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Russia to send ‘Kalashnikov’ guns to Philippines: Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte said today Russia was giving 5,000 Kalashnikov assault rifles to the Philippines in what is believed to be the first ever...

Paris riots: French government to suspend fuel tax increase

Reports suggest that the French government is preparing to suspend fuel tax increases following violent protests against the measures. News agency Reuters quoted sources who...

Sonu Sood crowned top global Asian celebrity for 2020

INDIAN actor Sonu Sood, who won praise for his charitable work helping migrant workers in India during the pandemic, has been named the number...

Indian troop withdrawal ‘precondition’ for peace: China

China's ambassador has said the withdrawal of Indian troops from disputed territory is a "precondition" for peace, in an apparent escalation of a border...

Pakistan’s First Hindu Woman Senator To Champion Girls’ Education

As the first woman senator from Pakistan's lowest Dalit caste, Krishna Kumari Kohli has an ambitious to-do list, from tackling honour killings to kidnappings...

Pakistn – cricketer turned politician Imran Khan gets married for the third time

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has confirmed party chief and former Pakistan captain Imran Khan’s marriage to his spiritual guide Bushra Maneka, thus ending weeks of speculation...

French, English beards banned in Pakistani province by hairdressers, even district administration

Hairdressers in Pakistan's conservative Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province have imposed a ban in their shops on stylish French and English beard and haircuts, terming it un-Islamic....

Fitch fears Sri Lanka’s ability to repay foreign debt

Fitch on Friday became the latest ratings agency to cut Sri Lanka's credit score, expressing fears over Colombo's ability to repay its foreign debts. Fitch...

Lebanon navigates food challenge with no grain silo and few stocks

Lebanon's government holds no strategic stockpile of grains and Tuesday's blast destroyed the privately held stocks at its only large grain silo, the economy...

Israelis pay respects to 26/11 attacks victims

Israelis, and Indian students and caregivers paid respects to the victims of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks in Jerusalem, Rehovot and Tel Aviv on...