September 26, 2022 05:51 (IST)
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24 killed in Bangladesh boat capsize

Dhaka: At least 24 people were killed and several went missing after a boat capsized in Karatoa river in Bangladesh on Sunday, police said.

Afghanistan: One killed in Faizabad blast

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.

Xi Jinping under house arrest? Social media abuzz with rumours

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 might face Covid and flu spike in upcoming winter season: Experts

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.

European investments in China slowly decreasing

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.

BNM leader slams Pakistan for stopping Panjgur cultural programme, calls it 'cultural genocide' of Baloch

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”.

Pakistan: Karachi Police arrest man for allegedly harassing Turkish vlogger

Karachi: Karachi Police in Pakistan have arrested a man for allegedly harassing a female Turkish vlogger.

Afghanistan: Kabul blast leaves 9 people dead

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.

Afghanistan: Uzbek community leader slams Hazara leader over secret ties with Pakistan

Kabul: An Uzbek community leader in Afghanistan has accused Mohammad Karim Khalili, a Hazara leader, of having secret ties with Pakistan.

China: Ex-justice minister Fu Zhenghua jailed on corruption charges

Beijing: China's former justice minister Fu Zhenghua has been jailed due to bribery, media reports said on Friday.

Winter crisis: NEA plans to light up Nepali homes with Indian energy

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.

Survey shows majority of Pakistan's flood victims are unhappy with performance of state institutions, ruling parties

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.

At HRC, Baloch group requests UN intervention over human rights abuses in Pakistan

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.

Afghanistan: Explosion occurs close to Wazir Mohammad Akbar Khan Mosque

Casualties are feared as an explosion rocked close to Wazir Mohammad Akbar Khan Mosque in Kabul city of Afghanistan on Friday, media reports said.

Myanmar spiralling ‘from bad to worse, to horrific’, Human Rights Council hears

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”.