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  World   Asia  30 Aug 2019

World, Asia, 30 Aug 2019

'Kashmir Solidarity Hour' in Pakistan: A damp squib

The failure of the protests has left Pakistan red-faced even as it continues its pursuit of raking up the issue in international foras.

30 Aug 2019 6:13 PM

Love in a time of tear gas: Politics and romance on Hong Kong’s barricades

Like Abby and Nick - whose real names have been not been used - many are young, bookish and should be on fast-track to well-paying jobs.

30 Aug 2019 5:49 PM

Over 2,000 people dead in DR Congo Ebola outbreak: WHO

The organisation added that most of the cases were reported in North Kivu province.

30 Aug 2019 5:25 PM

Iranian tanker released by Gibraltar after 6 weeks, now en route to Lebanon instead of Turkey

The ship was suspected of transporting crude oil to Syria and the US has called for it to be seized.

30 Aug 2019 4:05 PM

Sikh girl forcibly converted to Islam, made to marry Muslim in Pakistan

19-year-old Jagjit Kaur is the daughter of Bhagwan Singh, a 'granthi' of Gurudwara Tambu Sahib and was converted to Islam at gunpoint.

30 Aug 2019 9:36 AM


Hong Kong police arrest leading democracy activist Joshua Wong

While the activist has not played a central role in the recent weeks of protests, he is still an important figurehead in democracy movement.

30 Aug 2019 9:23 AM