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Category Archives: Asia

Officials say heavy rains have caused severe floods in Bangladesh and India, stranding millions and killing at least 57 people, The Guardian reported on 22nd May. The strongest floods in Bangladesh’s north-east region in nearly...

By Saqalain Eqbal on May 22nd, 2022

Currently, Pakistan is experiencing a surge of terrorism, with security forces conducting intelligence-based operations against terrorists in the erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Balochistan. On Sunday, Islamic...

By Saqalain Eqbal on May 20th, 2022

PEMRA headquarters in Islamabad. (PHOTO: Dawn) ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Considering the current political rhetoric, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) on a press release Monday warned local channels to refrain from broadcasting...

By Arif Ahmadi on May 20th, 2022

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif chaired a meeting with the Exchange Companies Association of Pakistan on Monday to prevent the rupee’s uncontrolled fall in the aftermath of diminishing foreign reserves and inflows taking...

By Saqalain Eqbal on May 20th, 2022

Tajikistan’s Interior Ministry has announced the commencement of “anti-terrorist” military operations on the Border with Afghanistan and China to combat terrorism. Reuters also reported on Wednesday, May 18th, that the...

Following meetings between the two parties in Kabul on Wednesday, May 18, the Taliban in Afghanistan mediated a temporary ceasefire between Pakistan and a local Pakistani Taliban militant group. The Pakistani Taliban, also known as the...

Last night, the Afghan Under-16 National Football Team played the Kyrgyz national football team in the inaugural encounter of the Central Asian Championship, which concluded in a one-on-one draw. The competition took place in Tajikistan...

NEW DELHI, India – India and Uzbekistan bid to leverage Chabahar port for regional trade and transit, according to sources, agreeing to exploit the full potential of the oceanic facilities. The decision was made during the 15th round...

While Pakistan is struggling with a severe recession, the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has published climate reports that highlight that climate change is causing a significant wheat shortfall, as well as food and water shortages. According...

By Saqalain Eqbal on May 13th, 2022

According to John Mark, US Ambassador to Tajikistan, Washington and Dushanbe are discussing the fate of helicopters evacuated from Afghanistan. The remarks were made by the US ambassador at a news conference on Wednesday, May 11. According...

Jahangir Hayat

Pakistani journalist Jahangir Hayat. (PHOTO: CPJ/Jahangir Hayat) LAHORE, Pakistan – Pakistan police assaulted and detained journalist Jahangir Hayat, including his family, according to a report by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJs)...

By Arif Ahmadi on May 11th, 2022

As pressure increases on the troubled government led by his younger brother, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa may offer to resign on today, Monday, 9th May. Political sources say Sri Lankan Prime...

By Saqalain Eqbal on May 9th, 2022

According to a statement released by Pakistan’s Prime Minister’s Office, aid has been delivered to flood victims in Afghanistan. On Saturday, May 7th, a Pakistani military plane brought the goods to Mazar-e-Sharif, the capital...

Uzbekistan considers the Taliban as “a reality that must be accepted,” but stresses that it will not recognize them alone. In an event if the recognition happens, Uzbekistan wants a “collective voice and stand”,...

ISLAMABAD: In April, inflation reached 13.4%, the highest level since January 2020, placing the new government in a difficult position at a time when it had already agreed with the International Monetary Fund to hike fuel prices in order...

By Saqalain Eqbal on May 5th, 2022