Wed, 24 Jul 2019

Kabul Seeks Clarification on Trump Talk of Wiping Out Afghanistan

KABUL - Afghanistan called on Tuesday for an explanation of comments by U.S. President Donald Trump in which he said ...

Facebook-Style App Launches in Vietnam Amid Tightening Internet Rules

HANOI - A Facebook-style social network was launched in Vietnam on Tuesday, Gapo, a mobile app that lets users create ...

Sri Lanka's Malinga to play T20s after quitting ODIs

Colombo - Veteran Sri Lankan pace bowler Lasith Malinga on Tuesday confirmed he will retire from one-day international cricket after ...

ICC Delegation Head Wraps up Visit to Bangladesh, Rohingya Camps

An International Criminal Court prosecutor on Monday wrapped up a six-day trip to Bangladesh and Rohingya refugee camps in the ...

Malaysia Police: Rohingya Extortion Syndicate Funds Myanmar Rebels

A Rohingya-based extortion syndicate in Malaysia has been channeling thousands of dollars to fund Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army militants in ...

Rural Laotians Suffer as Drought in Mekong Region Worsens

An extensive drought in Southeast Asia that has lasted since the beginning of this year is creating difficulties for people ...

Trump offers to mediate between India and Pakistan on Kashmir

US President Donald Trump has offered to mediate the decades-long Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan, a move that signals ...

ICC bars Zimbabwe women players from travelling to England

London [UK], July 22 (ANI): International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday barred four players and a coach from the Zimbabwe ...

Trump: Pakistan 'Helping Us A Lot Now' On Afghanistan

U.S. President Donald Trump says Pakistan is 'helping us a lot now' in neighboring Afghanistan, where Washington has fought a ...

Internet Cutoff in Myanmar's Rakhine Enters Fifth Week

YANGON - A sweeping internet shutdown in Myanmar's conflict-hit Rakhine state went into its fifth week Monday as residents called ...

Trump receives Imran Khan at White House in DC

Washington D.C. [USA], July 22 (ANI): US President Donald Trump received Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan at the White House ...

Senator Lindsey Graham calls on Imran Khan at Pakistan House in DC

Washington D.C. [USA], July 22 (ANI): Republican Senator and Head of Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Lindsey Graham, called on ...

Nepal: Devotees flock to Shiva Shrines on Shravan's Monday

Kathmandu [Nepal], July 22 (ANI): A large number of devotees in Nepal flocked to Shiva Temples on the first Monday ...

Indonesia's Go-Jek growing fast, acquiring firms in India

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, July 22 (ANI): Last week, Indonesian ride-hailing firm Go-Jek announced that they received an investment from ...

PM Modi to visit Bhutan in August

New Delhi [India], July 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a two-day official visit to Bhutan in ...

Imran Khan, Trump to hold bilateral meeting, working lunch today

Washington DC [USA], July 22 (ANI): Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan will hold a bilateral meeting with United States ...

IS Decentralizing Into 'Provinces' in Bid to Return

WASHINGTON - A series of Islamic State (IS) announcements of new provinces it controls in recent weeks has renewed debate ...

Mithun, Mushfiqur steer Bangladesh home in warm-up

3:00 AM ETBangladesh 285 for 5 (Mithun 91, Mushfiqur 50, Kumara 2-26) beat Sri Lanka Board President's XI 282 for ...

8 Killed, 4 Missing Due to Landslides in Western Nepal

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - At least eight people died and four others went missing due to landslides triggered by rains in ...

Malinga to retire after first ODI of Bangladesh series

11:35 PM ETLasith Malinga is set to retire from ODIs after the first game of the upcoming three-match series against ...

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Imran Khan welcomed to U.S. by 30,000 supporters

WASHINGTON, DC - Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan who has arrived in the U.S. for a meeting with President Donald ...

Pakistan's Imran Khan Says Taliban May Soon Release 2 Hostages

The Taliban may soon release two hostages who were captured in August 2016, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said during ...

Plastic from Burlap Bangladesh Invents a Green Throw-away Bag

DHAKA, BANGLADESH - As countries around the world try to cut down on throw-away plastic shopping bags, Bangladesh is hoping ...

Kabul Seeks Clarification on Trump Talk of Wiping Out Afghanistan

KABUL - Afghanistan called on Tuesday for an explanation of comments by U.S. President Donald Trump in which he said ...

Top Tourism Spots Crack Down as They Become Victim of Own Success

LONDON - It is not the sheer number of tourists descending on Venice that bothers Italian food blogger Monica Cesarato ...

Bomb Blast Kills At Least Two In Pakistan

A bomb blast in a market in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta has killed at least two people and wounded ...

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