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Great power rivalry: Should Iran choose China, Pakistan over India, US?

The three regional giants, Pak-China, and Iran with the three regional zones, South Asia, East Asia, and the Middle East have a pivotal role...
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G20 summit: Saudi Arabia under pressure to address human rights issues

Saudi Arabia has taken multiple steps to polish its tarnished image in advance of this weekend’s hosting of the virtual summit of the G20...
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Wife of former Korean K-Pop singer embraces Islam after him

The wife of a popular Korean YouTuber and former K-Pop singer, Daud Kim accepts Islam after him. Kim had announced her wife Mia had...
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Book review: Exploring the underemphasized reflections on BRI

Political scientists Alan Chong and Quang Min Pham bring with their edited volume, Critical Reflections on China’s Belt and Road Initiative (Palgrave MacMillan, 2020),...
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Trouble for India: Sri Lanka elects anti-India Rajapaksa brothers

Sri Lanka's ruling Rajapaksa brothers secured a two-thirds majority in a parliamentary election that will allow them to rewrite the constitution and increase their...
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Simmering Cauldron of South China Sea: Trump’s bullying antics

Washington especially with Trump, has a long record of bullying nations to meet its demands, changing regimes and of engaging in illegal wars of...
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Malaysia carries out inquisition of Al Jazeera journalists

Malaysian police Friday questioned five Australian journalists from Al Jazeera over a documentary about the plight of migrants which authorities have denounced as inaccurate,...
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Japan no longer the little brother obeying Washington’s orders?

Regional security in Northeast Asia underwent a jolt on Thursday with the announcement in Tokyo by Japanese Defense Minister Taro Kono that Japan would...
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Australian sentenced to death in China for drug trafficking

An Australian has been sentenced to death in China for drug trafficking, in a ruling that could further inflame tensions between Beijing and Canberra....
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Origin of Rohingya coronavirus: Myanmar or Bangladesh?

Bangladesh and Myanmar are at odds over the origin of two coronavirus cases confirmed among the latter’s Rohingya community.The dispute started when Myanmar’s Health...
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How Muslims are controlling the corona spread? Saudi, Iran, Singapore, Jordan vs Pakistan

The spread of Coronavirus has brought the whole world to an unruly apocalyptic regime. Today, no one can find the right balance between work...
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Mahathir losses the struggle: ex-interior minister becomes PM

Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad lost a power struggle Saturday with a little-known ex-interior minister to be the country's new prime minister in a shock twist...
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Is Mahathir returning again as Malaysia’s PM?

Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad put his name forward Saturday to return as premier with the backing of rival Anwar Ibrahim, as the old foes put...
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Mahathir resigns in a gloomy turn of events: PM Khan losses an ally

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad, at 94 the world's oldest leader, submitted his resignation to the king after a bid by his allies to...
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Thai mall shooting survivors tracked killer via CCTV

In a fourth-floor toilet of the Terminal 21 mall, shoppers jammed cubicle doors against the entrance to keep out a Thai soldier on a...
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Myanmar: A flawed investigation into human rights abuses against muslims

A Myanmar-appointed panel concluded Monday that some soldiers likely committed war crimes against its Rohingya Muslim community but the military was not guilty of...
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20k wannabe girlfriends willing to go to the moon with Japanese Billionaire

More than 20,000 women have applied to become Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa's girlfriend, according to streaming service AbemaTV. Maezawa will take the successful candidate...
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Tens of thousands face uncertainty as Philippine volcano spews lava

Taal volcano in the Philippines could spew lava and ash for weeks, authorities warned Tuesday, leaving tens of thousands in limbo after they fled...
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Finally rare concession from Thai King: Motorcades will no longer shut down Bangkok

Royal motorcades will no longer completely shut down Bangkok's roads, a rare concession by the unassailable Thai king to public opinion.King Maha Vajiralongkorn, 67,...
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Thai Airways starts operation from Islamabad to Bangkok

News Desk | Thai Airways International has resumed its operations from Lahore and Islamabad to Bangkok and beyond. The first flight of Thai Airways landed...
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18,000 alcohol bottles destroyed; Indonesia’s stern warning in Ramzan

AFP |About 18,000 bottles of bootleg alcohol were crushed by a steamroller in Muslim-majority Indonesia's capital Monday as police warned tipplers off booze during...
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Indonesia military chief ‘strongly believes’ crashed jet found

News Desk |The smashed fuselage of a crashed Indonesian jetliner may have been found, the country's military chief said on Wednesday, two days after...
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More body parts found from crashed Indonesian jet

News Desk |Indonesian search teams Tuesday recovered more remains at the site of a crashed Lion Air jet that plunged into the sea with...
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Indonesian Lion Air plane crashes into sea with 189 passengers, crew

News Desk |A brand new Indonesian Lion Air plane carrying 189 passengers and crew crashed into the sea, officials said, moments after it had...
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Indonesia tsunami toll crosses 1200 as govt tries to maintain order

AFP|More than 1,200 people are now known to have died in the quake-tsunami that smashed into Sulawesi, Indonesia said Tuesday, as police pledged to...
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Reunited Indonesian couple a rare ray of hope in quake zone

AFP |It was two agonising days of searches through makeshift morgues and hospitals before Azwan found his wife Dewi alive and well after she...
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Catalogue of abuse: seeking justice for the Rohingya

AFP |Cross-legged in a windowless, almost pitch-black bamboo shack, the investigator pressed record on a video camera and asked the young Rohingya woman to...
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Myanmar floods kill at least five, displace 54,000 people

AFP |Rising floodwaters have killed at least five people and forced tens of thousands from their homes across swathes of Myanmar, a government official...
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Thai military diver dies as window for cave rescue narrows

AFP |A former Thai military diver helping to rescue a young football team trapped inside a flooded cave drowned Friday as officials warned the...
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Waking up the neighbours: Indonesia’s Ramadan alarm clocks

AFP |Most of Jakarta is fast asleep at 2:00 am, but for Fajar Ramadan and his pint-sized comrades it's time to wake up the...

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KP minister blasts Bilawal for ex-FATA development remarks

Taimur Khan Jhagra, Khuber Pakhtunkhwa’s Health and Finance Minister, on Sunday took to Twitter to express how PDM parties have ignored Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP)...

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