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At least 41 people lost their lives when US-led foreign forces carried out separate drone strikes in Afghanistan’s embattled Eastern Province of Nangarhar, Press TV reports.
Chinese President Xi Jinping called for greater cooperation between Tehran and Beijing in political and diplomatic fields.
Saturday, 23 January 2016 15:52

Iran, China ink 17 cooperation agreements

High-ranking Iranian and Chinese officials in a meeting in Tehran on Saturday signed 17 documents and Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) to further broaden their mutual cooperation.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announced that he has conferred on ways to reinvigorate campaign against terrorist and extremist groups in the region in the meeting with his visiting Chinese counterpart …
Saturday, 23 January 2016 11:36

Malaysians rally against US-led trade deal

Thousands of Malaysians have rallied in the country’s capital against a United States-led trade agreement that is planned to involve the Southeast Asian country.
North Korea says it has detained a US university student who it said committed "a hostile act" against Pyongyang.
Pakistan is observing a day of national mourning in the wake of a terrorist attack on a university that claimed 21 lives in the restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
Authorities in Singapore have arrested 27 Bangladeshi workers and deported 26 of them on charges of supporting Takfiri terror groups, including ISIL and al-Qaeda.
Seven people were killed on Wednesday when a suicide bomber struck a minibus carrying employees of popular Afghan TV channel TOLO, just months after the Taliban declared the network a …
Armed assailants have killed three policemen in an overnight attack in Mali’s central town of Mopti, military sources say.
At least three people have lost their lives in a US assassination drone strike in Afghanistan’s Eastern Province of Nangarhar.
Nearly 300 cities in China failed to meet national standards for air quality last year, Greenpeace environmental group says.
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 09:23

China jails ex-party chief for fraud

A court has sentenced a former chief of China’s Communist Party from the northwestern city of Urumqi to 12 years in prison over corruption.
Filipino students and police have exchanged blows during a protest against the country’s new security deal with the United States.
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 07:41

Asian stock markets decline further

Asian stock markets decline further as concerns are growing over a slowdown in global economic growth and a relentless slide in oil prices.
Tuesday, 19 January 2016 17:21

Indonesia president seeks terror law review

Indonesia is considering a regulation that would prohibit its citizens from joining the ranks of Takfiri terrorist groups operating in conflict-ridden Iraq and Syria.
China records its lowest annual growth rate in a quarter century as fears grow over a sharper slowdown in the world economy.
A second round of four-country talks aimed at reviving peace negotiations with the Taliban began in Kabul on Monday, even as the insurgents wage an unprecedented winter campaign of violence …
A rocket landed near the Italian embassy in Kabul on Sunday, a police official said, a day before a meeting of Afghan and international officials aimed at laying the groundwork …
Sunday, 17 January 2016 09:19

Blast leaves 13 dead in east Afghanistan

At least 13 people have lost their lives and more than a dozen others sustained injuries when a powerful explosion struck Afghanistan’s embattled Eastern Province of Nangarhar.