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Nepal: Bus mishap leaves 20 dead

Kathmandu: At least 20 people died as a passenger bus met with an accident in Nepal's  Mugu district on Tuesday.

China: Continuous rainstorms leave 15 dead in Shanxi

Taiyuan/UNI/Xinhua: Continuous rain storms have left 15 people dead and three others missing in north China's Shanxi Province, according to a press conference held on Tuesday by the provincial government.

UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Omar Abdi ends trip to Afghanistan and Pakistan, urges greater action to address children’s needs

Kabul: At the end of a four-day visit to Afghanistan and Pakistan, UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Omar Abdi stressed the need for greater action to meet the increasing needs of children in both countries.

Kunduz blast: Iran to provide humanitarian aid to victims

Tehran: The Iran Embassy in Kabul on Monday said the country is willing  to send humanitarian aid to the victims of the blast that targeted a mosque in Khan Abad port of Kunduz province.

Pakistan: TV reporter killed in bomb attack in Balochistan, BLA claims responsibility

Hub: An explosion rocked Balochistab's Hub area in Pakistan and left a TV reporter dead on Sunday, media reports said.

Former Taliban commander charged with killing American troops in 2008: US Secretary of State

A federal grand jury in New York unsealed a superseding indictment today charging an Afghanistan national with federal terrorism-related offenses spanning approximately 2007 to 2009 and stemming from his role as a Taliban commander in Afghanistan, US State Department has said.

China directs coal miners to increase output amid energy shortage

The Chinese administration has asked the country's coal mines to boost output as an energy shortage across the country has seen millions of homes and businesses hit by power cuts in recent weeks.

Afghanistan: Only sports channel stops operation

Kabul: Afghanistan's only sports channel 3Sport has stopped operating due to the economic crisis and  imposition of restrictions, media reports said on Sunday.

Former Afghan Minister Masouda Jalal says women are facing uncertain future under Taliban rule

Kabul: Former Afghan Minister Masouda Jalal has voiced concern that the women of the country under Taliban rule are facing an uncertain future.

Hong Kong University orders to remove Tiananmen memorial statue

The University of Hong Kong has directed to remove a statute which commemorates the Tiananmen Square massacre, an episode which can be seen as yet another stance taken by China to dominate over the region.

We will not bow to Beijing pressure: Taiwan president gives strong reply to Xi Jinping

Taipei:  President Tsai Ing-wen has targeted China in her defiant speech and said will not bow to pressure from Beijing and will defend its democratic way of life.

Ex-journalist detained over comment on Chinese soldiers in war movie

Beijing: A former journalist has been detained in the Chinese city of  Hainan for making “insulting comments” about Chinese soldiers portrayed in a blockbuster movie about the Korean war, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Beheaded body of elderly man found in Jalalabad

Jalalabad: An elderly man was found beheaded in Afghanistan's Jalalabad city on Friday, Pajhwok Afghan News reported.

'Father of Pakistan's atomic weapons programme' Abdul Qadeer Khan dies at 85

Islamabad: Pakistani nuclear physicist and metallurgical engineer Abdul Qadeer Khan, who was regarded as the "father of Pakistan's nuclear bomb", died on Sunday in Pakistani capital Islamabad after being hospitalized with Covid-19. He was 85.

PDM demands early polls in Pakistan

Lahore:  The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) on Saturday called for early elections in the country as a measure needed to combat  rising inflation and the economic crisis of Pakistan.