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Afghan President Ghani condemns 'inhumane' Kabul wedding hall blast

Slamming the Taliban for denying their involvement in the explosion, Ghani said the group encourages terrorists to carry out such attacks.

18 Aug 2019 2:12 PM

PM Modi meets Oppn leader of Bhutan's National Assembly

The Prime Minister reiterated that India is seeking to cooperate with Bhutan in sectors beyond the traditional ones like hydropower.

18 Aug 2019 1:57 PM

Xi's toughest year as China preps for its 70th anniversary: Analysts

As People's Republic of China approaches its 70th anniversary on October 1st, Xi finds himself battling threats on multiple fronts.

18 Aug 2019 11:11 AM

Defiant Hong Kong protesters vow huge rally despite Beijing threats

On Tuesday, protesters blocked passengers from boarding flights at city's airport and assaulted 2 men they accused of being Chinese spies.

18 Aug 2019 11:07 AM

PM Modi holds talks with Bhutanese counterpart as two countries sign 10 MoUs

The two countries signed 10 Memorandum of Understandings in the field of space research, aviation, IT, power and education.

17 Aug 2019 8:35 PM

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Either proxy war or war can resolve Kashmir issue: Pakistan diplomat

Hilaly's comments come amid rising tensions between India and Pakistan after New Delhi earlier this month revoked Article 370.

17 Aug 2019 7:15 PM

Rajnath Singh's remark on 'no first use' policy irresponsible and unfortunate: Pak

The statement appears to have rattled Pakistan, which has never had adopted the same policy itself.

17 Aug 2019 5:06 PM

PM Modi reaches Bhutan, receives guard of honour

Modi was received by his Bhutanese counterpart Dr Lotay Tshering and others on his arrival at the Paro International Airport.

17 Aug 2019 1:05 PM

Beloved baby dugong ‘Mariam’ dies in Thailand with plastic in stomach

Mariam died just after midnight after going into shock and efforts to resuscitate her failed.

17 Aug 2019 1:03 PM

Irish teen dies due to starvation, no sign of foul play: Malaysia cops

She had a condition known as holoprosencephaly, where the brain fails to develop normally.

17 Aug 2019 12:29 PM

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Find out where Indonesia is moving its capital from Jakarta

Environmental experts warned that one third of it could be submerged by 2050 if current rates continue.

17 Aug 2019 10:43 AM

Pakistan PM Imran discusses Kashmir with Trump over phone

Prime Minister Khan conveyed Pakistan's concern on recent developments in Kashmir and the threat they pose to the regional peace.

16 Aug 2019 9:18 PM

UN Security Council begins closed-door meeting on Kashmir issue

Reacting to India's decision, Pakistan expelled Indian High Commissioner soon after idea to downgrade diplomatic ties with New Delhi.

16 Aug 2019 7:54 PM

5 killed, 24 injured in Pakistan's Quetta mosque blast

Last week, a planted bomb in a market on Quetta's Meezan chowk killed a Hazara man and injured 13 others.

16 Aug 2019 5:28 PM

70-year-old emaciated elephant paraded in Sri Lanka, she collapsed later

After a howl of protests over social media, festival organisers withdrew the aged animal from the grand finale on Wednesday.

16 Aug 2019 4:56 PM

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Pak's Punjab province to name 36 roads, 5 parks after Kashmir

India on August 5 revoked Article 370 of the Constitution and decided to bifurcate the State of Jammu and Kashmir into two UTs.

16 Aug 2019 4:47 PM

‘Cease anger with love’: Hong Kong tycoon's message on protests

Protests began as opposition to now-suspended extradition bill and have swelled into wider calls for democracy.

16 Aug 2019 3:38 PM

Pak launches crackdown on sale of Indian film CDs

'Today the interior ministry raided some compact disc shops in Islamabad and confiscated Indian movies,' Firdous Ashiq Awan said.

16 Aug 2019 3:11 PM

Hindus celebrate Rakshabandhan in NW Pakistan

Special security arrangements were made in and outside temples to prevent any untoward incident.

16 Aug 2019 3:02 PM

China media says Hong Kong response 'won't repeat' Tiananmen

Weeks of student-led protests in the Beijing square were ended when the military rolled in with tanks.

16 Aug 2019 2:57 PM

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