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Indonesia lifted tsunami alert after strong quake

Hasyim Yusuf, the head of the Ternate disaster mitigation agency, said there were no reports of fatalities.

08 Jul 2019 1:00 PM

Judge says Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam tried to bribe, threaten him

Nawaz Sharif is currently serving a seven-year prison term in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail in connection with the steel mills corruption case.

07 Jul 2019 6:34 PM

Nepal denies Tibetans' request to hold Dalai Lama’s birthday celebration

China, which regards Dalai Lama as dangerous separatist, is increasing its influence in Himalayan nation, a home to about 20,000 Tibetans.

07 Jul 2019 3:31 PM

‘Blackmailed, forced’: Maryam on Pakistan judge's verdict against Nawaz Sharif

Sharif and his family have denied any wrongdoing and allege that the corruption cases against them were politically motivated.

07 Jul 2019 12:43 PM

Madrassa principal arrested for raping at least 12 girls, claims 'possessed by satan'

Rights groups raised concerns about the spike in the number of rape and sexual assaults in the Muslim-majority South Asian nation.

06 Jul 2019 12:50 PM

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Chinese guy sentenced to death, hid wife's body in freezer for 100 days

He logged into the social networking accounts of his wife and replied to text messages she received from her parents and friends.

05 Jul 2019 6:44 PM

Indian-origin banker in Singapore gets 13-year jailed term for cheating, forgery

To cover up the shortfall in bank accounts of his three clients, he forged more documents to move money between his other client accounts.

05 Jul 2019 8:46 AM

Imran Khan to meet Donald Trump on July 22

The spokesperson said that Pakistan has confirmed 14th of this month to India for a meeting on Kartarpur Corridor.

05 Jul 2019 1:37 AM

Man poured water on Baidu CEO during speech, arrested

Chinese authorities have detained a man in connection with its investigation.

04 Jul 2019 6:23 PM

'Very soon': Police on arrest of Hafiz Saeed, his aides

Police arrested several members of the banned organisations on terror financing, who were handed imprisonment by the anti-terrorism courts.

04 Jul 2019 3:45 PM

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9 activists sentenced to death for attacking PM Hasina 25 years ago

The railway police, as plaintiff, initiated a case against 135 people in connection with the incident.

03 Jul 2019 6:21 PM

Indian national behind bars for molesting girls in a Singapore swimming pool

Job Mathew Panakkal, who was working in Singapore, pleaded guilty to three charges of outraging the modesty of a minor.

03 Jul 2019 6:19 PM

Passengers panic as 2 shot dead in Lahore airport arrival lounge: Report

2 Pakistanis returning after performing Umrah in Saudi Arabia were shot dead due to personal enmity at Lahore international airport.

03 Jul 2019 6:10 PM

Former Philippine first lady's 90th Birthday bash ruined as 261 hospitalised

Emergency rooms in the city's Pasig area were inundated with patients vomiting and suffering from diarrhoea and dizziness.

03 Jul 2019 5:17 PM

800,000 people ordered to evacuate due to heavy rain in Japan

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has asked residents of the cities to 'take steps to protect their lives'.

03 Jul 2019 4:35 PM

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2 shot dead, one injured at Lahore airport in Pakistan

The incident occurred around 10 am (local time) when the victims were returning from Saudi Arabia after performing Umrah.

03 Jul 2019 1:30 PM

China calls for 'zero tolerance' post violent Hong Kong protests

‘Chinese society is all too aware that zero-tolerance policy is only remedy for such destructive behaviour,’ a Chinese party paper said.

02 Jul 2019 9:13 PM

Lanka police chief arrested over failure to prevent terror attack

De Livera said that they failed to act on advance warnings of the deadly Easter Sunday attacks, which were blamed on a local terror group.

02 Jul 2019 7:59 PM

Meeting at demilitarised zone ends hostility between USA and North Korea: Trump

This was the third time this year that the two leaders are coming face to face, the last meeting being in May at Hanoi.

02 Jul 2019 6:00 PM

Hong Kong: State controlled Chinese paper calls for 'zero tolerance' over protests

Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of defiant protesters who had occupied the city's legislature.

02 Jul 2019 5:44 PM

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