Dhaka: At least 24 people were killed and several went missing after a boat capsized in Karatoa river in Bangladesh on Sunday, police said.
Faizabad (Afghanistan): One person was killed and three others injured as a blast rocked Faizabad city, the capital of Afghanistan's northern Badakhshan province, on Sunday, provincial head of information and culture department Qari Maazudin Ahmadi said.
In the last few weeks social media has been abuzz with rumours of Chinese President Xi Jinping being put under house arrest. Several social media posts indicated that Jinping was removed as the chief of China’s People’s Liberation Army, or the PLA while he was away in Samarkand in Uzbekistan to attend the SCO meeting.
Hong Kong: Winter season is fast approaching in Hong Kong and added to it the country might soon be facing the double strike of Covid-19 and seasonal flu, experts fear.
Beijing: European corporate investment in China is slackening as the country’s real estate market is slumping, and consumer spending is drying up due to the stringent COVID-19 policy followed by Beijing.
Islamabad: The Secretary General of Baloch National Movement (BNM) Dil Murad Baloch condemned Pakistan for the blockade of the music concert in Panjgur and even described the incident as a “Baloch cultural genocide”.
Karachi: Karachi Police in Pakistan have arrested a man for allegedly harassing a female Turkish vlogger.
Kabul: At least nine people died and 41 others, including children, were hurt as a blast occurred in the Wazir Akbar Khan area of Kabul city on Friday, media reports said on Saturday.
Kabul: An Uzbek community leader in Afghanistan has accused Mohammad Karim Khalili, a Hazara leader, of having secret ties with Pakistan.
Beijing: China's former justice minister Fu Zhenghua has been jailed due to bribery, media reports said on Friday.
Kathmandu: The Nepal Electricity Authority is planning to buy electricity from the Indian market under a six-month contract to meet the domestic demand market for power in winter.
Islamabad: A large section of Pakistan's flood victims appeared to be unhappy with the performance of state institutions and ruling parties, media reports said on Friday.
Geneva: A Baloch rights group has requested UN intervention in the southwestern province of Pakistan to save people who are facing severe rights violations, media reports said.
Casualties are feared as an explosion rocked close to Wazir Mohammad Akbar Khan Mosque in Kabul city of Afghanistan on Friday, media reports said.
New York: Since the Myanmar military launched its “disastrous” coup last year, UN-appointed independent human rights expert Tom Andrews said on Wednesday that conditions have worsened, “by any measure”.