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Former Pak president Asif Ali Zardari arrested in Park Lane Properties case

Asif Ali Zardari was allegedly running a fake front company by the name of Parathon as a shareholder in Park Lane properties.

01 Jul 2019 10:33 PM

Leading Pak newspaper asks army chief not to 'encroach' on political realm

The army has ruled Pakistan for more than half of its 70 plus years of existence.

01 Jul 2019 7:20 PM

10 fundamental rights petitions filed in Sri Lankan SC against death penalty

The petitioners argued that it would result in the violation of fundamental rights as established in Article 12 (1) of the constitution.

01 Jul 2019 6:19 PM

Reinforcements sent to Nepal’s Sankhuwasabha after gunfight with CPN

Security has been beefed up in the mountainous district that borders China after reports stated that the banned CPN had its base there.

01 Jul 2019 6:15 PM

Violence grips Hong Kong on anniversary of 1997 handover to China

Hong Kong returned to China under a "one country, two systems" formula that allows freedoms not enjoyed in mainland China.

01 Jul 2019 5:49 PM

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Pakistan govt extends deadline for declaring undisclosed assets

The tax amnesty scheme, launched on May 15, was scheduled to end on June 30, but there has been immense pressure on the govt.

01 Jul 2019 5:13 PM

Japan's first commercial whale hunt ships set off after more than 3 decades

This move has aroused global condemnation and fears for the fate of whales.

01 Jul 2019 4:11 PM

WH press secretary left all bruised after brawl with N Korea officials: report

After a handshake with Kim, Trump walked 20 steps into North Korea. He also invited Kim to the White House.

01 Jul 2019 11:46 AM

Hong Kong protests: Early clashes witnessed between police and demonstrators

At about 7:20 am (local time), police charged towards protesters who had camped out on the street since 4 am.

01 Jul 2019 9:18 AM

Europe sweats as record breaking temperature soars

Wildfires burned tracts of land in France and Spain at the weekend as Europe sweltered in record-breaking temperatures.

30 Jun 2019 9:53 PM

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'We have chemistry' and other 'surreal' quotes from historic Trump-Kim meet

It was a historic first as Donald Trump stepped over a small concrete block onto North Korean soil.

30 Jun 2019 9:32 PM

Casinos in China use hidden cams, facial recognition to spot hidden losers

The technology uses algorithms that process the way customers behave at the betting table to determine their risk appetite.

30 Jun 2019 8:27 PM

White House press secretary left bruised after brawl with North Korea officials

Trump met Kim in the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea, making him first sitting US president to set foot in the territory.

30 Jun 2019 8:09 PM

Hong Kong prepared for more protests on handover anniversary

Activists have also said they will try to disrupt an annual flag-raising ceremony attended by senior officials.

30 Jun 2019 7:47 PM

Watch: Trump calls daughter Ivanka, Mike Pompeo 'beauty and the beast'

Donald Trump was giving an address to the Air Force personnel at the Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek on Sunday.

30 Jun 2019 7:02 PM

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8 election commission employees killed in Afghanistan

The Taliban used explosive-filled vehicles to attack Maruf district centre in southern Kandahar province.

30 Jun 2019 5:38 PM

Pakistan receives USD 500 from Qatar

This was announced on Monday after a two-day visit of Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani to Pakistan.

30 Jun 2019 3:40 PM

Taliban say latest round of talks with US 'critical'

Both sides sat down to negotiate just days after Pompeo said the US was hopeful of deal to end Afghanistan's protracted war by September 1.

30 Jun 2019 2:28 PM

Palestinian minister arrested by Israel in Jerusalem

The status of Al-Aqsa, known to Jews as the Temple Mount, is one of the most sensitive issues in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

30 Jun 2019 2:19 PM

Press, North Korean guards scuffle; Press Secretary faces bruises

North Korean guards tried to physically prevent members of the U.S. press pool from entering the room, pushing and shoving.

30 Jun 2019 1:56 PM

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