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South Korean man dies after self-immolation in front of Japanese Embassy

The incident comes as relations between Seoul and Tokyo feel the strain over the labour issue.

19 Jul 2019 6:37 PM

'#ISupportHafizSaeed' trends on Pakistani Twitter

The trend was supported by Pakistani citizens, amongst whom was a prominent Pakistani actor, Hamza Ali Abbasi.

19 Jul 2019 6:27 PM

India submits final DPR for cross-border rail project to Nepal: report

According to the DPR, the railway line will be constructed two to three kilometres away from the East-West Highway.

19 Jul 2019 4:22 PM

Nepal Communist Party claims responsibility for Dhangadhi blast

The deceased, Ram Bahadur Singh, a part of the NCP, is suspected by police to have carried out the explosion.

19 Jul 2019 4:22 PM

Japan fire: Bodies found in stairwell suggest they were trying to escape

At least 33 feared dead after suspected arson attack on Japanese animation studio.

19 Jul 2019 2:57 PM

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Man came in yelling 'you die' before setting Japan animation studio on fire

Japanese media reported the fire might have been set near the front door, forcing people to find other ways out.

19 Jul 2019 2:54 PM

Japan in shock after suspected arson kills 33

there were questions over how so many people could have died in a country where fire safety is taken very seriously.

19 Jul 2019 2:45 PM

At least 9 children dead, 16 hurt in Philippines truck crash

The students from two village schools were to attend a cultural, health and sports festival in the town center.

19 Jul 2019 2:35 PM

Pakistan lost over Rs 8 billion due to airspace closure: Report

‘It’s a huge loss for our overall (aviation) industry,’ Pakistan Federal Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan said on Thursday.

19 Jul 2019 1:50 PM

2 killed, 10 injured in Kabul University blast

The casualties were confirmed by Afghanistan's Public Health Ministry's spokesperson Wahidullah Mayar.

19 Jul 2019 10:04 AM

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Watch: Indonesian Flight bans photography after customer mocks handwritten menu

A disgruntled passenger travelling in the airlines posted his vlog which went viral.

18 Jul 2019 7:48 PM

Former Pak PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi arrested: Pak media

Abbasi was arrested by the National Accountability Bureau.

18 Jul 2019 3:18 PM

13 dead in suspected arson attack on Japan animation studio

Police said the fierce blaze appeared to have been started deliberately but there was no immediate information on a possible motive.

18 Jul 2019 1:25 PM

24 killed, 35 injured in Japan animation studio fire

Police said that a 41-year-old man poured what appeared to be petrol around the studio and set it on fire.

18 Jul 2019 1:21 PM

Death toll rises to 88: Nepal floods

The rescue and relief efforts are currently underway in the districts of Rautahat, Dhanusha, Mahottri, and Dolpa.

18 Jul 2019 1:06 PM

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Relentless international pressure forces Pakistan to arrest Hafiz Saeed

Acting on India's insistence, the UN declared Jamaat-ud-Dawa as the funding arm of the LeT in December 2008.

17 Jul 2019 4:54 PM

Pakistani journalists hold protests to oppose censorship

The rallies, dubbed Day of Protests, were spearheaded by the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists.

16 Jul 2019 10:08 PM

Pro-Khalistani leaders continue to hold key positions in PSGPC

It has been revealed that Ameer Singh, brother of known Khalistani Bishen Singh, has been put on the Sikh's religious body.

15 Jul 2019 5:47 PM

23 killed as cloud burst causes flood in Pok's Neelum Valley

Landslides were also reported and officials said many structures in Laswa's main market, including two mosques, were completely destroyed.

15 Jul 2019 5:00 PM

Toxic employers face jail as South Korea tackles workplace bullying

The new legislation that comes into effect on Tuesday will criminalise business owners who unfairly dismiss employees harassed at work.

15 Jul 2019 4:14 PM

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