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World, Asia, 11 Jun 2019

Shangri-La Hotel in Colombo to reopen on Wednesday after deadly Easter attacks

While the other two hotels reopened in recent weeks, most of the sections of the Shangri-La Hotel remained closed.

11 Jun 2019 3:54 PM

Olympics 2020: Podiums to be constructed with plastic waste in Tokyo

Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto said the plan would help push a message of sustainability.

11 Jun 2019 2:56 PM

‘Will respond firmly if US escalates trade tensions,’ says Chinese foreign ministry

Trump has repeatedly said he is getting ready to meet Xi Jinping at the Osaka summit at the end of June, but China has not confirmed it.

11 Jun 2019 2:43 PM

34 people rescued from Taliban-run prison by Afghan forces

Civilians, soldiers, policemen and intelligence agents were freed during the operation.

11 Jun 2019 1:27 PM

Kazakh police beat journalist amid post-vote unrest

Shokan Alkhabayev, journalist from Tengri News was beaten by police on Monday whilst attempting to cover detentions following protest.

11 Jun 2019 1:23 PM


Zardari produced before court, anti-graft body seeks physical remand

Zardari and his sister are two main accused of money laundering which used fake accounts to channel illegally gained funds out of Pakistan.

11 Jun 2019 1:07 PM

Tokayev has won presidential election with 70.76 pc votes: Kazakhstan EC

The final results are expected to be released next week.

11 Jun 2019 10:55 AM

Zakir Naik feels he is not going to get fair trial in India: Malaysian PM

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Monday said that his country has the right not to extradite Zakir Naik to India.

11 Jun 2019 9:25 AM