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  World   Asia  31 Jul 2017

World, Asia, 31 Jul 2017

Security to be beefed up in Jaffna after violence: Lanka police

Two policemen were proceeding to conduct an inquiry over a police complaint when they were attacked by people who came in a motorcycle.

31 Jul 2017 6:40 PM

ISIS claims Iraq embassy attack in Kabul; police kill all 4 militants

Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said 1 policeman was wounded and there were no fatalities among the security forces or civilians.

31 Jul 2017 6:18 PM

South Korea began to review of sex slavery deal with Japan

The plight of the so-called "comfort women" is a hugely emotional issue that has marred relations between the Asian neighbours for decades.

31 Jul 2017 4:13 PM

US should not link trade to North Korea, says China

China, Pyongyang's main economic and diplomatic ally, opposes any military intervention and calls for a resolution through dialogue.

31 Jul 2017 2:26 PM

Afghan children smuggled to Pak madrasas, taught ways of Taliban: police

The police called it child trafficking and threw the drivers and the only other adults, two men who organised the convoy, into jail.

31 Jul 2017 2:17 PM


Car bombing targets Iraq embassy in Kabul, no casualties: Afghan police

No one has taken responsibility for the attack, though the Taliban and an ISIS affiliate have carried out such attacks in Kabul.

31 Jul 2017 1:24 PM

China criticizes Britain plans on freedom of navigation missions

China's foreign min criticized plans by Britain to send its new aircraft carriers on freedom of navigation missions in the South China Sea.

31 Jul 2017 1:02 PM

China must decide on imposing stronger UN sanctions on N Korea: Nikki Haley

Any new UNSC resolution 'that does not significantly increase the international pressure on North Korea is of no value,' Haley said.

31 Jul 2017 9:03 AM

Nawaz Sharif leaves PM House, relaxes in Murree resort

The Opposition could also field a candidate but the nominee has little chance of getting sufficient votes.

31 Jul 2017 6:07 AM

Is everyone else honest and righteous in Pak, asks Nawaz Sharif

The apex court on Friday disqualified the 67-year-old for dishonesty, forcing him to resign as Prime Minister.

31 Jul 2017 4:35 AM