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South Asia

US calls on Sri Lankan President Sirisena to ‘immediately reconvene parliament’

UN chief Guterres called on the Sri Lanka govt to respect democratic values, constitutional provisions and process and uphold rule of law.

29 Oct 2018 9:27 AM

No democracy in Pakistan currently, situation like martial law: Reham Khan

What democracy is this where without asking people or taking suggestions, without confiding in parliament, decisions are made, she asked.

28 Oct 2018 7:09 PM

Sri Lanka Parliament speaker recognises Ranil Wickremesinghe as PM

It came as a major relief to the embattled UNP leader, who was sacked last week by President Maithripala Sirisena.

28 Oct 2018 3:56 PM

Sirisena suspends parliament as political crisis deepens in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s President has suspended parliament until November 16, even as the Prime Minister he fired claims he has majority support.

27 Oct 2018 2:18 PM

China's envoy says aid to Pakistan not a burden on its economy

CPEC was a win-win project for both Pakistan and China and ultimately of huge benefit to Pakistan.

27 Oct 2018 11:28 AM

Kashmir continues to be 'core unresolved agenda': Pak Army chief

Gen Bajwa appreciated 'operational readiness and high morale' of troops and said Pak Army is 'fully invested in peace and stability'.

26 Oct 2018 12:03 PM

Pak frees Taliban leader after US talks with militants: sources

Abdul Ghani Baradar as the most high-profile Afghan Taliban leader detained by Pakistan since the 9/11 attacks in 2001.

26 Oct 2018 11:58 AM

Pak plans to send 1st astronaut to space in 2022, same year as India

An agreement between Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) and a Chinese company has already been signed.

26 Oct 2018 11:13 AM

26/11 attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed's JuD, FIF no longer banned terror outfits

Saeed's JuD, FIF are no longer mentioned in list of banned outfits after presidential ordinance prohibiting them under UN resolution lapsed.

26 Oct 2018 11:05 AM

After USD 6 billion funding from ‘friendly’ Saudis, Pak PM now looks to China

Foreign affairs ministry said Khan would meet with Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang on the November 2-5 trip which will take in Beijing.

26 Oct 2018 10:47 AM