Sunday 25 October, 2020
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The Khaama Press News Agency
Category Archives: Asia

The ailing Samsung chairman passed away at 78 on Sunday, with his family members by his side. He is credited to transform the Samsung company into the world’s largest manufactures of Smartphones, televisions, computers, and home appliances. According...

By Mohammad Haroon Alim on Oct 25th, 2020

Pakistan’s hopes were dashed as the global watchdog on terror financing and money laundering FATF ruled against taking Pakistan off the grey list. The decision was taken on Friday during the virtual plenary meeting of the FATF. Despite...

Image Source: Social Media Preliminary results from Tajikistan’s Central Election Commission (CEC) and a referendum in the country show that Emomali Rahmon is far ahead of other candidates in yesterday’s presidential election...

By Mohammad Haroon Alim on Oct 12th, 2020

Kyrgyz security officials said on Saturday the former president was rearrested after supporters freed him from jail during post-election unrest. The arrest came as the incumbent president Sooronbay Jeebekove reaffirmed control, after...

By Mohammad Haroon Alim on Oct 11th, 2020

Rivals accuse each other of breaking the truce, following the cease-fire agreement over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh. The agreement clinched after marathon talks advocated by the Russian government to halt the fighting and allow both...

By Mohammad Haroon Alim on Oct 11th, 2020

Image Source: Social Media Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed on a cease-fire, starting on Saturday both parties made a deal to exchange prisoners and bodies of those killed in the conflict. Sergey Viktorovich Lavrov, Russian Foreign minister...

By Mohammad Haroon Alim on Oct 10th, 2020

BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN – JUNE 17: New Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Kubatbek Boronov leads a meeting with government members in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on June 17, 2020. (Photo by KYRGYZ PRIME MINISTRY / HANDOUT/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) The...

U.S. special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad tackles Afghan peace with Tajikistan leader, Oct. 5, 2020. [Photo: social media] United States Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad met with Tajikistan President Emomali...

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan [Photo: Archive] PAKISTAN – Prime Minister Imran Khan warned “a hasty international withdrawal would be unwise,” saying peace is within reach in Afghanistan. In an op-ed published in The Washington...

There is a growing concern that Armenia and Azerbaijan will return to battle over the disputed area of Nagorno-Karabakh. Despite the international call for calm, battles between the two countries continued overnight over the disputed...

By Mohammad Haroon Alim on Sep 28th, 2020

Japan’s new Prime Minister, Yoshihide Suga. [Photo: IAG] Succeeding Shinzo Abe former Prime Minister of Japan, Yoshihide Suga was elected as the new Prime Minister to Lead Japan. The former chief cabinet secretary won the leadership...

By Mohammad Haroon Alim on Sep 17th, 2020

U.S Special Envoy for Afghanistan reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad has met with Indian officials in Delhi on Tuesday, following the meeting with Pakistani officials. Khalilzad held a meeting with India’s External Affairs Minister S...

The United States Special Representative Zalmay Khalilzad met with Pakistani officials Monday, and held a dialogue session on the current Afghan peace process. Khalilzad spoke to General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Pakistani Chief of Staff, as...

By Mohammad Haroon Alim on Sep 15th, 2020

Lawmaker & Politician Mohsin Javed Dawar was restricted entry to Quetta a Pakistani province. Mohsin who is a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan and a leader of the Pashtun Salvation ‘Tahafuz’ movement was barred entry...

Germany said there is unequivocal proof that Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny was given Novichok poison. Angela Merkel said to press this was an attempted murder and Russian would have to answer it. Navalny was flown to...