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US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman to visit China on July 25

Washington: US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman will travel to China from July 25 to 26 and to Oman July 27.

Afghanistan MoFA concerned over continuation of unprofessional remarks by Pakistan’s Interior Minister

Kabul: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan has expressed deep concern over the continuation of unprofessional remarks by Pakistan’s Interior Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi regarding the abduction of the daughter of Ambassador in Islamabad.

Pakistan: Police deployed at Luari Sharif shrine following sectarian tension

Amid tension between two rival groups,  police personnel were deployed at sensitive places within the Luari Sharif town in Pakistan.

Pakistan: Chitral residents claim PTI leader is grabbing govt land

Chitral: The residents of Yurjogh village in Lot Koh valley of Pakistan have alleged that the government is supporting a local leader of ruling PTI in a land grabbing incident.

Bangladesh starts strict lockdown to tackle COVID-19 surge

Dhaka: Bangladesh government imposed strict 'lockdown' in the country from Friday after ending their nine-day break for Eid-ul-Azha celebration.

Pakistan is witnessing surge in support for Taliban: Report

Islamabad/Quetta: Videos are now emerging from cities like Quetta where Pakistani citizens could be seen holding Taliban flags and chanting Islamist slogans at rallies to show support for the Afghan insurgents.  

Ashraf Ghani slams Taliban, says the group has no will for 'peace'

Kabul: Afghanistan president Ashraf Ghani has slammed the Taliban group and said their deeds showed that it has "no will" for peace.

US, Iraq set to agree in withdrawal of US troops by end of this year

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: The United States and Iraq are expected to agree on the pullout of US forces by the end of 2021, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

Gaza explosion leaves 1 dead, 10 hurt

Gaza: At least one person was killed as an explosion rocked the Gaza region on Thursday.

Taliban controls 80 pc of Afghan-Tajik border : Tajik security source

Dushanbe/Sputnik: The Taliban controls 80 pc of the Afghan-Tajik border, a source in Tajikistan’s State Committee for National Security told Sputnik on Thursday.

Floods expose the crumbling infrastructure in China

Beijing: The bubble seems to be bursting for China which has always boasted about its state of art infrastructure and more recently took unkind jibes at the USA over the Miami condo collapse. The ongoing floods in China actually exposed the crumbling assets as dams collapsed and citizens suffered or died amid rising waters.

Nations pillory China for unleashing seamless cyber attacks

Despised for its continued policy of aggrandizement and its role over the spread of coronavirus worldwide, China is now facing the wrath of several nations for hacking activities and cyberattacks by its nationals.

Sri Lankan Cabinet clears proposal to bring Muslims under common laws for marriage and divorce

The Sri Lankan Cabinet this week approved an amendment to the Civil Procedure Code, allowing Muslim marriages and divorces under the common law governing marriage and divorce of citizens of Sri Lanka.

China: 12 die as heavy rains lash Henan province

Beijing: As many as 12 people died as record-breaking rainfall flooded underground railway tunnels in China's Henan province, media reports said.

Pakistani terrorist arrested in Afghanistan, says official

Kabul/UNI: A Pakistani terrorist, who slipped into Afghanistan with fake immigration papers, was detained by Afghan security forces, an official at the Afghan Ministry of Defence said on Wednesday.