Sunday, December 15, 2019

Cyclone Ockhi: Severe weather kills 13 in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Dec 02 (PTI): Powerful storms with heavy rains have killed at least 13 people in Sri Lanka, as a strong cyclone, which has...

Thousands Of Myanmar Women Forced Into Marriage In China: Study

BANGKOK, Dec 7 (PTI): Thousands of vulnerable women and girls from northern Myanmar are being trafficked to China and forced to marry, a study...

Thailand flood death toll rises to 15

Bangkok, Dec 5 (AFP): Fifteen people have died and one million have been affected by flooding in Thailand’s deep south, authorities said today. The...

Russia says 114,000 Syrian refugees repatriated in 2018

MOSCOW , Dec 11 (AP) — Nearly 114,000 Syrian refugees have been repatriated this year, the Russian military said Tuesday, a fraction of the...

Japan Plans Missile Tracking Drill With US, South Korea Amid North Threat

TOKYO, Dec 10 (AFP): Japan will hold a drill with the United States and South Korea this week to practise jointly detecting airborne missiles,...

Pak receives second USD 1 billion bailout package from Saudi Arabia

Islamabad, Dec 14 (PTI) Cash-strapped Pakistan on Friday received USD 1 billion from its close ally Saudi Arabia as part of a second bailout...

China, South Korea Eye Warmer Ties Following Tensions

BEIJING, Dec 15 (AFP): The presidents of China and South Korea sought Thursday to repair ties strained over a US anti-missile defence system, but...

Taliban say talks focus on US withdrawal from Afghanistan

Islamabad, Dec 19 (AP) The Taliban say their latest talks with the US envoy focused on the withdrawal of NATO troops from Afghanistan, the...

Bangladesh, Myanmar form joint group to repatriate Rohingyas

Dhaka, Dec 19 (PTI): Bangladesh and Myanmar today formed a 30-member joint panel to oversee repatriation of Rohingya refugees within two months, despite rights...

Pak Army chief backs Imran Khan’s peace initiatives

Karachi, Dec 23 (PTI) Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has backed Prime Minister Imran Khan's peace initiatives, saying the new government has...


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