June 08, 2023 13:34 (IST)
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Only 16 percent of Pakistan's population believes that local economy is getting better

Islamabad: Pakistan's 16 percent population believes that the local economy is getting better, a survey has shown.

Closure of Nepal-China border crossing leaves small businessmen in trouble: Reports

Beijing: All border crossings between China and Nepal for the past eight years is causing troubles for small businessmen and traders who operate close to the border area.

Vietnam targets China, Philippines for activities in disputed waters of South China Sea

Hanoi: The Vietnamese government has slammed China and the Philippines for their recent activities on the  disputed waters of the South China Sea.

Ex-Dutch MP Bommel says 1971 Bangladesh genocide will get global recognition

Dhaka: Former Member of Dutch Parliament and human rights activists Harry van Bommel on Sunday said the genocide which occured in Bangladesh by the Pakistani Army in 1971 will get global recognition.

Bangladesh: Six people arrested for allegedly stealing 1C government money by hacking website

Bangladesh's Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Sunday arrested six people for their alleged involvement in stealing more than  Tk1 crore (app. USD 93465) government money by hacking a website, media reports said.

Pakistan: Two girls' schools bombed in North Waziristan

North Waziristan: Two girls' schools were bombed in Pakistan's North Waziristan region by suspected terrorists on Sunday, media reports said.

Three terrorists killed in Pakistan during intelligence-based operation in KP

At least two soldiers and three terrorists were killed during an intelligence-based operation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region of Pakistan, media reports said on Monday.

Afghanistan: Helicopter crash in Samangan leaves two pilots killed

Kabul: Afghanistan's Ministry of Defence on Sunday said a helicopter of the air force crashed while patrolling in the northern Samangan province which left at least two pilots killed, media reports said.

Singapore and Bhutan sign Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on carbon credits

Singapore: Minister for Trade and Industry Gan Kim Yong and Bhutan’s Minister for Energy and Natural Resources Loknath Sharma reaffirmed their commitment to global climate action today and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on carbon credits.

China trying to legitimize claims over Tibet through museums: Reports

Lhasa: China is trying to legitimize its claim over Tibet through museums, and cultural institutions in the region, media reports said.

Take water issue seriously: Iran President Raisi tells Taliban govt of Afghanistan

Tehran: Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has said the Taliban government of Afghanistan should ensure Iran's water rights of the Helmand River based on international treaties, media reports said.

Hong Kong Police force now fails to attract new recruits

Hong Kong: The Hong Kong Police Service, which was once considered to be the finest in Asia, has taken a nosedive since the crackdown on mass anti-government protests in 2019.

China is growing influence on Taliban-ruled Afghanistan

Beijing/Kabul: China is currently working to manage Afghanistan's foreign relations in a bid to help the Taliban-ruled country to escape its current state of isolation on the world stage, media reports said.

Pakistan: People protest against shooting outside Swat school, demand inquiry against cop

Swat: People from different sections of the society on Wednesday condemned the shooting incident outside a school in Charbagh region of Pakistan.

Pakistan: Traders protest against killing of two brothers

Swabi: Traders of Pakistan's Link Road Bazaar area in Swabi City on Wednesday protested against the killing of two brothers recently.