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Transgender bill introduced in Pakistan parliament

Transgender bill introduced in Pakistan parliament

The bill is the first piece of proposed legislation that extends recognition to this often-ignored segment of society, Dawn news reported.For the firs...

55 migrants feared drowned after being forced from boat off Yemen: UN agency

55 migrants feared drowned after being forced from boat off Yemen: UN agency

Some 180 young Ethiopian and Somali migrants, many weakened by hunger and drought in their home countries, were forced from a boat into rough seas off...

Nepal criminalises isolation of menstruating women

Nepal criminalises isolation of menstruating women

Nepal's parliament today criminalised an ancient practice that banishes women from the home during menstruation. Many communities in Nepal view menstr...

North Korea risks destruction if it starts war: US Defense Chief Jim Mattis

North Korea risks destruction if it starts war: US Defense Chief Jim Mattis

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has said that North Korea risks annihilation if it starts a war. He told Pyongyang yesterday that it must end its purs...

4 Pak Army personnel killed in clashes with militants

4 Pak Army personnel killed in clashes with militants

At least four army personnel, including a major, were killed yesterday in exchange of fire during a raid at a militant hideout in Pakistan's restive n...

North Korea outlines plan to launch missiles toward Guam

North Korea outlines plan to launch missiles toward Guam

North Korea on Thursday announced a detailed plan to launch a volley of ballistic missiles toward the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, a major military...

Najam Sethi elected chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board

Najam Sethi elected chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board

Newly-elected chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board Najam Sethi says one of the challenges for him is to bring back international cricket to Pakistan...

We are powerful than ever before: Trump touts nuke strength over N Korea threat

We are powerful than ever before: Trump touts nuke strength over N Korea threat

Washington: President Donald Trump declared the US nuclear arsenal "far stronger and more powerful than ever before," even as his top diplomat was wor...

Citizens of 80 countries, including India, can now enter Qatar visa-free

Citizens of 80 countries, including India, can now enter Qatar visa-free

Qatar will allow visa-free entry for citizens of 80 countries, with immediate effect, Qatari officials announced today.The countries include the UK, t...

Hindi-Chini Bhai Bhai only way out: Dalai Lama on India-China Doklam standoff

Hindi-Chini Bhai Bhai only way out: Dalai Lama on India-China Doklam standoff

Two big nations like India and China must live side by side and the only way they can do that is by establishing a connection of friendship, brotherho...

391 Indian pilgrims evacuated after fire

391 Indian pilgrims evacuated after fire

MAKKAH — About 390 Indian pilgrims had to be evacuated to safe areas after fire broke out in their building in Al-Aziziyah District here on Tuesday.No...

Former Google engineer files complaint, weighs legal options

Former Google engineer files complaint, weighs legal options

A former Google engineer who was fired over a memo he wrote about gender differences says he’s exploring all his legal options and has already filed a...

All Saudi airports to be privatized this year

All Saudi airports to be privatized this year

All Saudi airports will be privatized this year, the head of the General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA), Abdul Hakim Al-Tamimi, told Aleqtesadiah...

Nepal won

Nepal won't take any sides in India-China standoff: Krishna Bahadur Mahara

Nepal's Deputy Prime Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said his country will not take any sides in the ongoing Sikkim standoff between India and Chi...

North Korea warns of strike after Trump says threats to be met with fire, fury

North Korea warns of strike after Trump says threats to be met with fire, fury

US President Donald Trump vowed to answer any more threats by North Korea with "fire and fury", remarks that followed Pyongyang saying that it is cons...

Upto 100 feared dead, thousands hurt in China quake: govt

Upto 100 feared dead, thousands hurt in China quake: govt

Beijing: A 6.5-magnitude earthquake rattled southwest China late on Tuesday, killing at least five people, with up to 100 feared dead, according to a ...

Earthquake of magnitude 6.5 strikes China

Earthquake of magnitude 6.5 strikes China's Sichuan province

An earthquake measuring 6.5 in magnitude struck China's remote and mountainous southwestern province of Sichuan on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey...

After successful heart surgery in India, Pak baby dies of dehydration in Lahore

After successful heart surgery in India, Pak baby dies of dehydration in Lahore

Lahore: A Pakistani baby, who and underwent a successful heart surgery last month, died of dehydration on Monday night after returning home in Lahore....

Bangladesh : Dhaka to open diplomatic station in Chennai

Bangladesh : Dhaka to open diplomatic station in Chennai

Bangladesh will soon open a new diplomatic station in Chennai. Official sources from Bangladesh said on Monday that the new post was likely to focus o...

Australia: Govt announces postal vote on same-sex marriage

Australia: Govt announces postal vote on same-sex marriage

The Australian Government has announced it will host a postal vote on marriage equality, if a bid to win support for a nationwide plebiscite fails in ...

US Secretary of State arrives in Thailand, signalling improving ties

US Secretary of State arrives in Thailand, signalling improving ties

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson touched down in Bangkok on Tuesday, in the highest-level visit to Thailand from a US official since the military c...

Saudi Prince Salman bin Saad bin Abdullah passes away

Saudi Prince Salman bin Saad bin Abdullah passes away

The Saudi Royal Court said in a statement issued today that Prince Salman bin Saad bin Abdullah bin Turki Al Saud has passed away according to the Sau...

Al-Qaeda ousted from Yemen province: army

Al-Qaeda ousted from Yemen province: army

Al-Qaeda’s Yemen branch has retreated from an oil-rich southern province in the face of an assault by a US-backed elite government force, a senior mil...

Saudi Arabia hosts world

Saudi Arabia hosts world's largest date festival

Qassim, which hosts the world’s largest date festival in Buraidah every year at this time, is swirling with activities, with date farmers expecting hi...

At least 22 injured in a bomb blast in Lahore

At least 22 injured in a bomb blast in Lahore

In Pakistan, at least 22 people were injured tonight in a bomb blast in Lahore, the capital of Punjab province.Police said an explosive device planted...

North Korea vows to retaliate against US over sanctions

North Korea vows to retaliate against US over sanctions

North Korea has vowed to retaliate and make the US pay a price for drafting fresh UN sanctions over its banned nuclear weapons programme. The off...

More than 400 suspected people detained during counter-terrorism operation in Malaysia

More than 400 suspected people detained during counter-terrorism operation in Malaysia

In Malaysia, more than 400 suspected people have been detained during a counter-terrorism operation. Security in the city is being tightened up ahead ...

South Africa

South Africa's Zuma to face secret ballot of no-confidence today

South Africa's parliament will vote by a secret ballot on a no-confidence motion brought against President Jacob Zuma today, a decision that could see...

Hafiz Saeed

Hafiz Saeed's JuD launches political party in Pakistan

The Jamaat-ud-Dawah, which the United States accuses of being a front for the anti-India Lashkar-e-Taiba that staged the 2008 Mumbai attacks, has ente...

King of Jordan, visits Palestine, offers ‘full support’ for State

King of Jordan, visits Palestine, offers ‘full support’ for State

Ramallah, Palestinian Territories: Jordan’s King Abdullah II offered support to Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas during a rare visit Monday to the o...

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Should India offer shelter for the Rohingya refugees on the basis of humanitarian grounds?

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