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China approves three-child policy with sops to encourage couples to have more kids

China permitted all couples to have two children in 2016, scrapping the draconian decades-old one-child policy

20 Aug 2021 11:41 AM

UAE says Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is in the country

Ghani fled Afghanistan just as the Taliban approached Kabul

18 Aug 2021 11:11 PM

Afghan women fear return to 'dark days' amid Taliban sweep

In just a few minutes, everything changed for the 26-year-old resident of Herat, Afghanistan’s third-largest city

16 Aug 2021 3:42 AM

Afghan president Ghani flees country as Taliban enter Kabul

Taliban sources told that the insurgents had taken control of the presidential palace and that a meeting on security in Kabul was underway

15 Aug 2021 11:57 PM

Taliban seize province near capital, attack northern city

The Taliban captured all of Logar province, detained its provincial officials and reached a district in the neighboring Kabul province

14 Aug 2021 1:28 PM

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Taliban close in on Kabul as US scrambles to evacuate

With the country's second- and third-largest cities having fallen into Taliban hands, Kabul has effectively become the besieged

14 Aug 2021 11:19 AM

US, UK to launch evacuation flights as Taliban advance across Afghanistan

Washington and London announced plans late on Thursday to quickly pull out their embassy staff and other citizens from the capital

13 Aug 2021 11:29 AM

China virus cases rise as Delta variant challenges Beijing

Tuesday's numbers are the highest since January, when the country logged 144 new cases and 126 domestic infections

10 Aug 2021 1:33 PM

Nagasaki marks 76th anniversary of atomic bombing

The Aug. 9, 1945, bombing came three days after the United States made the world's first atomic attack on Hiroshima, killing 140,000

09 Aug 2021 12:17 PM

China's Wuhan to test 'all residents' as COVID returns

Major cities including the capital Beijing have now tested millions of residents while cordoning off residential compounds

03 Aug 2021 1:32 PM

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Millions under virus lockdown as China battles Delta outbreak

China on Monday reported 55 new locally transmitted coronavirus cases

02 Aug 2021 12:45 PM

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

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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

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

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