SOUTH ASIA

Afghan envoy’s daughter tortured in Islamabad

The daughter of Najibullah Alikhil, the Afghan envoy to Pakistan, was abducted and tortured on her way home in Islamabad, Afghanistans Ministry of...

Siddiqui’s death highlights media’s dangers in Afghanistan

The death of Reuters photojournalist Danish Siddiqui, while caught in a crossfire between the Taliban and Afghan forces, puts the spotlight firmly on...

‘Taliban practicing what Pak Army, intelligence telling them’

The Taliban are practicing what the Pakistan Army and the intelligence service are telling them, according to an editorial published in a Kabul-based...

10,000 jihadi fighters have entered from Pak: Afghan Prez

In a hard-hitting speech, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said more than 10,000 'jihadi fighters entered the country from Pakistan in the last month,...

All border fencing gaps with Pak, B’desh to be filled by 2022: Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday asserted that all border fencing gaps with neighbouring Pakistan and Bangladesh will be filled till 2022. Shah...

SL approves Sinovac for emergency use

Sri Lanka's National Medicines Regulatory Authority (NMRA) has approved the Chinese Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use in the island nation. Accordingly, all Covid-19...

Xi speaks to Ghani, pledges support for ‘Afghan-led, Afghan-owned’ principle

During a phone conversation with his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani, Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged Beijing's continued support for the "Afghan-led, Afghan-owned" principle,...

Pak citizens urged to follow SOPs amid 4th wave concerns

Health experts and officials in Pakistan have urged citizens to strictly adhere to the standard operating procedures (SOPs) amid concerns of the fourth...