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  • PoK President targets India, asks UK to intervene to stop ‘reign of terror’ in Jammu and Kashmir

    4 October, 2018 9:21 AM 131

    According to Dawn's report, the president also accused the Indian army of having unrestricted powers and unleashing it to "kill, mutilate and incarcerate the people of Kashmir indiscriminately".  Pointing a finger at India for 'reigning terror', Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) President Sardar Masood Khan said the United Kingdom should intervene to put an end to the 'gross

  • Indian Gutkha company employees 'take over' luxury cruise with scantily-clad dancers: Report

    3 October, 2018 5:15 PM 148

    It was a nightmare for several Australians on board a luxury cruise as their journey was reportedly ruined by more than 1000 employees of Indian gutkha company, Kamla Pasand. According to a report in Australia-based 9News, the employees of the Indian company literally hijacked the pool deck and bars on the cruise. The report said that they even brought

  • Canada suspends charity for making alleged payments to terrorists in Kashmir: Report

    3 October, 2018 6:35 AM 190

    In a strong move, Canada has suspended and fined a Canada-based Muslim charity for making payments worth a hefty sum of $136,000 to a group which is allegedly associated with a terrorist group in Kashmir, as reported to Russian media platform Sputnik. According to Sputnik, the Canada Revenue Agency has suspended the Islamic Society of North America-Canada

  • Death toll from Indonesian quake and tsunami rises to 832, confirms official

    30 September, 2018 7:08 AM 130

    Many people were reported trapped in the rubble of buildings brought down in the 7.5 magnitude earthquake which struck on Friday and triggered tsunami waves as high as six metres. Jakarta: The death toll from an earthquake and tsunami on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi rose to 832 on Sunday, the national disaster mitigation agency said, adding it assessed

  • Powerful typhoon approaches southern Japan, charts course for main island

    29 September, 2018 6:09 AM 109

    TOKYO: A powerful typhoon brought heavy rain and high winds as it approached southern Japan on Saturday, leading to flight cancellations and power outages in several cities. Typhoon Trami, rated category 2 by Tropical Storm Risk, with category 5 the highest, is the latest storm to threaten Japan in a year of grim weather-related woes, including punishing

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

    29 September, 2018 5:31 AM 104

    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 100

    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 100

    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 164

    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 119

    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