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Pak wants to make Gilgit Baltistan its province: Activist

Geneva [Switzerland], September 22 (ANI): A political activist from Gilgit Baltistan has said that Pakistan is forced to make occupied ...

Pashtuns hold protest against Pak Army at UNHRC

Geneva [Switzerland], September 22 (ANI): Despite COVID-19 restrictions, Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) Europe organised a protest in front of UNHRC ...

Delhi: SAD workers protest against atrocities on Sikhs in Pak

New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): Workers of Shiromani Akali Dal staged a protest at Teen Murti in the National ...

S Korea seeks UN's support for declaring end to Korean War

New York [US], September 23 (ANI): South Korean President Moon Jae-in reiterated the need for declaring the end to the ...

Turkey again rakes up Kashmir issue at UNGA

By Reena BhardwajNew Delhi [India], September 23 (ANI): In yet another attempt to raise the matter of Jammu and Kashmir ...

Vietnam jails 20 on terrorism charges over police station blast

Hanoi [Vietnam], September 23 (ANI/Sputnik): A court in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday sentenced 20 people to various prison ...

2 Sentenced to Death in 2012 Pakistan Factory Fire

ISLAMABAD - A Pakistani court Tuesday sentenced two men to death and another four convicts to life in prison for ...

Violations Mar Lead-Up to Myanmar's National Election

GENEVA - A U.N. official documenting the human rights situation in Myanmar warned that the country's national election on November ...

Recipient of Tenzing Norgay National Award calls on DGP Haryana

Chandigarh [India], September 22 (ANI): Mountaineer cop Anita Kundu, a recipient of Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2019 in the ...

Army should avoid meddling in country's politics: Pashtun leader

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 22 (ANI): A noted Pashtun leader and Chairman of Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party Mahmood Khan Achakzai on ...

Why Are Central Asian Countries Silent About China's Uyghurs?

The Central Asian governments have tried to stay out of Beijing's ruthless campaign against Uyghurs and other minorities in China's ...

U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 200,000: Johns Hopkins University

The United States remains the nation hit the worst by the pandemic, with the world's highest caseload and death toll, ...

India, Nepal launch website on post-earthquake reconstruction

Kathmandu [Nepal], September 22 (ANI): Indian Ambassador to Nepal Vinay M Kwatra and Sushil Gyewali, CEO of Nepal's National Reconstruction ...

Why do bankers behave so badly? They make too much money to ask questions

Over the past 16 months journalists have been scouring through more than 2,000 Suspicious Activity Reports originally sent by banks ...

Pakistan Begins Phase 3 Trial of Chinese COVID-19 Vaccine

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan began final-phase testing Tuesday of a Chinese-made vaccine against novel coronavirus, the first ever clinical trial of ...

Turkmenistan: Everybody yurts, sometimes

It is a sobering day in Turkmenistan when the president starts urging his underlings to think about reality.But Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov ...

Two Pakistani Soldiers Killed Near Afghan Border

At least two Pakistani soldiers were killed in the northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan on September 20,according to a statement ...

Uzbek Deputy PM Barnoev Dies From COVID-19 Complications

Uzbek Deputy Prime Minister Uktam Barnoev has died from COVID-19 complications, nearly two months after testing positive for the coronavirus.Barnoev ...

Abduction of girls from minority communities

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 22 (ANI): There is a long history of abduction of women from religious minority communities in Pakistan ...

Ahead of October review, Pakistan attempts to mislead FATF

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 22 (ANI): In a bid to protect JuD chief and Lashkar-e-Taiba sponsor Hafiz Saeed, Pakistan has made ...

Orix investment to support Greenko's credit profile, ratings intact

Singapore, September 22 (ANI): Greenko Energy Holdings' credit profile will benefit from lower-than-anticipated leverage and addition of multiple diversified renewable ...

Delhi Sikhs protest abduction, forcible conversion in Pakistan

New Delhi [India], September 21 (ANI): Members of the Sikh community in Delhi staged a protest outside the Pakistan High ...

Equity indices in the red amid weak global cues

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 22 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded lower during early hours on Tuesday while Asian markets opened ...

India at UNGA seeks Right to Reply

By Reena BhardwajNew York [US], September 22 (ANI): India in its 'Right to Reply' at the United Nations General Assembly ...

UN75: India slams Pak for raising J-K issue

New York [US], September 22 (ANI): India on Monday hit back at Pakistan for raising the issue of Jammu and ...

Missing Uyghur Confirmed Dead by UN Working Group on Disappearances

A retired Uyghur driver who disappeared in northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) more than four years ago and ...

Korean War-Era Bomb Exposed by Typhoons Kills Four in North Korea

Two North Korean government officials and two bomb squad technicians were killed when a long-buried Korean War-era bomb exposed by ...

Asia Album: Daily life in Dhaka, Bangladesh amid COVID-19 pandemic

Women wearing face masks walk on a street in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Sept. 21, 2020. (Xinhua)DHAKA, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- ...

DA-CAR holds Corn Derby Field Day in Ifugao town

ALFONSO LISTA, Ifugao, Sept. 22 (PIA) - - The Department of Agriculture - Cordillera (DA-CAR) initiated a corn derby field ...

Asia Album: Scenery of paddy fields in Bhaktapur, Nepal

Two boys work in a paddy field in Bhadgaon, Nepal, Sept. 20, 2020. (Photo by Tang Wei/Xinhua)KATHMANDU, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) ...

'Pak spreading imposturous propaganda on India's internal issues'

Geneva [Switzerland], September 21 (ANI): India at the United Nations during the 45th Session of the Human Rights Council on ...

IWF urges UNSC to address atrocities against minorities in Pakistan

New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): The Indian World Forum (IWF) has sought immediate intervention of the United Nations Security ...

Back in the air: Domestic flights in Nepal resume after 7 month halt

Kathmandu [Nepal], September 21 (ANI): The domestic terminal of the Tribhuwan International Airport on Monday bore the "new normal" look ...

Has the skin lightener industry learned from Black Lives Matter?

Black Lives Matter activism has jolted the skin lightener industry. In June, manufacturers of skin lighteners joined other corporations in ...

US-China fight over fishing is really about world domination

China's aggressive, sometimes illegal fishing practices are the latest source of conflict with the United States.China has the world's largest ...

For the love of the game: What old men's hockey can teach young players

It's not uncommon to find news reports documenting abuse, violence and racism in hockey, both at the professional and amateur ...

British embassy, BCDA ink MOU for New Clark City Central Park

NEW CLARK CITY, Tarlac, Sept.21 (PIA) -- British embassy Manila and Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) signed a Memorandum ...

Pashtuns protest against state sponsored good Taliban

South Waziristan, [Pakistan] (ANI) September 21 (ANI): A large number of Pashtuns joined a protest rally in Wana in South ...

Sarangani PH's top 7 performer in rural road building

ALABEL, Sarangani, Sept. 21 - Sarangani Province ranked 7th among the top-performing provinces in the country in the implementation of ...

MEA summons Pak High Commission official over Sikh girl's abduction

New Delhi [India], September 21 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) summoned a senior official of the Pakistan High ...

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani slams U.S. at UN General Assembly

NEW YORK, New York - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani used the killing of American African George Floyd under US police ...

Frantic efforts to rescue whales trapped on sandbars off Australia

PanARMENIAN.Net - Rescuers were scrambling on Tuesday, September 22 to save 270 whales stranded off the coast of the Australian ...

Earth-sized planet discovered by scientists at Massachusetts institute

CAMBRIDGE, UK - Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), along with others, have discovered an Earth-sized "Pi Planet" ...

U.S. goes it alone on Iran sanctions, setting stage for showdown at UN

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States on Monday imposed new sanctions on individuals and entities involved in Iran's nuclear, missile ...

44,000 5G base stations now operationg in Beijing

BEIJING, China, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- The number of 5G users in Beijing has hit 5.06 million following the city's ...

More U.S. military leaders voice concern about Trump re-election

Activism in the U.S. Presidential Election by senior military personnel, retired and serving, has reached an unprecedented level. Alan Austin ...

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