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Washington: Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a military base in Guangdong and called on troops to "put all (their) minds and energy on preparing for war". more
Donal Trump-led govt appoints U.S. human rights official as special coordinator for Tibetan issues

Washington: The US has named a senior U.S. human rights official as special coordinator for Tibetan issues, a move which might further worsen the already strained relationship between Bei ...

Donald Trump says COVID-19 lockdowns unconstitutional, opinion has not changed on masks

Washington/Sputnik: US President Donald Trump said during a town hall meeting that state-wide lockdown imposed by several US governors to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-1 ...

Ankara's New Presidential Symphony Orchestra Concert Hall opens doors as world-class music venue

Ankara: Set in Turkey’s cosmopolitan capital, the state-of-the-art New Presidential Symphony Orchestra Concert Hall that is opening will become a new cultural hub for lovers of musi ...

Bangladesh government rejects Chinese COVID-19 trial

Dhaka: The clinical trial in Bangladesh of an experimental COVID-19 vaccine developed by Sinovac Biotech has now become uncertain after the country's health ministry expressed unwilli ...

Maryam Nawaz challenges Pakistan PM Imran Khan, says the govt will go home before January 

Islamabad:  Pakistani Muslim League (Nawaz) [PML(N)] vice president Maryam Nawaz has challenged PM Imran Khan and said his government will go home before January, a few days before t ...

No plans for national COVID-19 lockdown any time soon – UK Minister

London/Sputnik: A UK government minister said on Wednesday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson has no plans to enforce a national lockdown any time soon, despite the rate of COVID-19 infect ...

Two Israeli soldiers wounded, 14 Palestinians arrested in West Bank

Ramallah/Xinhua: Two Israeli soldiers were injured during a raid campaign on the West Bank city of Nablus, while 14 Palestinians were arrested, Palestinian and Israeli security sources sa ...

Recep Erdogan says Turkey not sending Syrian militants to Karabakh

Ankara/Sputnik: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan refuted on Wednesday claims that his country is deploying Syrian militants to the conflict-torn Nagorno-Karabakh.

Pakistan: Imran Khan’s key aide Lt Gen (Retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa resigns as SAPM on information

Islamabad: Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s key aide Lt Gen (Retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa, about whom an investigative report had alleged corruption scams, on Monday quit as  Special Assist ...