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  World   Asia  25 Dec 2016

World, Asia, 25 Dec 2016

China: 1st aircraft carrier en route Western Pacific

State media said, it is the first time that the Liaoning has headed to "distant sea waters."

25 Dec 2016 12:39 PM

Pakistan politics heats up as Zardari returns

Zardari’s objective will be to improve the party’s numerical strength in the legislatures.

25 Dec 2016 7:03 AM

China’s Pope loyalists fear Vatican betrayal

The Vatican, though, is currently seeking better relations with communist China, which is making the underground wary.

25 Dec 2016 3:12 AM

Woman, teen blow themselves up in police raid

The militants are believed to be operatives of a Bangladeshi jihadist group behind the July 1 terror attack at a Dhaka cafe.

25 Dec 2016 3:11 AM

Amid tensions, China’s aircraft carrier conducts fighter drills

The exercises involved several J-15 carrier-borne jets and helicopters.

25 Dec 2016 3:10 AM


Zardari turns to Jinnah, says Pak won’t be theocratic State

Zardari said Pakistanis need to “ask ourselves whether course correction is needed”.

25 Dec 2016 12:36 AM