Chinese companies have invested USD 8.43 bn in Africa as a part of extending its digital footprints in the continent.
Kabul: A powerful explosion rocked a Shiite mosque in the Afghan city of Kandahar during prayers on Friday, killing at least 32 people and leaving more than 50 others wounded, AFP reported citing local health officials.
Chittagong: Hindu leaders decided to call a half-day strike to protest in Chittagong city of Bangladesh against the vandalism of JM Sen Hall’s Durga Puja venue by a group of men.
Kandahar: At least 16 people died and 32 others were injured as a blast rocked a Shia mosque in Afghanistan's Kandahar province on Friday, media reports said.
Kabul: Afghanistan’s Civil Aviation Administration, which is now controlled by Taliban, said that Pakistan’s PIA and Afghanistan’s Kam Air will be banned to conduct flights from Kabul to Islamabad if they do not charge the same price as they did prior to their takeover, media reports said.
North Korean trading companies are defying international nuclear sanctions and selling coal to China, media reports said.
Islamabad: Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) chief Sirajul Haq slammed Pakistan PM Imran Khan and his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and said it lacks capacity and vision to put the economy on track as bad governance, unemployment and inflation have brought endless miseries to the life of the people.
Moscow: Deputy Secretary of Russia’s Security Council Alexander Venediktov on Tuesday warned illegal arms trade may spike amid conflict in Afghanistan.
New York: The humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan is worsening and funding for emergency aid is urgently needed to help 20 million people there, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday.
Hong Kong: Alibaba founder billionaire Jack Ma, who remained mostly out of public view ever since a regulatory clampdown started on his business empire late last year, is currently present in Hong Kong, media reports said.
China’s military said on Monday it had carried out beach landing and assault drills in the province directly across the sea from Taiwan, an incident which occurred amid growing conflicts between the two regions.
Islamabad: Pakistan has found its place among top ten nations that possess the largest external debt stocks and became eligible for the Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI) in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic, media reports said.
Islamabad: Pakistan’s partisan role in favour of former US President Donald Trump during the last US election campaign annoyed incumbent president John Biden, said former Pakistan Interior Minister Abdul Rehman Malik.
Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) President Shehzada Zulfiqar has warned that a long march will be held if the PM Imran Khan-led government fails to accept their charter of demands.
Beijing: The 42-year-old billionaire founder and chief executive of Meituan has locked nearly 18,000 of his social media posts from public view just weeks before the Chinese government slapped a US$533 million fine on it to end the firm’s antitrust investigation, media reports said.