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  World   Asia  21 Feb 2019

World, Asia, 21 Feb 2019

Pakistan gifts cash-strapped gold-plated assault rifle to Saudi Crown Prince

The unusual gift for a visiting foreign dignitary was presented to Mohammad during his first official visit to Islamabad.

21 Feb 2019 6:14 PM

'Russian militarily ready for Cuban missile-style crisis if US wants one': Putin

Cuban Missile Crisis erupted in 1962 when Moscow responded to a U.S. missile deployment in Turkey by sending ballistic missiles to Cuba.

21 Feb 2019 5:47 PM

China gets an app for Xi Jinping’s ‘inspirational quotes’

The app’s name -- “Xuexi Qiangguo” or “Study to Make China strong” – is a pun as the Chinese word for studying.

21 Feb 2019 1:40 PM

At least 81 killed as fire breaks out in chemical warehouses in Dhaka

Deputy commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police Ibrahim Khan said at least two cars and 10 cycle rickshaws were burned in the fire.

21 Feb 2019 11:26 AM

Trouble for PM Theresa May as 3 Tory MPs quit over Brexit hard line

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker agreed to meet May once again.

21 Feb 2019 5:31 AM