September 27, 2021 03:55 (IST)
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Pakistan: Ruling coalition senator wants special aircraft for legislators

Islamabad:  A Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) legislator has demanded that the Senate should have its own dedicated aircraft for the use of members of parliament.

CPEC: Pakistan govt unveils Karachi coastline plan

Islamabad: The Pakistani government has unveiled an ambitious plan to rebuild Karachi’s coastline under the China-Pakistan Economic Corri­dor (CPEC) with $3.5 billion “direct Chinese investment”.

Pakistan Crime: Peshawar man arrested on charges of 'sextortion' of US minor

Peshawar: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Friday said a Peshawar man was arrested on the complaint of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on charges of ‘sextortion’ of a US-based minor girl, media reports said.

Taliban regime may alter current national IDs and passports

Kabul: The Taliban regime of Afghanistan has announced that the national identity cards and the passports that were issued by the previous Afghan government are valid for the time being but they might be changed soon.

Female investor shuts down driving training centre for women in Kabul as Taliban controls Afghanistan

Kabul: An Afghan female investor has decided to shut down a driving training center for women that was established a year ago in Kabul as a hardline Islamic Taliban rule takes hold in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: US condemns Taliban govt's decision to reinstate executions, amputations

Washington: The US government has condemned the Taliban administration's recent announcement to restore the use of amputations and executions as punishment in Afghanistan.

Huawei executive Meng returns to China after 3-yr detention in Canada in bank fraud case

Chinese telecom giant Huawei's top executive Meng Wanzhou, who was detained in Canada for over three years, arrived in Shenzhen on a special plane sent by the government on Saturday, media reports said.

Taliban's recognition not under considerations, says Russia: Report

New York: International recognition of the Taliban was not currently under consideration, Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said on the sidelines of the annual gathering of world leaders here for the UN General Assembly.

Chinese diplomat says his country should abandon no-first-use policy on nuclear weapons

Beijing: A senior Chinese diplomat has said Beijing must be ready to use nuclear weapons and should abandon its 'no-first-use' policy to push back against new alliances forming in the Pacific.

China may ban more fruit imports from Taiwan, warns lawmaker

Taipei: A Taiwanese lawmaker has warned the  government should prepare contingency plans for a possible Chinese ban on oranges from Taiwan.

Taliban hang 4 bodies on public display, call it a lesson in 'kidnappings'

Herat: The Taliban killed four kidnappers during a shoot-out in Afghanistan's western city of Herat on Saturday and hung them on a crane for public display in various places, according to media reports.

Pakistan: 8 terrorists held in separate intelligence-based ops in Punjab

Islamaba/UNI/Xinhua: Eight terrorists were arrested Saturday in separate intelligence-based operations in Pakistan's eastern Punjab province, the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) of the Pakistani police told local media.

At UN, Pakistan Prime Minister urges ‘bold steps’ to prevent humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan

New York: Against the backdrop of what he called “a critical time” in Afghanistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan said on Friday that if the situation there is neglected, “a huge humanitarian crisis” lies ahead.

Afghanistan: Taliban insurgent caught on camera publicly flogging teen in Badakhshan

Kabul: A Taliban insurgent was caught on camera publicly flogging a teenage boy in Afghanistan's Badakhshan province recently.

Afghanistan: Girls’ education must be a given, urges deputy UN chief

New York: Ensuring all Afghan girls can be educated must be “a zero condition” for the Taliban, before international recognition of their de facto authority, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed said on Friday.