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Sri Lanka’s Gotabaya says has reassembled nation’s intelligence network

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said on Wednesday he had delivered on a key election promise to rebuild the island nation's intelligence network in the year...

Five countries call on China to stop undermining rights of people of Hong Kong

A group of five countries led by the US has called on China to stop undermining the rights of the people of Hong Kong...

Officials will discuss Xi’s offer of cooperation with India to develop COVID-19 vaccine: China

Officials of China and India will discuss the modalities of cooperation to develop COVID-19 vaccine which was proposed by President Xi Jinping during the...

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine deliveries could start ‘before Christmas’

Pfizer Inc and BioNTech could secure emergency US and European authorization for their COVID-19 vaccine next month after final trial results showed it had...

Nepal: PM Oli demands time to present separate political document at party meeting

The much-awaited crucial meeting of the Central Secretariat of the ruling Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) on Wednesday ended in a stalemate with Prime...

Pakistan becomes ‘Pavlovian’ whenever India is mentioned: India at UNGA

India has slammed Pakistan for making “irrelevant and irresponsible” remarks in the UN, saying the General Assembly is a forum for serious debate, not...

In new breakthrough, Moderna’s Covid vaccine nearly 95% effective

US biotech firm Moderna on Monday announced its experimental vaccine against Covid-19 was almost 95 percent effective, a result hailed by the country's top...

Asia at a crossroads in fight against coronavirus as cases surge

Countries across the Asia-Pacific region reported record new coronavirus numbers and fresh outbreaks on Monday, with Japan facing mounting pressure to reimpose a state...

Asia-Pacific nations, including China, sign world’s biggest trade agreement sans India

Fifteen Asia-Pacific nations, including China, on Sunday signed the world's biggest trade agreement, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), sans India with hopes that it will...

Pak to set up special courts for speedy trial of rape cases

Pakistan government is all set to promulgate next week an ordinance seeking establishment of special courts for speedy trial of rape cases, according to...