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  World   Asia  30 Jul 2017

World, Asia, 30 Jul 2017

Philippine mayor linked to drugs, 14 others killed in raids

At least 5 people, including the mayor’s daughter, who serves as vice mayor of Ozamiz, a port city, were arrested during the raids.

30 Jul 2017 8:47 PM

Missile test 'warning' against US sanctions push: North Korea

Technical details of Friday's launch suggested it was significantly more powerful than the first ICBM test on July 4.

30 Jul 2017 7:21 PM

Chinese army can defeat all invading enemies: Xi Jinping

President Xi also said that the People's Liberation Army should strictly follow the absolute leadership of the Communist Party of China.

30 Jul 2017 3:09 PM

Is everyone in Pakistan honest, righteous: Nawaz Sharif after SC removal

The apex court on Friday disqualified Sharif for dishonesty and ruled that corruption cases be filed against him and his children.

30 Jul 2017 1:32 PM

Indo-Russia deal for supply of 48 Mi-17 choppers likely by year end

Russian arms supplier Rosoboronexport said India has more than 300 helicopters belonging to the Mi-8 and Mi-17 family.

30 Jul 2017 1:05 PM


China's military has ability to defeat invading enemies: Xi Jinping

His remarks came in the midst of the month-long India-China military standoff in Sikkim’s Doklam section.

30 Jul 2017 11:37 AM

Possibility of Indo-Pak talks has receded further

Apparently, Shehbaz, 65, cannot immediately replace his brother as he is not an MP. 

30 Jul 2017 7:03 AM

Kim Jong-un says ‘US mainland’ within attack range

Mr Kim’s leadership North Korea has accelerated its drive towards a credible nuclear strike capability, in defiance of international condemnation.

30 Jul 2017 6:59 AM

Shahid Abbasi: The man who has always stood by Sharif

Shahid Abbasi was appointed oil minister when Nawaz Sharif won his third election in 2013.

30 Jul 2017 6:56 AM

Can Nawaz Sharif fight polls, ever? No one knows

Pakistan lawyers appear confused after Sharif sentencing/

30 Jul 2017 6:26 AM


Shahid Abbasi is interim Pakistan Prime Minister

Nawaz Sharif’s brother Shehbaz, the 65-year-old Punjab CM, cannot immediately replace take over as Prime Minister as he is not an MP.

30 Jul 2017 2:46 AM