In conservative Afghanistan, ladies are pursuing health goals in this women-only gym

Taliban banned women from even leaving their houses during their rule in Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001. Women could only step outside their homes if they were accompanied by a male family member.…

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Pakistan proposal for SAARC Leaders Summit in Islamabad fails to get backing

The SAARC FMs meet is an annual gathering which has been taking place since 1997 on the sidelines of United Nations General Assembly. Due to COVID, the meet happened virtually for the first time…

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Shahbaz becomes the latest from Sharif family to face graft probe

Nawaz's daughter and son-in-law Muhammad Safdar were also convicted in the Avenfield properties case along with him

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Forces kill 13 militants in Afghanistan's easter Logar province

The restive district, according to the official, was under Taliban attacks for the past couple of weeks.

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Sri Lanka scraps $1.5 billion Japan-funded light rail system

The deal signed under the previous government is the largest single foreign-funded infrastructure project in Sri Lanka, and was seen as a sign of the island nation reducing its dependence on China…

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China-Nepal border row: Nepal rebuffs reports of Chinese construction on its soil

The Chinese mission in Nepal had said that 'the building mentioned by the media has been verified to be on the Chinese side of the China-Nepal border'

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Saudi Arabia to extend visas and permits for Bangladeshi workers: Reports

Momen has warned the migrant workers to pratice patience and has warned of strict actions if the Saudi government took offence to the ongoing protests

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Senior PML-N leader met Army chief over future of Nawaz Sharif: Pakistan military

Pakistan Army's media wing head Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar said the meetings were requested by senior PML-N leader and former Sindh governor Mohammad Zubair

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Political decisions should be taken in Parliament, not army headquarter: Maryam Nawaz

The 46-year-old daughter of former premier Nawaz Sharif was responding to a question from a reporter about Army Chief Gen Qamar Bajwa

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Some freed Taliban prisoners ‘returned to battlefield’: Afghan Official 

Abdullah said talks between the two sides had begun in Doha on a positive note, as the delegations build some familiarity with each other.

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China-Nepal border row: China builds 11 structures in disputed border district

Nepal and China are embroiled in a border row owing to the alleged construction of 11 buildings by China in a remote border district of Humla

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'Go back China' protests in front of Chinese embassy in Kathmandu

Nepali media reported that China has built 11 buildings in Humla with a border pillar missing. In one of the building, Chinese security forces live, while others are empty. 

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Bringing back Sharif is Pakistan government's responsibility, says Islamabad High Court

The Islamabad High Court had earlier issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against Sharif for failing to appear before the court. 

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Nepal publishes anti-India school book with revised map

The book, titled Nepalko Bhubhaag Ra Seemasambandhi Swadhyay Samagri (Nepal’s territory and reading materials for border issues) is far more than an academic misadventure.

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Sri Lankan government tables 20th Constitution Amendment Bill in Parliament

The 19A was seen as the most progressive pro-democracy reformist move since Sri Lanka came to be governed under the all-powerful executive presidency in 1978.

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