Sunday, 29 November 2020

Asia

Will personally go to UK for Nawaz Sharif’s return: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan has said that he could talk to his British counterpart Boris Johnson for Nawaz Sharif’s return and if required, he would personally go to the UK as well. In an interview to a private TV channel, PM Imran Khan said the government had asked ...

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Divorced Indian woman accuses brothers of gang rape

An Indian woman accused her brothers of gang raping her in India, according to Indian media reports. The woman alleged that her brothers had been subjecting her to rape over the past eight months. The woman said that she had not been unable to complain to police earlier as her ...

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Thai Govt convenes parliament session over massive protests

BANGKOK: Thai lawmakers will meet for an extraordinary parliament session to discuss the demands put forward by participants of the ongoing anti-government rallies in Bangkok, Parliament President Chuan Leekpai said. “The lawmakers of the government and opposition parties agreed today that there was a need to convene an emergency parliament ...

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Floods kill 60 in India, damage crops

MUMBAI: Floods brought by heavy rains and overflowing rivers across large swathes of western and southern India have killed at least 60 people since Wednesday and damaged rice, cotton and other crops worth billions of rupees, officials said. The worst affected state was Telangana, where excessive unseasonal rainfall on Wednesday ...

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Malaysia’s Anwar meets king in bid to topple government

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim had a long-awaited meeting with the king, seeking to prove he has support to take power and fulfil a decades-old ambition of becoming premier. The Southeast Asian nation has been in turmoil since a reformist government headed by Mahathir Mohamad – which included ...

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India behind high-profile terrorist attacks in Pakistan

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD: National Security Advisor to Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mooed Yusuf revealed that India was involved in at least four high-profile terrorist attacks in Pakistan, saying that Islamabad had “proof to the T” of New Delhi’s involvement. In an interview to veteran Indian journalist Karan Thapar for The Wire, Yusuf said ...

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