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China continues military drills around Taiwan even after end of four-day schedule

People's Liberation Army Eastern Theatre Command, which oversees Taiwan, said it would continue drills in waters near Taiwan island

08 Aug 2022 12:55 PM

China begins major Taiwan military drills after Pelosi visit

Pelosi left Taiwan Wednesday after a trip that defied a series of stark threats from Beijing, which views Taiwan as its territory

04 Aug 2022 10:52 AM

Nancy Pelosi lands in Taiwan, defying China threats

Pelosi, second in line to the presidency, is the highest-profile elected US official to visit Taiwan in 25 years

03 Aug 2022 8:27 AM

Lanka PM's home set on fire, Prez flees

Chaos as protesters take to streets

10 Jul 2022 12:33 AM

Japan's ex-PM Shinzo Abe assassinated during a speech

Airlifted to hospital, was too late, home-made weapon used

09 Jul 2022 7:14 AM

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Wear all-covering burqa, Taliban tells Afghan women

Women have also been ordered to visit parks in the capital on separate days from men

08 May 2022 3:22 AM

Lawmaker: Sri Lanka president agrees to remove brother as PM

Gotabaya agreed that a national council will be appointed to name a new prime minister and Cabinet comprised of all parties in Parliament

30 Apr 2022 2:00 AM

China Covid death toll rises as Beijing warns of 'grim' situation

Shanghai has been almost entirely locked down since the start of the month, snarling supply chains, with many people confined to their homes

24 Apr 2022 1:20 PM

Sri Lankan Prez sacks brother and Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa

Basil has been replaced by Ali Sabry, who was until Sunday night the Minister of Justice

05 Apr 2022 4:10 AM

Pakistan Supreme Court to hear arguments on constitutional crisis

Imran Khan will remain in charge for at least two weeks, or until an interim government is formed to oversee elections

04 Apr 2022 12:52 PM

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Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers resigns, as country faces its worst economic crisis

Political experts said the ministers came under intense pressure from the public over the govt's alleged mishandling of the economic crisis

04 Apr 2022 10:39 AM

Imran Khan claims US diplomat Donald Lu involved in 'conspiracy' to topple his govt

Pakistan's Opposition leaders have ridiculed Khan's allegation, and the US has dismissed it

04 Apr 2022 7:22 AM

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka blocks social media to contain anti-govt protests

Anonymous activists had called for mass protests on Sunday on social media before the order went into effect

03 Apr 2022 11:47 AM

COVID-19 cases rise in Shanghai with millions under lockdown

While small by the standards of some countries, the daily case numbers are some of the largest since the virus was first detected in Wuhan

03 Apr 2022 11:10 AM

Imran Khan faces dismissal as Pakistan parliament sits for no-confidence vote

No premier of Pakistan has ever completed a full term, and Khan faces the biggest challenge to his rule since being elected in 2018

03 Apr 2022 10:49 AM

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Sri Lanka declares public emergency amidst protests over economic crisis

The move came after a violent protest erupted outside the residence of Rajapaksa on Thursday as hundreds of demonstrators gathered there

02 Apr 2022 10:38 AM

Defiant Pak PM Imran Khan says he will not resign

Two of Khan's allied parties also withdrew their support and joined the ranks of the Opposition

01 Apr 2022 1:16 AM

Imran Khan loses majority as MQM strikes deal with opposition

Attempts are being made through foreign money to change the government in Pakistan, alleged Imran Khan

30 Mar 2022 10:48 AM

Half of Shanghai in lockdown to curb Covid-19 outbreak

Shanghai has in recent weeks become China's Covid hotspot, and on Monday another record high was reported, with 3,500 new confirmed cases

28 Mar 2022 10:54 AM

Accidental fire broke out at Sialkot garrison, no casualty: Pak Army

The sound of the blast was reportedly heard near the cantonment area in the Punjab province

20 Mar 2022 12:19 PM

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