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'A4 revolution' in China: Blank sheets of paper have become iconic in protests

'A4 revolution' in China: Blank sheets of paper have become iconic in protests

6 days ago
Beijing, Nov 28 (IANS) Blank sheets of paper have become an iconic item during the protests, which many now refer to as "white paper revolution", "blank sheet revolution" or "....
Indonesia relaunches multiple entry visa

Indonesia relaunches multiple entry visa

6 days ago
Jakarta, Nov 28 (IANS) Indonesia has relaunched the multiple entry visa which was deactivated amid the Covid-19 pandemic, a top official said on Monday.
Aus facing disastrous summer of extreme weather events: Study

Aus facing disastrous summer of extreme weather events: Study

6 days ago
Canberra, Nov 28 (IANS) Australia's climate council on Monday warned that the nation is facing a disastrous summer of extreme weather events.
Decision to become apolitical will help enhance Pak army's prestige: Gen Bajwa

Decision to become apolitical will help enhance Pak army's prestige: Gen Bajwa

6 days ago
Islamabad, Nov 28 (IANS) Pakistan's outgoing Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa believes that the armys decision to become "apolitical" will help enhance it....
Xi Jinping faces unprecedented dissent as protests grip China

Xi Jinping faces unprecedented dissent as protests grip China

6 days ago
Beijing, Nov 28 (IANS) Chinese Presdeint Xi Jinping on Monday faced unprecedented dissent after thousands of demonstrators protested in cities across the country over the week....
Some 460,000 people in Cambodia below poverty line due to Covid

Some 460,000 people in Cambodia below poverty line due to Covid

7 days ago
Phnom Penh, Nov 28 (IANS) Some 460,000 people in Cambodia have fallen below the poverty lin due to the Covid-19 pandemic, said a World Bank report released on Monday.
Clashes in Shanghai as protests over China's zero-Covid policy continue

Clashes in Shanghai as protests over China's zero-Covid policy continue

7 days ago
Shanghai, Nov 28 (IANS) Hundreds of demonstrators and police have clashed in Shanghai as protests over Chinas stringent Covid restrictions continued for a third day and spread....
Indian in dock for alleged $1.8mn fraud in Nigeria

Indian in dock for alleged $1.8mn fraud in Nigeria

7 days ago
Abuja, Nov 28 (IANS) An Indian national in Nigeria has been in the dock for allegedly committing a financial fraud to the tune of 816 million naira ($1.8 million).
Australia lowers terror threat level

Australia lowers terror threat level

7 days ago
Canberra, Nov 28 (IANS) For the first time in almost a decade, the Australian Security and Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) on Monday officially changed the country's terroris....
Pak stocks crash after sudden interest rate hike to highest since 1999

Pak stocks crash after sudden interest rate hike to highest since 1999

7 days ago
Islamabad, Nov 28 (IANS) The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) crashed at the opening bell on Monday in reaction to the State Bank of Pakistan's (SBP) unforeseen hike on November ....
Two students from Telangana drown in US lake

Two students from Telangana drown in US lake

7 days ago
Hyderabad, Nov 28 (IANS) Two students from Telangana died of drowning in a lake in the US state of Missouri.
Indo-Fijian lawyer may face jail for pointing out spelling error

Indo-Fijian lawyer may face jail for pointing out spelling error

7 days ago
Suva, Nov 28 (IANS) Prominent Indian-origin lawyer Richard Naidu has been found guilty of contempt and scandalising the court for pointing out a spelling error in a judgement.
Zelensky warns against new Russian strikes

Zelensky warns against new Russian strikes

7 days ago
Kiev, Nov 28 (IANS) After last week's large-scale Russian attack that disconnected Ukraine's all four nuclear power plants and other major power facilities from the grid, Pres....
China renews 2nd-highest alert for cold wave

China renews 2nd-highest alert for cold wave

7 days ago
Beijing, Nov 28 (IANS) China on Monday renewed an orange alert, the second highest, for a cold wave, forecasting massive temperature drops, winds, sandstorms, rains, and snow ....
Ecuador volcano registers new activity with gas emissions, ash fall

Ecuador volcano registers new activity with gas emissions, ash fall

7 days ago
Quito, Nov 28 (IANS) Gas and water vapour emissions, a low level of ash and an increase in seismic activity were recordedat the Cotopaxi volcano in Ecuador, according to officials.
Ethiopia's Tigray receives 1st humanitarian aid after peace accord

Ethiopia's Tigray receives 1st humanitarian aid after peace accord

7 days ago
Addis Ababa, Nov 28 (IANS) The Ethiopian government said the country's conflict-hit Tigray region hs received the first round of humanitarian aid after the recently-signed pea....
Al-Shabab terrorists storm Mogadishu hotel

Al-Shabab terrorists storm Mogadishu hotel

7 days ago
Mogadishu, Nov 28 (IANS) Al-Shabab terrorists have stormed the heavily fortified Villa Rosa Hotel in Mogadishu, police in the Somalian capital said, adding that there was no i....
S.Korean President's approval rating above 35% for 1st time in 4 weeks

S.Korean President's approval rating above 35% for 1st time in 4 weeks

7 days ago
Seoul, Nov 28 (IANS) South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol's approval rating rose to 36.4 per cent, surpassing the mid-30 per cent range for the first time in four weeks, a pol....
'Russian attacks on Ukrainian infrastructure amount to genocide'

'Russian attacks on Ukrainian infrastructure amount to genocide'

7 days ago
Moscow, Nov 28 (IANS) Ukrainian Prosecutor-General Andriy Kostin said that continued Russian attacks on critical infrastructure across the war-torn nation amount to genocide, ....
Canada to strengthen visa processing capacity in Delhi, Chandigarh

Canada to strengthen visa processing capacity in Delhi, Chandigarh

7 days ago
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) As a Pacific nation, Canada constituted an ambitious plan, which initially provides for an investment of nearly $2.3 billion over the next five years ....
Pakistan launches anti-polio vaccination drive to inoculate 13.5 mn children

Pakistan launches anti-polio vaccination drive to inoculate 13.5 mn children

7 days ago
Islamabad, Nov 28 (IANS) The Pakistani Health Ministry has launched the third anti-polio vaccination campaign of the year from Monday to vaccinate 13.5 million children under ....
Palestinian PM accuses Israel of seizing two-thirds of Palestine's groundwater

Palestinian PM accuses Israel of seizing two-thirds of Palestine's groundwater

7 days ago
Ramallah, Nov 28 (IANS) Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye has accused Israel of seizing two-thirds of the Palestinian groundwater and diverting it into its cities an....
Israel's Netanyahu signs coalition deal with 2nd far-right party

Israel's Netanyahu signs coalition deal with 2nd far-right party

7 days ago
Jerusalem, Nov 28 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party and far-right Noam party signed a coalition deal, moving Netanyahu one step closer t....
Israel launches national plan to preserve, develop ecological corridors

Israel launches national plan to preserve, develop ecological corridors

7 days ago
Jerusalem, Nov 28 (IANS) Israel's Ministry of Environmental Protection has announced a national plan to preserve and develop ecological corridors throughout the country.
Syria retrieves 35,000 stolen artifacts during 11-yr war: Official

Syria retrieves 35,000 stolen artifacts during 11-yr war: Official

7 days ago
Damascus, Nov 28 (IANS) Around 35,000 stolen Syrian artifacts have been retrieved by the authorities since the beginning of the 11-year war in Syria, an antiquities official.
Iranian parliament approves bill for Iran's accession to SCO

Iranian parliament approves bill for Iran's accession to SCO

7 days ago
Tehran, Nov 28 (IANS) The Iranian parliament has approved a bill for Iran's membership to the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), the semi-official Mehr news agency reported.
UNICEF hands over child-friendly classrooms to Bangladesh

UNICEF hands over child-friendly classrooms to Bangladesh

7 days ago
Dhaka, Nov 28 (IANS) The UNICEF has handed over 110 classrooms for 22 schools to the government of Bangladesh.
Commemorating 26/11, protests held in US against Pak-sponsored terrorism

Commemorating 26/11, protests held in US against Pak-sponsored terrorism

7 days ago
New York, Nov 27 (IANS) Commemorating the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks of 2008, protests were held across the US against Pakistan-sponsored terrorism.
11 killed, several injured in road accidents in Pakistan

11 killed, several injured in road accidents in Pakistan

7 days ago
Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed and several others injured on Sunday in two separate road accidents in Pakistan, local media reported.
Sunak's idea of restricting foreign students to UK could meet resistance

Sunak's idea of restricting foreign students to UK could meet resistance

7 days ago
London, Nov 27 (IANS) British Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak's reported plan to restrict foreign students to premier universities in the UK could meet resistance from his chancel....
ISPR censures 'campaign' against Gen Bajwa, family

ISPR censures 'campaign' against Gen Bajwa, family

7 days ago
Rawalpindi, Nov 27 (IANS) Pakistan's Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Sunday denounced the "nefarious campaign" maligning outgoing Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General ....
S.Korea President to announce roadmap for 'future space economy'

S.Korea President to announce roadmap for 'future space economy'

7 days ago
Seoul, Nov 27 (IANS) South Korea President Yoon Suk-yeol will announce a roadmap this week for a "future space economy," including plans to establish an aerospace agency simil....
Malaysian PM to use targeted subsidies to address high cost of living

Malaysian PM to use targeted subsidies to address high cost of living

7 days ago
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 27 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim announced on Sunday that his government will review its use of subsidies to better help those most in need.
Covid protests widen in China with calls for Xi Jinping to step down

Covid protests widen in China with calls for Xi Jinping to step down

7 days ago
Beijing, Nov 27 (IANS) Protests against Covid restrictions in China appear to have intensified in the wake of a fire which killed 10 people in an apartment block in Urumqi, lo....
Pashtun leader Mohsin Dawar stopped from travelling to Tajikistan

Pashtun leader Mohsin Dawar stopped from travelling to Tajikistan

8 days ago
Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) Pakistan's Federal Investigation Authority (FIA) on Sunday stopped Member of the National Assembly Mohsin Dawar at Islamabad airport while he was leav....
Imran Khan attempts to engage with new military leadership

Imran Khan attempts to engage with new military leadership

8 days ago
Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) PTI Chairman Imran Khan's ambiguous threat to quit the assemblies is actually an attempt to "stay politically relevant" and "an invitation for renewed....
5.4 magnitude quake hits Russia

5.4 magnitude quake hits Russia

8 days ago
Moscow, Nov 27 (IANS) A 5.4 magnitude quake hit Russia's Severo Kurlisk town on Sunday, as per United States Geological Survey (USGS).
Bilawal terms Imran's rally a face-saving flop show

Bilawal terms Imran's rally a face-saving flop show

8 days ago
Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman and Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that the Rawalpindi public meeting of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf ....
Iran's top leader says negotiation won't solve problems with US

Iran's top leader says negotiation won't solve problems with US

8 days ago
Tehran, Nov 27 (IANS) Iran's Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said that the country's problems with the US will not be solved through negotiation.
Palestinian president calls for backing soft resistance against Israel in West Bank

Palestinian president calls for backing soft resistance against Israel in West Bank

8 days ago
Ramallah, Nov 27 (IANS) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has called for backing the soft, peaceful, and popular resistance against Israel in the West Bank until Palestine a....