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Bangladesh-Myanmar border conference begins in Dhaka

DHAKA, Bangladesh A high-profile border conference between the border security forces of Bangladesh and Myanmar began in the former's capital Dhaka on Sunday.  Issues of bilateral interest, such as illegal entering...

Kashmir, Pakistan observe self determination day

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Kashmiris on Sunday commemorated the right to self-determination across both Pakistani and Indian-administered sides of Jammu and Kashmir.   A rally was organized in Muzaffarabad, the capital city of Pakistan-administered...

Dhaka court issues arrest order of former chief justice

DHAKA, Bangladesh  A Dhaka court on Sunday issued arrest warrants against the former chief justice and 10 others in connection, including some former and current senior bank officials of a...

Pakistani not to take sides in US-Iran dispute

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan  The Pakistani army on Sunday announced Islamabad would not be part of any campaign that disturbs regional peace, referring to an ongoing dispute between the U.S. and Iran,...

'Pakistan to raise Kashmir issue at every world forum in 2020’

ANKARA Jammu and Kashmir remains one of the oldest unresolved international conflicts on the UN table. On Dec 31, 1947, India sought the UN Security Council's (UNSC) intervention, complaining that...

2019 begins, ends with bloodshed in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan  With deadly precision, Taliban insurgents orchestrated lethal assaults on Afghan forces on New Year Eve similar to those exactly one year before, killing more than 30 soldiers, setting...

Bangladesh: Alarming rise in road crashes

DHAKA, Bangladesh  More than 5,000 casualties in road accidents across Bangladesh in 2019 marked an alarming rise compared to figures in previous year, said a report published on Saturday. In 2019,...

Indonesia: Death toll from Jakarta flooding rises to 60

ANKARA The death toll from severe flooding and landslides that struck the Indonesian capital Jakarta over the New Year rose to 60, the state-run disaster management authority said Sunday. The capital...

Experts: Pakistan should stay neutral in Middle East

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Defense experts and former diplomats from Pakistan suggest Islamabad remain neutral and maintain a low profile in the current Middle East crisis, after the killing of senior Iranian...

US resumes Pakistan military training program

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Washington has resumed a military training program with Pakistan, U.S. officials said. The announcement on Friday said that the International Military Education and Training Program (IMET) came just hours...

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World should vow non-interference in Libya: UN chief

BERLIN The UN chief on Sunday urged world powers and regional actors not to interfere in Libya's internal affairs, calling for stronger support for efforts...

Libya: Haftar forces block key route for exports

TRIPOLI, Libya Groups loyal to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar are illegally blocking oil from the country’s largest oilfield from being transported to one of its...

6.4 magnitude earthquake hits northwest China

BEIJING  A 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region in northwestern China on Sunday, according to China's Earthquake Networks Center. The quake was reported...

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