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Sri Lanka foreign reserves at record low, politics in crisis

Colombo (AP): Sri Lanka’s economy is in dire straits with its usable foreign reserves down to less than $50 million, the country’s finance minister...

Sharif sworn in as Pakistan’s new PM after week of drama

Islamabad (AP): Pakistan’s parliament on Monday elected opposition lawmaker Shahbaz Sharif as the new prime minister, following a week of political turmoil that led...

Chinese hackers reportedly target India’s power grid

Bangkok (AP): India’s power sector has been targeted by hackers in a long-term operation thought to have been carried out by a state-sponsored Chinese...

Militants attack troops in northwestern Pakistan, killing 6

Pakistan (AP): Militants attacked Pakistan’s paramilitary security forces in the country’s northwest early on Wednesday, triggering a shootout in which at least six troops...

Pakistan air force inducts new batch of Chinese fighter jets

Islamabad (AP): Pakistan’s air force officially inducted its first batch of Chinese-built J-10C fighter jets on Friday, holding a ceremony in Islamabad with officials...

China to give 48 high-end drones to Pakistan

By Gaurav Sharma  Beijing: China will give 48 high-end drones to its close ally Pakistan, a deal, which experts say, could be the biggest of its...

Tibet to invest $75 million on sky burial sites

LHASA, March 9 (IANS) Tibetan authorities are slated to spend 490 million yuan ($75 million) over the next five years on the repair and...

2,561 people still missing five years after Japan quake

Tokyo, March 9 (IANS) As many as 2,561 people remain missing five years after a massive earthquake and tsunami devastated northeastern Japan on March...

Seoul anchor summoned over unauthorised exit poll use

Seoul, March 9 (IANS) A South Korean cable channel news anchor was summoned on Wednesday over unauthorized use of exit polls during the 2014...

‘Nepali constitution has enough laws on gender equality’

Kathmandu, March 8 (IANS) Speaker of the Nepali Parliament Onsari Gharti Magar on Tuesday said the country's new constitution has enough provisions to...

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