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  • Indonesia: Earthquake, tsunami kills at least 48 on Sulawesi island

    29 September, 2018 5:31 AM 89

    Strong aftershocks continued to rock the coastal city on Saturday morning after waves up to three metres (9.8 feet) high swept through the scenic tourist town, triggered by a 7.5 magnitude earthquake on land.  JAKARTA: Many bodies were found on Saturday along the shoreline of the Indonesian city of Palu on Sulawesi island which was hit by a major earthquake

  • China executes man who killed 9 children in knife attack to vent frustration

    27 September, 2018 7:13 AM 80

    Zhao Zewei was sentenced to death in July after a court found him guilty of murder following the April 27 stabbing attack at a high school in Mizhi county.  Beijing: China on Thursday executed a man who stabbed nine secondary school students to death and injured 11 others in April in Shaanxi province. Zhao Zewei was sentenced to death in July after a court

  • Ex-Pakistan minister Rehman Malik targets PM Narendra Modi with 'next PM' Rahul Gandhi's video

    24 September, 2018 5:33 AM 82

    Rehman Malik said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scared of Rahul Gandhi. After India called off talks foreign secretary level talks with Pakistan, several leaders of the neighbouring country have been vocal in attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Pakistani senator and former interior minister Rehman Malik even used a video of Congress chief Rahul

  • Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang dies at 61

    21 September, 2018 5:49 AM 141

    HANOI: Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang, one of the country`s top three leaders but with mostly ceremonial duties, died on Friday after an illness, state television and radio announced. Quang, 61, died in a military hospital in Hanoi from a "serious illness despite efforts by domestic and international doctors and professors," Vietnam Television reported

  • South Korean President Moon Jae-in, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un sign summit agreement in Pyongyang

    19 September, 2018 7:39 AM 103

    Pyongyang: South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un signed an agreement at the end of their summit talks here on Wednesday. The agreement was signed at a ceremony held at the North`s state guesthouse Paekhwawon and broadcast live in Seoul. Details of the agreement signed by the leaders were not immediately available, Yonhap

  • Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina

    14 September, 2018 1:36 PM 412

    Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina on Friday morning (US time) with wind speeds reaching a vicious 90 miles per hour (144kmph), according to local media reports. The category 1 storm made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, east of Wilmington. CNN reported that extremely heavy rainfall has persisted for most parts of Thursday and Friday

  • PIA flight carrying Nawaz Sharif's wife Kulsoom's body arrives in Lahore from London

    14 September, 2018 5:20 AM 73

    Lahore: A Pakistan International Airlines' flight carrying the body of Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, from London arrived in Lahore early Friday. The flight landed at the Allama Iqbal International Airport here around 6:45 a.M (local time). The body was later shifted to Jati Umra Lahore residence of the Sharif family for burial

  • US NSA says risk of Pak nukes in terrorist's hands reason for cut in military aid

    13 September, 2018 7:09 PM 153

    US fears that nuclear weapons in Pakistan could fall into the hands of terrorists. The United States recently cut $300 million in military aid to Pakistan and the Trump administration may have had substantial reasons to do so. According to National Security Advisor John Bolton, one of the major reasons was the risk that Pakistan's nuclear weapons could

  • Thailand is absolutely committed to BIMSTEC: Thai Ambassador to India

    13 September, 2018 8:38 AM 166

    Thai Ambassador for India Chutintorn Gongsakdi on Thursday reacted to Thailand's involvement in the BIMSTEC field training military exercise in Pune.  Thai Ambassador for India Chutintorn Gongsakdi on Thursday reacted to Thailand's involvement in the BIMSTEC field training military exercise in Pune. Gongsakdi said that Thailand is absolutely committed

  • Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif’s wife Begum Kulsoom Nawaz dead at 68

    11 September, 2018 12:11 PM 84

    Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s wife Begum Kulsoom Nawaz died at the age of 68 in London on Tuesday. She breathed her last months after being diagnosed with lymphoma (throat) cancer. She breathed her last at a Harley Street Clinic in London. The same was confirmed by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shahbaz Sharif on microblogging