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US Peace Envoy to Afghanistan lands in Beijing to meet Taliban Leaders

Zalmay Khalilzad, the US Peace Envoy to Afghanistan lands in Beijing

Zalmay Khalilzad, the US Peace Envoy to Afghanistan Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad, also known as US Peace Envoy to Afghanistan is in Beijing to meet Taliban Leadership The U.S. Foreign Secretary Office, on Wednesday, released a statement that the American Peace Envoy to Afghanistan is in Beijing for latest rounds of talks with Taliban. Zalmay Khalilzad, the US Peace Envoy to

Japan to Resume Commercial Whaling after 30 Years

Japan to resume whaling from July 1, 2019

Japan to resume whaling from July 1, 2019 Japan will resume whaling from July 1, soon after the conclusion of the G20 summit. Environmentalists have urged world leaders to speak up against the decision The Japanese ships shall head towards the coastal waters on 1st July after its announcement to leave the International Whaling Commission (IWC) on 30th June six months earlier The decision to

Former Pakistani President Arrested Amid Long-Standing Corruption Charges

Ex Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari arrested under money laundering charges

Ex Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari arrested under money laundering charges Pakistan’s former President, Asif Ali Zardari has been arrested under high-profile money laundering charges. Zardari has denied all allegations Former President of Pakistan, Asif Ali Zardari was arrested on Monday. The arrest came soon after a court rejected his bail application in a high-profile money laundering case. Zardari is the husband

Taiwan Becomes First Asian Nation to Legalise Same-Sex Marriage

Same- Sex Marriage

Taiwan’s Parliament passed a landmark bill on Friday, making the nation the first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage The Taiwanese Parliament passed a bill that legalised same-sex marriage across the nation on Friday. It has now become the first country in Asia to do so. In 2017, a constitutional court of the East Asian nation ruled in favour of same-sex

Japan And Vietnam Defence Ministers Seek To Peacefully Resolve South China Sea Issue

South China Sea Issue

In a meeting held at Hanoi, the defence ministers of Japan and Vietnam agreed to resolve the territorial claim disputes in South China Sea, Japanese ministry officials said. The defence ministers of Vietnam and Japan have confirmed to work peacefully together to tackle China’s rapid expansion in the South China Sea. The statement came after both the countries held an official

Maldives Elections: Ex-President Nasheed Marks Landslide Victory

Mohammad nasheed

Maldives Ex-President made a dramatic return to the national parliament while leading his Maldivian Democratic Party to a two-thirds majority With a promise to end corruption and pull the country up after months of distress, Maldives Ex-President, Mohammed Nasheed successfully led his party to a decisive parliamentary win. Nasheed’s political party, Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) secured more than two-thirds seats

Forty-Eight Years of Bangladeshi Independence

Bangladeshi capital city of Dhaka

On March 26, 1971, East Pakistan made its first declaration of independence from Pakistan, marking the start of the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971. The war ended with the surrender of West Pakistan. The subsequent independence led to the establishment of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. Today, the nation stands as a resilient player in Asia, with a growing economy

Satellite Images Indicate Reconstruction of North Korean Launch Site

Reports suggest reconstruction of North Korean launch site

Following the underwhelming results of the US-North Korea Summit in Hanoi last week, the nuclear-powered Asian nation is now being alleged of rebuilding its Sohae launch site. Satellite images suggest rapid reconstruction on the site that began mid-February    North Korea is now being alleged of rebuilding its Sohae rocket launching station, previously dismantled as a sign of cooperation post the

Lowest Growth Target for China Since 1990  

Chinese Premier, Li Keqiang says “tough struggle” awaits China amid slowing economic growth

The world’s second largest economy, People’s Republic of China, has now set its lowest growth rate target since 1990, estimated at 6.0% to 6.5%. Chinese Premier, Li Keqiang, has affirmed that the country needs to be prepared for a “tough struggle” While addressing the National People’s Congress on Tuesday, Chinese Premier, Li Keqiang asserted, “We will face a graver and

India, China Leading Contributors in Global Greenery: NASA Study

NASA satellite data reveals the Earth is greening, with China and India jointly responsible for a third of the increase.

The world is getting greener and India, China are the leading contributors, revealed a recent study based on NASA satellites India and China are leading contributors to the increasing global greenery, says a study published this Monday, based on NASA satellite data analysed by researchers across the world. The massive tree plantation programmes and agriculture intensive economies are two of

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