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At the One-Issue White House, the Standoff Over a Border Wall Displaces Other Priorities

At the One-Issue White House, the Standoff Over...

Washington (US) Jan 23: For the last month, President Trump's public schedule has mostly been a sparse document. The one...

Upper House wants marriage age to stay at 18

Upper House wants marriage age to stay at...

Naypyidaw (Myanmar) Jan 23: The Amyotha Hluttaw (Upper House) intends to keep Myanmar's marrying age at 18 as part of...

Mandalay to erect statue of General Aung San

Mandalay to erect statue of General Aung San

Mandalay (Myanmar) Jan 23: The Mandalay Region government is joining the bandwagon of places across the country erecting statues of...

UN envoy unable to visit conflict areas in Rakhine

UN envoy unable to visit conflict areas in...

Naypyidaw (Myanmar) Jan 23: The United Nations special envoy for Myanmar was unable to visit conflict areas in northern Rakhine...

Cases of swine flu reported in Kathmandu

Cases of swine flu reported in Kathmandu

Kathmandu (Nepal) Jan 23: Three persons have tested positivefor swine flu at Om Hospital and Research Centre while three others...

Bridging healthcare gaps: Data on disabled needed

Bridging healthcare gaps: Data on disabled needed

Kathmandu (Nepal) Jan 23: When Dharma Devkota was five months old, she got burnt so badly that both her legs...

Nepal to seek more energy from India

Nepal to seek more energy from India

Kathmandu (Nepal) Jan 23: Due to an increase in the domestic electricity demand, Nepal will again formally propose to India...

Migrants will now be allowed to carry only $200: NRB

Migrants will now be allowed to carry only...

Kathmandu (Nepal) Jan 23: In a move to address the depleting foreign exchange reserves of the country, Nepal Rastra Bank...

Nepal poised to become fastest growing economy: Oli

Nepal poised to become fastest growing economy: Oli

Kathmandu (Nepal) Jan 23: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today said Nepal would become one of the fastest-growing economies in...

House panel clears three ambassadorial nominees

House panel clears three ambassadorial nominees

Kathmandu (Nepal) Jan 23: The Parliamentary Hearing Committee on Tuesday unanimously endorsed the names of the ambassadorial nominees to Canada,...

Are all Rohingyas converging on Bangladesh?

Are all Rohingyas converging on Bangladesh?

Dhaka (Bangladesh) Jan 23: Entire world praises Bangladesh for playing host to over a million persecuted Rohingyas from Myanmar. But...

Seventh Padma Bridge span installed

Seventh Padma Bridge span installed

Dhaka (Bangladesh) Jan 23: The seventh span of the Padma Bridge-sixth span at Zajira point in Shariatpur-has been installed on...

Bangladesh seeks to expand ties with US

Bangladesh seeks to expand ties with US

Dhaka (Bangladesh) Jan 23: Bangladesh is looking forward to expanding bilateral relationship with the United States in a multi-sectoral context.

Chinese premier pledges to promote ties with Cambodia to new high

Chinese premier pledges to promote ties with Cambodia...

Beijing (China) Jan 23: Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday held talks with visiting Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen,...

McDonald's apologises after advertisement showing Taiwan as a country draws criticism

McDonald's apologises after advertisement showing Taiwan as a...

Beijing (China) Jan 23: US fast-food company McDonald's has apologised for its latest advertisement after some internet users accused it...

China's plans to dominate hi-tech sector with 'Made in China 2025' plan hit a stumbling block as US trade war takes its toll

China's plans to dominate hi-tech sector with 'Made...

Beijing (China) Jan 23: Beijing's push to dominate hi-tech industries in the next decade under the "Made in China 2025"...

Philippines bridges troubled South China Sea waters by sending first ship to join PLA Navy fleet review

Philippines bridges troubled South China Sea waters by...

Manila (Philippine) Jan 23: The Philippine Navy said it would, for the first time, send a vessel to a fleet...

Chinese military flies Su-30 fighter jet, Y-8 surveillance plane close to Taiwan in latest show of strength

Chinese military flies Su-30 fighter jet, Y-8 surveillance...

Taipei (Taiwan) Jan 23: Chinese military aircraft flew close to Taiwan on Tuesday as Beijing once again flexed its muscle...

World Sindhi Congress holds events to mark GM Syed's 115th birth anniversary

World Sindhi Congress holds events to mark GM...

Vancouver/London [Canada/ UK] , Jan 22 (ANI): The World Sindhi Congress, which has been at the forefront of holding protests...

China's Belt and Road Initiative will add US$117 billion to global trade this year, a new study shows

China's Belt and Road Initiative will add US$117...

Beijing (China) Jan 23: Merchandise trade between China and the countries targeted by its "Belt and Road Initiative" is predicted...

Several Taliban militants killed in separate coalition airstrikes

Several Taliban militants killed in separate coalition airstrikes

Kabul (Afghanistan) Jan 23: Several Taliban militants have been killed in separate airstrikes conducted by the coalition forces in four...

PPP, PML-N discuss military courts extension

PPP, PML-N discuss military courts extension

Islamabad (Pakistan) Jan 23: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) have decided to hold further discussions...

Mini-budget: PM summons cabinet meeting today

Mini-budget: PM summons cabinet meeting today

Islamabad (Pakistan) Jan 23: Prime Minister Imran Khan has summoned a special session of the federal cabinet to discuss the...

China to pick Afghan Taliban as political force: envoy

China to pick Afghan Taliban as political force:...

Peshawar (Pakistan) Jan 23: Chinese Ambassador in Islamabad Yao Jing has said that his country will "pick Afghan Taliban as...

Agreement signed for $3bn deposit from Abu Dhabi

Agreement signed for $3bn deposit from Abu Dhabi

Karachi (Pakistan) Jan 23: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Tuesday signed an agreement with Abu Dhabi Fund for...

France gives €130m loan for Peshawar bus project

France gives €130m loan for Peshawar bus project

Islamabad (Pakistan) Jan 23: The French government has decided to provide a soft loan of 130 million euros (Rs19.5 billion)...

PM seeks economic assistance package from Doha

PM seeks economic assistance package from Doha

Islamabad (Pakistan) Jan 23: Seeking another bailout package, this time from Qatar, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday assured overseas...