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WHO experts to visit China as part of COVID-19 investigation

The WHO mission is politically sensitive, with the US moving to cut ties with it over allegations the agency is biased toward China

10 Jul 2020 2:47 PM

Nepal's ruling communist party's meet to decide PM's future deferred again due to floods

Demand for PM Oli to resign rises citing his recent anti-India remarks were 'neither politically correct nor diplomatically appropriate'

10 Jul 2020 12:27 PM

Nepal stops transmission of all Indian news channels except Doordarshan

The development comes after some Indian channels aired reports critical of Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli and his government

10 Jul 2020 10:18 AM

With zero new local cases, the second wave of virus also coming down in China

Wearing of masks remains obligatory in most indoor spaces and a proof of health is required for entrance to many venues

09 Jul 2020 12:32 PM

Pakistan court rejects petitions challenging construction of Hindu temple in Islamabad

Pakistan Muslim League-Q, a ruling ally of Imran Khan gov, had opposed the construction, asking its coalition partner to scrap the project

08 Jul 2020 5:32 PM

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China challenges US to reduce nuclear arsenal to its level

The US has repeatedly called for China to join in trilateral negotiations to extend a flagship nuclear arms treaty between the US and Russia

08 Jul 2020 11:35 AM

Troops taking effective measures to disengage and ease tensions: China

China's People's Liberation Army was seen removing tents and structures at patrolling point 14, the sources in New Delhi also say

06 Jul 2020 4:17 PM

China detains professor who criticised Xi over coronavirus

Xu Zhangrun, a rare outspoken critic of the government in China's heavily censored academia, was taken from his home in suburban Beijing

06 Jul 2020 2:16 PM

China issues warning after suspected bubonic plague case, forbids hunting of animals

The bubonic plague, known as the 'Black Death' in Middle Ages, is a highly infectious and fatal disease spread mostly by rodents

06 Jul 2020 11:44 AM

Hair weaves suspected to be from Chinese detention camps seized

Recent reports say China has its ethnic minorities locked up in camps where they are subjected to ideological discipline, physical abuse

05 Jul 2020 12:58 PM

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'US-Taliban deal won't ensure that Afghanistan soil won't be used to target America'

Both Republican and Democratic lawmakers, defense officials and Afghan experts say the Taliban is not living up to the US-Taliban agreement.

04 Jul 2020 10:19 PM

US sends carriers to disputed South China Sea during Chinese drills

China and US have accused each other of stoking tension in the strategic waterway while relations are strained over topics like coronavirus

04 Jul 2020 12:42 PM

Pakistani foreign minister tests positive for COVID-19, had contact with PM Khan

The minister had come in contact with PM Imran Khan in parliament, and also US representative Khalilzad to discuss on Afghan peace process

04 Jul 2020 10:07 AM

WHO says it was alerted about virus by its own office in China, not the government

The UN health body has been accused by US President Trump of being complacent towards China, which it denies

04 Jul 2020 9:01 AM

UNESCO Director-General condemns killing of journalist in Uttar Pradesh

Shubham Mani Tripathi was shot dead by two assailants while riding his motorbike back home in Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh last month

02 Jul 2020 3:56 PM

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113 dead in Myanmar's jade mine landslide

Dozens of low-paid migrant workers die each year while working in the country's highly lucrative but poorly regulated jade industry

02 Jul 2020 1:14 PM

Calls for UN probe on China’s forced birth control on muslim women

A recent AP investigation had found Chinese government taking draconian measures to slash birth rates among Uighurs and other minorities

01 Jul 2020 10:46 AM

Pakistani PM accuse India of Karachi stock exchange attack

Khan offered no evidence for his allegation, but he said there had been intelligence reports warning of attacks in Pakistan

01 Jul 2020 10:10 AM

Gunmen attack Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi

Monday's attack comes more than a week after a grenade was thrown at people waiting outside a government welfare office in Karachi

29 Jun 2020 12:53 PM

COVID-19 vaccine candidate approved for military use in China

Ad5-nCoV is one of the eight vaccine candidates being developed by Chinese companies and researchers approved to be moved into human trials

29 Jun 2020 12:22 PM

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