Fri, 07 Aug 2020

Withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan to benefit China: Report

Washington [US], August 7 (ANI): The US' decision to withdraw its forces from Afghanistan after 20 years of war against ...

Malaysian Diplomacy on Display With Calls From China, US

Malaysia is being courted by both China and the United States this week in a diplomatic tug-of-war over the South ...

Will eat grass but raise Pakistan Army budget, says Shoaib Akhtar

Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 7 (ANI): Former Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar, known for his blistering deliveries on the cricket field, ...

Equity indices subdued, IT and banking stocks dip

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 7 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were flat during early hours on Friday on the back of ...

India, US reiterate working towards secure, sovereign Indo-Pacific

Washington DC [USA], Aug 7 (ANI): US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday ...

Seoul Dynasty sign Toyou to 2-way contract

The Seoul Dynasty signed 19-year-old off-tank player Hyun-woo "Toyou" to a two-way contract Thursday. Toyou has been playing with Dynasty's ...

For The Dream, 496 win again in OMEGA League: Asia

For The Dream and 496 Gaming joined the group of teams at 2-0 with efficient victories in the Omega League: ...

Kashmiri martial art player wins gold in online national championship

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Aug 06 (ANI): A budding martial art player from Srinagar has won gold in a ...

PESO Legazpi urges jobseekers to apply online

LEGAZPI CITY, Aug 5 (PIA) -- The Public Employment and Services Office (PESO), this this city urged job seekers to ...

The 6 golfers flying SA flag high at PGA Championship

The won by two strokes for his second PGA Championship title.Sport24 takes a look at the golfers who will fly ...

Sensex gains 362 points after RBI keeps rate unchanged

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 6 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices surged nearly 1 per cent on Thursday after the Reserve Bank ...

Tajik Villager Killed By Kyrgyz-Tajik Cross-Border Shooting

DUSHANBE -- A villager in Tajikistan has been killed in a shooting incident across the Tajik-Kyrgyz border.Both Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan ...

HRW Urges Pakistan To Stop Abuses By Anti-Corruption Agency

An international human rights watchdog has urged Pakistani authorities to observe a recent ruling from the country's Supreme Court and ...

Asian Markets Mixed After Weak Economic Data from US

Asian markets were mixed Thursday as investors acted with caution due to weak economic data from the United States, coupled ...

US Allies Tighten Alliance to Contain China's Maritime Expansion

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Australia's recent shift to a more combative stance against China will tighten political and military coordination among ...

Equity indices gain ahead of RBI decision on interest rates

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 6 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were in the positive terrain during early hours on Thursday ahead ...

Asia Album: Ropai Festival marked in Lalitpur, Nepal

Girls in traditional attire participate in a parade to mark Ropai Festival in Lalitpur, Nepal, Aug. 5, 2020. (Photo by ...

Asia Album: Heavy rains with water-logging, landslides lash India's Mumbai

People move a car on a flooded road during a heavy monsoon rain in Mumbai, India on Aug. 4, 2020. ...

Activision Blizzard reports strong Q2 earnings

Activision Blizzard (ATVI), a video game holding company, published its financial earnings for the second quarter of 2020 on Tuesday. ...

Tik...Tok: Pakistan's Media Crackdown Expands To Cyberspace

Critics say the space for free speech is shrinking in Pakistan, where officials are accused of expanding restrictions on the ...

China's economic recovery may suffer due to fresh COVID-19

Beijing [China], Aug 5 (ANI): Fresh clusters of COVID-19 cases coupled with massive flooding may impede China's recovery from the ...

American Catlin removed from event due to COVID-19 breach

American golfer John Catlin was disqualified from the English Championship this week after he and his caddie violated the COVID-19 ...

Aster.Aries win again in Omega League: Asia Divine Division

Aster.Aries won again to move to the top of the Group B standings of the OMEGA League: Asia Divine Division ...

Kazakhstan Allows Transit Of Uzbek, Kyrgyz Workers Stranded In Russia

NUR-SULTAN -- Kazakhstan has allowed the transit of thousands of Uzbek and Kyrgyz migrant workers who've been stranded in Russia ...

Malaysia Police Raid Al Jazeera's Office, Seize Computers

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Malaysian police raided the office of news broadcaster Al Jazeera and two local TV stations on ...

Malaysia Police Raid Al Jazeera's Office, Seize Computers

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Malaysian police raided the office of news broadcaster Al Jazeera and two local TV stations on ...

COVID-19: 101-Year-Old Kyrgyz Man Recovers, Leaves Hospital

The global death toll from the coronavirus is more than 690,000, with more than 18 million infections confirmed, causing mass ...

Kazakh Activist Picketing Chinese Consulate In Almaty Detained

ALMATY, Kazakhstan -- Police in Kazakhstan's largest city have detained an activist who was picketing the Chinese Consulate in protest ...

Kazakh Activist Charged With Assaulting Police Officer Goes On Trial

ALMATY, Kazakhstan -- Kazakh civil rights activist Asya Tulesova has gone on trial on charges of assaulting and verbally insulting ...

European Markets Struggling Tuesday, Asian Posting Strong Gains

European markets are mostly lower Tuesday in a reversal of the strong gains posted hours earlier in Asia.London's FTSE index ...

JOHN PILGER: Another Hiroshima is coming unless we stop it now

With racially-motivated aggression towards China escalating, it's important to reflect on history to avoid the catastrophe of nuclear war, writes ...

Top General: Iran Armed Forces Ready to Assist Lebanon

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran's highest-ranking military commander voiced the Armed Forces' readiness to help Lebanon handle the situation in the ...

ASBC Lauds Iran's New Sensation Ali Khodadadi

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran's boxing life is in strongly developing stage to find the way back to their glorious previous ...

Xinjiang's railways see surging cotton freight amid epidemic

URUMQI, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- China's cotton hub Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region reported surging rail freight of the important textile ...

Spotlight: U.S. record gun sales continue in historic uncertain times

by Peter Mertz DENVER, the United States, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- Americans are arming themselves to the teeth like never ...

Spotlight: U.S. re-imposes tariff on Canadian aluminum, sparking backlash

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement to re-impose a 10-percent tariff on certain Canadian aluminum imports ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600 GMT, Aug. 7

SEOUL -- South Korea reported 20 more cases of the COVID-19 as of 0:00 a.m. Friday local time compared to ...

Pandemic to shrink LatAm foreign trade 23 pct in 2020: UN agency

SANTIAGO, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- Latin America and the Caribbean's foreign trade will see a steep 23 percent drop in ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Aug. 6

HONG KONG -- Hong Kong's Mass Transit Railway (MTR) operator said Thursday that the company saw a net loss of ...

Hangzhou 2022 unveils intelligent solutions for 19th Asian Games

HANGZHOU, Aug 6 (Xinhua) -- The Hangzhou Asian Games Organizing Committee (HAGOC) on Thursday unveiled 30 intelligence solutions in 10 ...

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Equities close flat after choppy session, Asian Paints up 4.6 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 7 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices ended flat after an extremely volatile trading session on Friday as ...

Withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan to benefit China: Report

Washington [US], August 7 (ANI): The US' decision to withdraw its forces from Afghanistan after 20 years of war against ...

Malaysian Diplomacy on Display With Calls From China, US

Malaysia is being courted by both China and the United States this week in a diplomatic tug-of-war over the South ...

Will eat grass but raise Pakistan Army budget, says Shoaib Akhtar

Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 7 (ANI): Former Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar, known for his blistering deliveries on the cricket field, ...

Equity indices subdued, IT and banking stocks dip

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 7 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were flat during early hours on Friday on the back of ...

India, US reiterate working towards secure, sovereign Indo-Pacific

Washington DC [USA], Aug 7 (ANI): US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday ...

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