Keeping lights off: Undocumented Afghans go underground in Pakistan

By Ariba Shahid and Mohammad Yunus Yawar KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) – After living in Pakistan for years, thousands of Afghans have gone into hiding to escape a government order to… Read more

China sends top envoy to Russia for security talks

China’s top diplomat Wang Yi is visiting Russia for security talks, as Moscow seeks continued support for its war on Ukraine. A close ally of Moscow, Beijing is accused of… Read more

Pakistan police widen Sara Sharif family search

Pakistan police have said they are widening the search for the family of Sara Sharif – the 10-year-old girl found dead at her home in Surrey. Sara’s body was discovered… Read more

Lawyer who called Pakistan army ‘terrorists’ bailed

A prominent Pakistani human rights lawyer who was arrested on terror charges has been granted bail. Imaan Mazari-Hazir was arrested by plain-clothed officers who entered her home at about 0330… Read more

War crimes by Myanmar’s military ‘more frequent and brazen’, UN probe finds

GENEVA (Reuters) – War crimes committed by Myanmar’s military, including the bombing of civilians, have become “increasingly frequent and brazen”, a team of United Nations investigators said in a report… Read more

Mori unveils Tokyo’s tallest office tower, testing post-COVID demand

By Rocky Swift TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Mori Building unveiled Tokyo’s tallest office tower on Tuesday, part of a sprawling business and residential complex that aims to capitalise on an… Read more

Afghan refugees moved out of hotels now homeless

Afghan families given refuge by the UK are facing homelessness after being told by the government to move out of hotels, councils have told the BBC. The families, many of… Read more

Pakistan army ‘petrified’ of elections: Imran Khan

Pakistan’s former prime minister Imran Khan has told BBC Hardtalk the military is petrified of an election, which is expected to take place later this year. He alleged that “fascists”… Read more

Rescuers retrieve six bodies from flooded South Korea underpass

CHEONGJU, South Korea (Reuters) – The bodies of six people trapped in a tunnel submerged by heavy rains in central South Korea were retrieved on Sunday, firefighting authorities said, taking… Read more

ASEAN foreign ministers repeat condemnation of Myanmar violence

By Kate Lamb and Stanley Widianto JAKARTA (Reuters) -Southeast Asian foreign ministers on Thursday reiterated condemnation of ongoing violence in Myanmar, as an intensifying conflict there tests the unity of… Read more
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