Pakistan not in position to fight war against India: Ayesha Siddiqa

London [UK], Aug 18 (ANI): Pakistan and its Army are not in a position to fight a war against India on Kashmir as the country's...

Imran Khan's tackling of terrorism may irk Pakistan Army

New Delhi [India], Aug 18 (ANI): Even as Pakistan continues to face massive international pressure over tackling terrorism, the country's Army continues to push infiltrators...

S. Korea's coal consumption up in 2018, bucks global trend

Seoul [South Korea] August 18: South Korea's coal consumption increased last year, bucking the global trend for reducing carbon emissions, a report showed Sunday.

China donates school bags, stationeries to Myanmar students

Beijing [China] August 18: China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA) Myanmar Office donated 100,000 school bags and stationeries to Myanmar students under Panda Pack Project...

Chinese police launch probe after gun found in FedEx package

Beijing [China] August 18: Police in Fuzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province, said Sunday an investigation had been launched into a case involving a FedEx package...

Typhoon Lekima causes RM60.2 million in losses in agrofood industry - Sim

Beijing [China] August 18: The country's agrofood industry has recorded RM60.2 million in losses due to typhoon Lekima, which caused havoc in Perlis, Kedah, Pulau...

Netizens welcome MCMC's offensive posts oversight move

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia] August 18: Many netizens are happy that a complaints channel has been set up to combat insensitive posts on race, religion and...

Daesh claims Afghan wedding suicide blast that killed 63

Kabul [Afghanistan] August 18: Daesh militant group claimed responsibility on Sunday for a suicide blast at a wedding reception in Afghanistan that killed 63 people,...

Dubai Customs authorities thwart drug-smuggling attempt worth Dh25 million

Dubai [UAE] August 18: The Customs Intelligence Department and Jebel Ali Customs Center in Dubai thwarted an attempt to smuggle 251.2 kg of crystal meth...

Dubai Police launches self-service kiosks for employees

Dubai [UAE] August 18: The General Department of Human Resources at Dubai Police has launched employee self-services through kiosks distributed across Dubai Police General HQ,...

Man arrested for road-rage assault

Tokyo [Japan] August 18: Police in Japan have arrested a man on a national wanted list who is suspected of forcibly stopping a car and...

Japanese team to research deep-sea plastic waste

Tokyo [Japan] August 18: A Japanese national research institute says it will launch a major research project on how plastic waste is contaminating the ocean...

Man flees Tokyo police hospital

Tokyo [Japan] August 18: NHK has learned that a man arrested for theft has fled a police hospital in Tokyo, where he was being treated...

Kim's the 'most Machiavellian figure of our time'

Pyongyang [North Korea] August 18: Anna Fifield tells us at the outset of her new biography that she had "wanted to find out everything there...

Suwondo plants trees at home, Tambakrejo Beach to keep Blitar's southern coast...

Jakarta [Indonesia] August 18: Suwondo, or Mbah Wondo as he is affectionately called among people on the southern coast of Blitar regency, East Java, believes...

Thousands of Bogor residents proclaim independence from plastic

Bogor [Indonesia] August 18: Thousands of Bogor residents in West Java have declared their independence from plastic as part of a recency-wide environmental campaign as...

City to boost development of parks to reduce air pollution

Jakarta [Indonesia] August 18: The Jakarta administration has planned to build about 50 open green spaces called Taman Maju Bersama each year as one of...

Hong Kong protesters march from Causeway Bay to Central, despite police ban

Hong Kong [China] August 18: Protesters armed with colourful umbrellas marched from Victoria Park in Causeway Bay to Chater Garden in Central as heavy rain...

Heroes of Russia: Putin awards pilots with country's highest honor for saving...

Moscow [Russia] August 18: The pilots, who carried out a successful emergency landing in a cornfield, saving the lives of all the passengers, have been...

Kazakhstan Hit by 5.4 Magnitude Earthquake - Interior Ministry

Nur-Sultan [Kazakhstan] August 18:A 5.4 magnitude earthquake hit Kazakhstan's Almaty Region on Sunday, a representative from the country's interior ministry told Sputnik.

Go For Gold: Here's Why Russia Can Become Fourth Biggest Reserve Holder

Moscow [Russia] August 18: For the first time in eight years, Russia can overtake Saudi Arabia as the fourth biggest holder of foreign currency reserves,...

Dubai-Sharjah road to be closed for 3 weeks

Dubai [UAE] august 18: A service road connecting Ajman to Dubai via Sharjah will be closed again for three weeks.

Plan your holidays: Here's the UAE school calendar for next 3 years

Dubai [UAE] August 18: The public and private school calendars for the next three years have been announced by the Ministerial Council for Development.

Jobs offering up to Dh20,000 salary in UAE

Dubai [UAE] August 18:The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MOHRE) announced in August 2019 that 2,000 job opportunities would be created within 100 days...

Pakistan President confers top civilian honour on UAE's Sheikh Mansour

Abu Dhabi [UAE] August 18: The President of Pakistan, Arif Alvi, has awarded a UAE leader one of the country's highest civilian honours.

June was hottest month for Bahrain since 1902

Bahrain [UAE] August 18: Bahrain Meteorological Directorate (BMD) reported that the month of June 2019 goes on record as the hottest June ever experienced in...

Ras Al Khaimah Police attend to 5,408 calls during Eid Al Adha

Dubai [UAE] August 18: The Ras Al Khaimah Police has attended to 5,408 calls during the Eid Al Adha holidays.