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Category Archives: Asia

The Satanic Verses author Salman Rushdie, 75, was attacked on stage in New York, on Friday and is reportedly on a ventilator now but might lose an eye, according to international media citing his manager. According to witnesses, a man...

FILE: representative image ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Pakistan on Friday rejected Russia’s offer to supply 120,000 metric tons of wheat at a price of $399.50, according to sources, negotiating further reduction of 2.4% in the rate as the...

By Arif Ahmadi on Aug 9th, 2022

Pakistan’s Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb. (PHOTO: APP/File) ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Pakistani Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb on Saturday accused former Prime Minister Imran Khan of destroying...

By Arif Ahmadi on Aug 9th, 2022

The Taliban Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned Israel’s “brutal” attacks on Gaza, calling on the international community to prevent Israel’s “atrocities & aggression”. According to the Taliban’s Foreign Ministry...

Hassan Kazemi Qomi, Iran’s special representative for Afghanistan, stated that a meeting was held with Iranian representatives and the Ministry of Defense of the Taliban government, announcing the formation of a joint committee to...

Sri Lanka is under the grip of a chronic  financial crisis. Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who once  ran for the Presidency, ran from Sri Lanka – amid massive country wide protests for his resignation from Presidential post. As a consequence,  Ranil...

Shehbaz Sharif-led hung-parliament, which assumed power in April’s parliamentary election in Pakistan, has daunting challenges to fix. Pakistan is crippled by a host of challenges. The nation of 220 million is at a challenging economic...

Iranian president, Ebrahim Raisi, reportedly instructed the Iranian Foreign and Energy ministries to work toward reclaiming Iran’s water right in the Helmand River, declaring that Iran would not “hesitate to pursue the rights...

In a meeting with Pakistan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Zhang Ming, the Secretary-General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), emphasized the importance of combating terrorism in Afghanistan and...

FILE: Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan gestures as he travels on a vehicle to lead a protest march in Islamabad, Pakistan May 26, 2022. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Deposed Prime Minister Imran Khan’s party...

By Arif Ahmadi on Jul 19th, 2022

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa (PHOTO: Getty Images) SRI LANKA – Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has tendered his resignation in a letter sent by email to parliamentary speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardenena, according to...

By Arif Ahmadi on Jul 15th, 2022

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar PTI NEW DELHI, India – Reiterating India’s support for Sri Lanka, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar in a press conference said the situation in the island nation is very sensitive and New...

By Arif Ahmadi on Jul 14th, 2022

FILE: South China Sea BEIJING, China – A number of Asian countries, including Japan, South Korea, Australia and Singapore, are increasing their military budgets, according to sources, amid escalations by Chinese military aggression in...

Representative Image: Textile Mills industry in Pakistan (Reuters / Dawn File) LAHORE, Pakistan – At least 300 textile mills have been closed, said All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Chairman Abdul Rahim Nasir in a press conference...

By Arif Ahmadi on Jul 9th, 2022

Civilians Attend Urban Warfare in Taiwan, July 2022. (PHOTO: Yahoo News) TAIPEI, Taiwan – The source of Ukraine’s resilience has inspired a number of Taiwanese civilians to attend urban warfare workshop, according to sources, in what...

By Arif Ahmadi on Jul 8th, 2022