Monday, Mar 19, 2018 | Last Update : 04:11 PM IST

South Asia

China pushes pro-Xi propaganda after protest over scraping service term limit

The ruling Communist Party on Sunday proposed to remove a constitutional clause limiting presidential service to just two terms in office.

26 Feb 2018 1:29 PM

Xi prepares for lifetime rule stoking fears of ‘elite rebellion,’ Mao days

But Xi, 64, has adopted Mao's playbook, tightening his grip with a relentless crackdown on civil society and corruption.

26 Feb 2018 1:15 PM

Imran Khan’s 2nd wife flees Pak after receiving threats of being ‘blown up’

‘Anyone who talks about Imran now is going to be blown up.'

25 Feb 2018 6:47 PM

President forever: Communist Party looks at scraping Xi’s service limit

Xi, 64, is currently required by the country's constitution to step down as president after two five-year terms.

25 Feb 2018 4:43 PM

Nothing left: Govt bulldozes Rohingya villages, genocide evidence along with it

‘When you see the pictures, it’s clear that whatever was left -- the mosques, the cemeteries, the homes -- they’re gone.’

24 Feb 2018 4:25 PM

At least 23 killed in multiple suicide bombings, attacks in Kabul

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the latest attack in Kabul.

24 Feb 2018 3:17 PM

International watchdog places Pak on terror ‘grey list’: report

Insiders revealed that Pakistan's traditional friend China withdrew its objections in putting Islamabad on the grey list.

23 Feb 2018 5:39 PM

As US scrambles to put Pak on terror watchlist, watchdog gives 3-month pardon

Pakistan earlier in 2018 submitted a report about the progress it had made in curbing terrorist financing.

21 Feb 2018 12:16 PM

Pak child serial killer appeals against his death sentence in Lahore HC

Imran Ali said the trial was conducted in 'haste and legal requirements were not fulfilled' during the trial.

20 Feb 2018 6:06 PM

Maldives leader seeks approval to extend state of emergency

Parliament cancelled Monday's vote without giving a reason after the opposition boycott, which left only 39 ruling party MPs in the chamber.

20 Feb 2018 2:39 PM