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AirAsia flight returns to Perth after plunging 20,000 feet

An AirAsia flight was forced to turn back to the Australian city of Perth after the plane suddenly dropped 20,000 feet, officials said on...

Pakistan, Iran sign MoU for improved border management

Pakistan and Iran signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Sunday to improve the situation at the border between the two countries, Radio Pakistan reported. During...

4 soldiers killed in Pakistan

Explosions hit a military check post in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of Kurram Agency on Sunday, leaving at least four soldiers killed and two...

14,000 lone children among Rohingya refugees: Bangladesh

Nearly 14,000 children who have lost one or both parents are among the more than half a million Rohingya refugees who crossed in Bangladesh...

Pak withdraws Saeed”s detention request under anti-terror law

The Pakistan government today withdrew its request for extending the detention of JuD chief Hafiz Saeed under the anti- terrorism law. On January 31, Saeed...

Nepal ahead of India, South Asian neighbours in reducing hunger

Nepal is several notches ahead of India and its other South Asian neighbours in the campaign to reduce hunger, according to the Global Hunger...

US developing ”much better” ties with Pakistan, says Trump

US President Donald Trump has said that his country "is beginning to develop a much better relationship with Pakistan and its leaders", after Islamabad...

UNSC must push Myanmar to let refugees return: Kofi Annan

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has asked the deadlocked Security Council to push the Myanmar government to allow the Rohingya refugees sheltered in...

Army should not comment on economy: Pak Interior Min

Pakistan Army should refrain from commenting on economic issues as "irresponsible" statements could tarnish the country's image globally, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal said today. Iqbal's...

Genes behind evolution of human skin colour identified

Scientists have identified new genetic variants that sheds light on genetics of skin colour, human evolution as well as explains the risk factors for...

Pakistan court defers Sharif”s indictment in Panama Papers case

An anti-corruption court on Friday adjourned the indictment of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Muhammad Safdar in the...

Sharif to be indicted in graft cases today

Ousted Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif is set to be indicted Friday by an anti-corruption court in the Panama Papers scandal that could land...

Americans fear World War III: survey

Americans fear being involved in another world war, the threat of North Korea using weapons, and the proposed American Health Care Act or 'Trumpcare',...

Richard Thaler wins Nobel for ”making economics more human”

US economist Richard Thaler won the Nobel Economics prize today for showing that economic and financial decision-makers are not always rational, but mostly deeply...

Saudi woman booked for driving before lifting of ban

Saudi police have penalised a woman filmed driving a car, a spokesman said today, warning against violations of a ban on female drivers set...

Pakistani theatre actress shot dead in Multan

Pakistani theatre actress Shamim was shot today dead by unidentified gunmen in Punjab province, a family member said. The 29-year-old artist was killed early this...

Sharif to be indicted on Oct 13

Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif failed to appear today before an anti-graft court which set October 13 as the date of his indictment...

China tells India to respect ”border facts”

Two days after Indian Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visited Nathu La, China on Monday said the Sikkim section of the India-China border has been...

Road building in Doklam will be long-term trend: Chinese daily

China will continue to build the road in Doklam and India's strong reaction to the "logical" construction is "eccentric", a Chinese daily said on...

Days of depending on US are over, says Pakistan PM

Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said the days of Islamabad's dependence on Washington to meet its military requirements have ended.   In an interview...

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