi politician sits in sewage, pile of garbage to ask for votes

Ayaz Memon Motiwala said the bizarre stunt was way to draw attention to unhygienic conditions and the faulty sewage systems of the city.

02 Jul 2018 9:45 PM

Volcanic eruption closes airport in Bali, thousands of tourists stranded

Early morning closure of Ngurah Rai airport sparked cancellation of nearly 280 flights to, from Bali with some 15,700 passengers affected.

29 Jun 2018 11:58 AM

Dream on: Pak rejects video clips of Indian surgical strikes as farcical claims

Maintaining its stand on the September 2016 surgical strike, Pakistan claimed it was a figment of India’s imagination.

29 Jun 2018 9:24 AM

Returning Officer rejects Pervez Musharraf's nomination papers for elections

Returning Officer Muhammad Khan rejected Musharraf's nomination papers citing court's order, officials said.

20 Jun 2018 11:27 AM

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