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Pakistan believes in effective, result-oriented regional cooperation: PM Imran

Khan said Pakistan is firm believer in the strength and potential of regional cooperation for individual, national and regional development.

08 Dec 2019 4:12 PM

Hong Kongers mark half year protest anniversary with huge rally

Semi-autonomous Hong Kong has been battered by increasingly violent demonstrations.

08 Dec 2019 1:57 PM

'Will fight for freedom until I die': Hong Kong protests cross half-year mark with rally

In a statement on Saturday, govt appealed for calm and said it has 'learned its lesson and will humbly listen to and accept criticism.'

08 Dec 2019 1:07 PM

North Korea says it carried out 'very important test' at its long-range rocket launch site

The UN bans North Korea from launching satellites because it is considered a test of long-range missile technology.

08 Dec 2019 9:45 AM

Pakistani-American journalist Amna Nawaz selected to moderate US presidential debate

Nawaz, who was born in the US state of Virginia, joined PBS News Hour in April 2018.

07 Dec 2019 3:58 PM

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'The rapist is you!' Global anthem against sexual violence is making its way to India

The Indian chapter of it — 'A Rapist in Your Way Intervention India Chapter In Solidarity', — is scheduled to take place on December 7.

07 Dec 2019 12:01 PM

London Bridge attacker Usman Khan buried in PoK

According to British media reports, Khan's mortal remains were brought to Pakistan from the UK on Friday morning.

07 Dec 2019 8:59 AM

Why young Japanese are choosing to not get married?

The same father said his eldest daughter was married but his youngest, a doctor living in the US, is single at the age of 34.

06 Dec 2019 3:34 PM

Indonesian man faints during flogging for pre-marital sex, revived to finish punishment

Aceh is the only region in Indonesia, the world’s biggest Muslim-majority country that imposes religious law.

06 Dec 2019 10:36 AM

18 Indians on Hong Kong vessel kidnapped by pirates off Nigerian coast

The Hong Kong-flagged 'VLCC, NAVE CONSTELLATION' was attacked by pirates during the evening hours of Dec 3 while transiting through Nigeria.

05 Dec 2019 2:52 PM

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71-year-old Japan man arrested for making 24,000 complaint calls

He has been arrested on suspicion of 'fraudulent obstruction of business', the spokesman added.

03 Dec 2019 3:34 PM

Typhoon Kammuri to make landfall, Philippines carries out evacuation

Kammuri was expected to make landfall late Monday or early Tuesday and then pass to the south of the capital.

03 Dec 2019 3:24 PM

Hong Kong set to record first budget deficit in 15 years

The city has been battered by 6 months of protests triggered by rising public anger over China's rule and police's response to protests.

03 Dec 2019 3:11 PM

Russian Prez Putin signs law to label journalists as ‘foreign agents’

The new law, which now extends to individuals, would come into effect immediately.

03 Dec 2019 11:04 AM

China bars US military ships, aircraft from Hong Kong for 'encouraging' violent acts

A US defence official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said China's move would not have an impact on US military operations.

03 Dec 2019 10:39 AM

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Israeli survivor of 26/11 receives 'moving' message from PM Modi

Moshe Tzvi Holtzberg was a two-year-old toddler when his parents were killed in the terror attacks at Nariman House.

02 Dec 2019 6:06 PM

Pak govt forms 3-member committee to draft new law on Army chief's reappointment

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Defence Minister Pervez Khattak and Minister for Planning Asad Omar are part of the committee.

02 Dec 2019 4:57 PM

Afghan official: 2 intelligence officials shot dead in Kabul

Afghan interior ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi says that police were searching for the gunman who carried out the attack early Monday.

02 Dec 2019 4:26 PM

'Change old mindset in naya Pakistan': Imran Khan's advice to bureaucrats

Khan called for improving governance and law and order in Punjab province in Pakistan.

01 Dec 2019 5:35 PM

'This is not over': Hong Kong protesters return to the streets

Hong Kong's protests began in opposition to a bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China.

01 Dec 2019 2:17 PM

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