Sunday, January 17, 2021

Asia Politics

16 Taliban militants killed in clashes with security forces in northern Afghanistan

16 Taliban militants dead or wounded including local commanders of the group, the 209th Shaheen Corps said. According to a statement released by Shaheen Corps, the Taliban militants attacked Khel Guli Base in Dawlatabad district of Balkh at 7 pm...

Hong Kong: Pro-democracy candidates to sweep local elections with big margin

Pro-democracy candidates took an early lead in Hong Kong local council elections, as record numbers voted in what is being seen as a barometer of support for protests that have rocked the Asian financial hub. By 5am local time, pro-democracy...

Hong Kong local elections: Pro-Democracy moment tuned to vote instead march

In many parts queues were formed to vote for the Hong Kong local elections. Throughout the morning, people were patiently waiting to vote. District council elections like these usually have little importance. But this time it's about more. It...

Hong Kong local elections begin after months of protests

Hong Kong local elections kicked off Sunday, which will test support for the struggling government of Chief Executive Carrie Lam after nearly six months of anti-government protests. With a record number of candidates, elections are being held for the...

Islamophobia: Pregnant Muslim woman crushed, trampled in Australia

Islamophobia: A man in Australia is accused of beating and stomping on a pregnant woman in what the country's leading Islamic association calls 'an attack on Islamophobia'. Security camera footage shows a man storming a table where three veiled women...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu charged with corruption

For months, Benjamin Netanyahu was expected to be charged: On Thursday night, Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit announced charges against the Israeli Prime Minister for fraud, infidelity and corruption. Netanyahu is accused of providing favors to Israel's largest and leading telecommunications...

Hong Kong: Students movement threatens the next escalation

Possibly it was due to the mediators that worse could be prevented in Hong Kong. The deputies, lawyers and church people had spent at the Polytechnic University urging the encircled activists to leave the campus peacefully. More than 500...

China warns United States against flexing muscles in South China Sea

Chinese defense officials on Monday warned their US counterparts against "flexing muscles" in the disputed South China Sea after meeting US Defense Secretary Mark Esper, media sources said. Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman Colonel Wu Qian said the South China Sea...

North Korean Deputy Foreign Minister to visit Moscow today

North Korean Deputy Foreign Minister Choe Son-hui left for Moscow on Monday to probably discuss her country's efforts to negotiate an agreement with the United States, Japan's Kyodo News reported. Choe is leading the North Korean side in negotiations that...

Hong Kong suspends school sessions until Sunday due to protests

All schools will be suspended from Friday to Sunday due to transportation and transportation problems, the Hong Kong Education Office said. The office made the announcement in a statement and urged students to stay away from violence. Anti-government protests paralyzed parts...

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Azerbaijan to start vaccinating citizens from next Monday

The doses of the Chinese anti-corona virus vaccine will be transported first to Turkey, where they will be examined...

As You Likee: Express more, Create more with Likee’s In-App Features

The online short videos platform is rapidly becoming the content production application of choice for hundreds of thousands of Pakistanis to showcase their creativity,...

Adam Schiff: Donald Trump must be removed

Adam Schiff, Chairman of the Intelligence Committee in the US House of Representatives, affirmed that they continue to defend the democracy of the United...

Indonesia proposed a budget of 1.5 billion dollars for Chinese Sinovac vaccine

Indonesia has proposed a budget of 20.9 trillion rupees ($ 1.49 billion) to buy the Coronavirus vaccine from Sinovac, the Indonesian health minister said...

IFN declares SBP as top central bank for promoting Islamic finance

State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has been voted as the Best Central Bank in promoting Islamic finance for the fourth time by a poll...