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Japan issues tsunami advisory following quake

A strong 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit the northwest of the country.

18 Jun 2019 7:35 PM

Pak journalist files complaint against minister for slapping him

Fawad Chaudhry, a minister in Prime Minister Imran Khan's Cabinet, however said that Ibrahim had misbehaved by calling him an ‘Indian spy’.

18 Jun 2019 3:27 PM

Hong Kong protests marked by demonstrators' coordinated efforts to outwit govt

The extent of the opposition to the bill is such that business groups in Hong Kong, who generally are neutral, have also spoken against it.

18 Jun 2019 1:51 PM

At least 12 killed, over 100 injured as string of quakes strike China

The first 6.0 magnitude quake shook Yibin City at 10:55 pm on Monday and second tremor of magnitude 5.3 hit the area on Tuesday morning.

18 Jun 2019 10:35 AM

Pakistan women sold in marriage, then prostitution

Families of poor girls targeted as officials remain silent not to offend Chinese.

18 Jun 2019 6:58 AM

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India, China, Pakistan increasing size of their nuclear arsenals: report

That represents a decrease of 600 nuclear weapons compared to the start of 2018.

17 Jun 2019 3:03 PM

6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia

The epicentre was 133 km northwest of the city of Kupang on Timor island, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre said.

17 Jun 2019 2:23 PM

Everything you need to know about the on-going Hong Kong protests

These protests are the largest in Hong Kong since the Umbrella Movement in 2014.

17 Jun 2019 2:23 PM

Lt. Gen. Faiz Hameed appointed as ISI chief

Hameed has previously served as the head of the Counter Intelligence wing of the ISI.

17 Jun 2019 1:09 PM

Japanese man arrested for stabbing police officer, grabbing loaded gun

The 33-year-old suspect, caught while lying on a bench beneath which the stolen gun had been placed, has denied the charges.

17 Jun 2019 12:35 PM

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Syria: Aleppo mortar shelling claims 12 lives

The strike comes a day after seven people were killed in air strikes by the Syrian government on the northwest province of Idlib.

17 Jun 2019 9:06 AM

US slammed by Iran for deceptive attitude towards Iran

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un reportedly failed to resolve their differences on sanctions waivers.

16 Jun 2019 8:00 PM

G20 countries set to seal marine pollution deal

Plastic pollution has become an increasing concern, particularly after bans imposed by some countries on the import of plastic waste.

16 Jun 2019 6:38 PM

Protests still underway despite suspension of controversial bill in Hong Kong

Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam made a reversal on Saturday and halted the extradition law, only days after voicing strong support.

16 Jun 2019 4:34 PM

Banish all fears of losing: Imran Khan's advise Pak team ahead of clash with India

The cricket legend recalled how the game has transformed over the years.

16 Jun 2019 3:08 PM

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Reached 'broad consensus' over counter-terror works with UN: China

This came after a controversial visit by a senior UN official to the restive far western Chinese region of Xinjiang this week.

16 Jun 2019 2:44 PM

Pak extends ban on airspace for all Indian flights till June 28

Towards the end of May, Pakistan had extended for a fortnight the airspace closure for a fortnight which expired on June 14.

16 Jun 2019 2:28 PM

Rohingya crisis can destabilise region if not solved: Bangladesh President

Rohingya, who belong to the Rakhine state in Myanmar, have been facing extreme persecution by authorities and majority Buddhists.

16 Jun 2019 12:50 PM

Putin celebrates close friend China prez Xi’s 66th birthday, gifts ice cream

The Russian president described the gift as a sign of deepening trust and respect between the two powers.

16 Jun 2019 10:13 AM

Pakistan to get USD 3.4 billion in budgetary aid from Asian Development Bank

The ADB financing would come on top of the IMF loan, with most of the funds to be disbursed in the current fiscal year.

16 Jun 2019 9:41 AM

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