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China, India miss UN deadline to update emissions targets

The world’s two most populous countries are among dozens that failed to provide an update on their targets

01 Aug 2021 1:31 PM

Chinese mission opposes EU push for COVID-19 origins study

Chinese spokesperson said politicising the study of the origin has created difficulties for countries to fight the pandemic

30 Jul 2021 10:38 AM

Delta variant identified in Nanjing's COVID-19 clusters in China

The recent spike in infections in the city can be attributed to the special location of the outbreak

27 Jul 2021 1:18 PM

South, North Korea have restored hotlines as leaders seek to rebuild ties

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have exchanged multiple letters and agreed to reconnect the hotlines

27 Jul 2021 11:25 AM

Pak PM's party wins most seats in PoK legislative elections marred by violence

PTI has won 23 seats while Pakistan Peoples Party PPP was second with eight seats

26 Jul 2021 12:07 PM

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Six detained over fatal tunnel flooding in south China

The construction site of the Shijingshan tunnel, part of Zhuhai's Xingye expressway, flooded on July 15

25 Jul 2021 3:34 PM

Room for 10,000: Inside China’s largest detention center

This site suggests that China still holds and plans to hold vast numbers of Uyghurs and other mostly Muslim minorities in detention

22 Jul 2021 2:38 PM

Severe rainstorms kill 12 in flooded China subway

President Xi Jinping described the situation as 'extremely severe' with flood control measures entering a 'critical stage'

21 Jul 2021 10:21 AM

Afghan official says rockets hit near presidential palace

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the rocket attack, which destroyed at least one car parked on a nearby street

20 Jul 2021 2:26 PM

US asks Pakistan to keep working with FATF to complete its 27-point faction plan

The Financial Action Task Force retained Pakistan on its 'grey list' for failing to check money laundering, leading to terror financing

20 Jul 2021 12:44 PM

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Easter Sunday attacks: Lanka's failure to act on Indian intel played up in Parliament

Three explosions were reported from three five-star hotels - the Shangri-La, the Cinnamon Grand and the Kingsbury in Colombo

19 Jul 2021 5:43 PM

First coronavirus case hits Tokyo Olympics Village

Japanese media reported that the person who had tested positive was a foreign national

17 Jul 2021 11:19 AM

Sher Bahadur Deuba becomes Nepal's Prime Minister for 5th time

Sher Bahadur Deuba is required to seek a vote of confidence from the House within 30 days of his appointment as the Prime Minister

13 Jul 2021 3:14 PM

Nepal's Supreme court orders appointment of Sher Bahadur Deuba as Prime Minister

The court also ordered summoning a new session of the House of Representatives at 5 PM on July 18

12 Jul 2021 5:56 PM

Japan to declare virus emergency lasting through Olympics

The Summer Olympics, already delayed a year by the pandemic, begin July 23 and close Aug 8

08 Jul 2021 9:24 AM

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China tightens security on Myanmar border over virus fears

On Wednesday, 57 new cases were reported, the highest daily tally since late January, including 15 in the city of Ruili, next to Myanmar

07 Jul 2021 11:59 AM

Japan searches for 24 unaccounted for in mudslide; 4 dead

Atami Mayor Sakae Saito said 24 people were still unreachable Tuesday morning

06 Jul 2021 11:38 AM

Rafale deal: BJP, Congress spar as France begins 'highly sensitive' probe

The Mediapart said the probe into the inter-governmental deal signed in 2016 was formally opened on June 14

03 Jul 2021 5:56 PM

Japan to ask athletes from India, others for more COVID-19 tests

Japan aims to put the new rule, which will be applied to athletes from India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan

27 Jun 2021 10:03 AM

China launches first fully-electrified bullet train in Tibet, close to Indian border

The rail line passes through 47 tunnels and 121 bridges and crosses the Brahmaputra river locally called Yarlung Zangbo 16 times

25 Jun 2021 2:52 PM

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