Survivor of Pakistan plane crash recounts horror

The crash of a Pakistan International Airlines jetliner killed 97 out of the 99 people on board. One survivor, 24-year-old Mohammad Zubair,...

Stop arms sales to Taiwan: China tells US

China on Thursday urged the US to cut off military ties with Taiwan and stop selling weapons to the island.

India extends lockdown through May 31 as reported Covid-19 cases exceed China’s

India on Sunday extended a nationwide lockdown to May 31, as cases exceeded 90,000 and further clashes erupted between police and stranded...

Afghanistan president Ashraf Ghani and rival Abdullah Abdullah reach power-sharing deal

President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani and his rival Abdullah Abdullah have agreed to share presidential powers. The decision ends months of uncertainty that...

Spotlight: India’s 4th phase of economic package focuses on structural reforms in several sectors

India's federal finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday evening unveiled the federal government's fourth tranche of the 267 billion U.S. dollars economic...

US on track to pull troops out of Afghanistan: Pentagon

The United States is on track to meet its commitment to the Taliban to withdraw several thousand troops from Afghanistan by mid-July,...

Japan Lifts COVID State of Emergency for Much of Country

A nationwide state of emergency imposed in Japan to blunt the coronavirus pandemic has been lifted with the exception of Tokyo and...

UAE-India repatriation blog: More than 425 Indians to fly out of Dubai today

As part of the Vande Bharat Mission, more than 425 passengers get ready to board the special flight from Dubai to Delhi...

India’s prime minister announces huge virus relief package

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Tuesday that the government will spend more than $260 billion, the equivalent of nearly 10% of...

Hong Kong police grapple with pro-democracy protesters

Riot police in Hong Kong grappled with pro-democracy protesters who gathered in shopping malls on Sunday to sing, chant slogans and flash...

Turkmen president calls for partnership in medical sector between NAM, WHO

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has called for establishing a partnership between the Non-Alignment Movement and the World Health Organization (WHO), Trend...

North and South Korea exchange gunfire at border: Seoul

North Korean troops fired multiple gunshots towards the South in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the peninsula on Sunday, prompting South Korean forces...

Kazakhstan: Nazarbayeva, often eyed as successor, removed as Senate speaker

Kazakhstan’s president has in a shock decision stripped the daughter of his predecessor of her position as chair of the Senate, a...

Kim Jong-un reappears in North Korea after weeks of speculation – reports

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un has made his first public appearance in nearly three weeks, state media reported Saturday, following intense speculation that...

NKorea’s Kim Jong Un appears in public amid health rumors

North Korean state media says leader Kim Jong Un has made his first public appearance in 20 days amid rumors about his...