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FIR filed against Nawaz Sharif's brother, others in multi-billion sugar scam

PM Khan's friend Jahangir Tareen and son Ali Tareen are also booked under charges of money laundering and cheating of public shareholders

17 Nov 2020 2:03 PM

Gilgit-Baltistan assembly election gets under way amid tight security

India has slammed Pak's decision to hold election in Gilgit-Baltistan and said any action to alter its status has no legal basis

15 Nov 2020 1:50 PM

Official Myanmar vote count affirms Suu Kyi's party control By Pyae Sone Win

The NLD won 346 seats in the combined lower and upper houses of the legislature, far above the 322 needed to secure a majority

13 Nov 2020 1:02 PM

China declines to congratulate US President-elect Joe Biden

China has not yet come out with an official reaction to Biden and Kamala Harris' victory

09 Nov 2020 4:57 PM

A look at Myanmar's election and Suu Kyi's expected victory

Suu Kyi's party has lost the cooperation of many ethnic minority parties, which are popular in their border-area homelands

07 Nov 2020 3:22 PM

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Pak leader likely to be booked for treason over Abhinandan remarks

Posters of Sadiq have also appeared in Lahore, dubbing him a 'traitor'

01 Nov 2020 9:18 PM

China begins once-a-decade census of world's largest population

After implementing the decades-old one child policy, China is facing a demographic crisis with a rapidly ageing population

01 Nov 2020 8:48 PM

China reports surge in symptomless COVID-19 infections

A total of 20 new confirmed and 161 new asymptomatic cases were reported in the mainland on October 25

26 Oct 2020 9:52 AM

FATF keeps Pakistan on 'Enhanced Follow-up' for meagre progress against terror financing

The development came only a few weeks ahead of the meeting of the FATF to decide on Pakistan's grey list status

12 Oct 2020 12:38 PM

China's Qingdao orders city-wide COVID-19 testing following new infections

Daily COVID-19 infections in mainland China has fallen drastically from peaks early this year, but the country remains on high alert

12 Oct 2020 10:43 AM

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China has deployed 60K soldiers on India's northern border: Pompeo

Pompeo met minister S Jaishankar in Tokyo and they underscored the need to work together to advance, peace and security in the Indo-Pacific

11 Oct 2020 11:02 AM

Bangladesh weighs death penalty for rapists as protests flare

Saturday’s demonstrations were sparked by a video of a group of men stripping and attacking a woman for almost half an hour in Noakhali

10 Oct 2020 2:32 PM

Pakistan court asks Sharif to appear before it to avoid being declared proclaimed offender

Sharif has been living in London since November last year after he was allowed to go there for a period of eight weeks for medical treatment

10 Oct 2020 2:22 PM

China tourism rebounds over Golden Week but still below last year

Tourism sites were visited by 637 million domestic tourists over the eight-day National Day holiday that started October 1

09 Oct 2020 1:34 PM

China joins COVAX initiative for fair COVID-19 vaccine distribution

China is also holding separate talks with the WHO to have its locally produced COVID-19 vaccines assessed for international use

09 Oct 2020 1:24 PM

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Sri Lanka widens curfew, bans gatherings as virus surges

The Indian Ocean island nation had just reported its first community infection in two months on Sunday

07 Oct 2020 2:54 PM

India failed to appoint lawyer to represent Kulbhushan Jadhav: Pak court informed

The Islamabad High Court had last month set a new deadline for India to appoint a legal representative for Jadhav

07 Oct 2020 11:01 AM

Negative views of China rise sharply in advanced democracies: Survey

One of the most important factors with regard to China's reputation abroad has been the coronavirus

07 Oct 2020 9:14 AM

India gives 3,000 vials of Remdesivir to 'friendly' Myanmar to help fight COVID-19

General Naravane and Shringla's two-day visit to Myanmar assumes significance as it comes in the midst of the India-China standoff

05 Oct 2020 3:23 PM

FATF all set to decide on Pakistan's grey list status

To wriggle out of the grey list, Pakistan had recently imposed sanctions on 88 terror groups and their leaders, including Dawood Ibrahim

05 Oct 2020 1:18 PM

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