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  World   South Asia  05 Sep 2017

World, South asia, 05 Sep 2017

Pakistan rejects BRICS’ statement on presence of militant groups inside the country

China is also concerned about Islamist influence spilling over from Pakistan and Afghanistan into its far-western Xinjiang region.

05 Sep 2017 6:09 PM

Nepal Parliament endorses laws barring criminals, corrupt from contesting polls

Nepal is set to hold two rounds of provincial and federal elections in November and December this year

05 Sep 2017 3:40 PM

In last 5 years, over 500,000 Pakistanis deported around the world

India deported 12 Pakistanis in 2012; six in 2013; 13 in 2014; 10 in 2015; five in 2016; and three by June this year.

05 Sep 2017 2:46 PM

Myanmar: 125,000 Rohingya refugees flee Bangladesh; Suu Kyi under pressure

The latest violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state began on Aug 25, when Rohingya insurgents attacked dozens of police posts and an army base.

05 Sep 2017 2:11 PM

Russian president Putin warns of 'global catastrophe' in North Korea impasse

Putin's comments came after US called for the 'strongest possible measures' against N Korea for detonating what it called a hydrogen bomb.

05 Sep 2017 12:57 PM


China has tools to pressure Kim Jong-Un but worries of consequences

Beijing tried to head off the latest nuclear test by warning Pyongyang that such an event would lead to even more painful penalties.

05 Sep 2017 12:10 PM

Survival of the fittest: Australian man drinks urine, walks 140 km after car crash

Police said Mason was treated for exposure and dehydration, but was otherwise in 'remarkably fine spirits'.

05 Sep 2017 10:08 AM