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Upper Mustang Region Facing Food Crisis

According to report published in Dhaulagiri Journal of Sociology and Anthropology, the Upper-Mustang region of Nepal is facing severe to chronic food insecurity in terms...

East Timor Presidential Elections

East Timor's former parliament chief Francisco "Lu-Olo" Guterres has won the country's presidential election. Guterres secured 57 per cent of the vote. His closest rival,...

Chinese Army Participated in Pak Republic Day Parade

For the first time Chinese troops have participated in Pakistan’s Republic Day Parade. Pakistan Day commemorates March 23, 1940, when a resolution was passed to...

UN Statement on Myanmar Violence Blocked

China, backed by Russia, blocked a short U.N. Security Council statement on Myanmar. The U.N. human rights office accused the military of mass killings and...

Saudi Arabia and China Sign Several Agreements

Saudi Arabian King Salman visited China to deepen economic ties between the world’s biggest oil exporter and the world’s second-largest oil consumer. China and Saudi Arabia...

Japan Ends Peacekeeping Mission in South Sudan

Japan has ended its peacekeeping mission in troubled South Sudan after five years. Japan would not renew the mission after the current rotation returns in...

Pakistan Conducting Census After 19 Years

Pakistan is conducting a national census  or sixth housing and population survey for the first time in 19 years starting from March 15. The 70-day...

Pakistan Reopens Border with Afghanistan

Pakistan temporarily reopened two main crossings that had been closed after a wave of militant attacks. The Torkham and Chaman crossings were opened for nationals...

Deadly Clashes in Kokang Region in Myanmar

At least 30 people died during fighting in Laukkai between Myanmar army forces and armed fighters from ethnic groups. The attack targeted three Laukkai locations...

Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak Freed

Egypt's ex-President Hosni Mubarak has been released from detention after being cleared of inciting the killings of hundreds of protesters in 2011. He had been...

Somalia Gets New Cabinet

Somalia's new prime minister Hassan Ali Khaire has named a 26-strong cabinet. Hassan Ali Khaire, who was appointed to the post by President Mohamed...

Tuberculosis Deaths in Europe in News

Tuberculosis (TB) remains one of the great scourges in Europe and North America. In the European region alone, TB causes 49 new cases and kills 7...

USA Starts Deploying Anti-Missile System in S.Korea

USA has started deploying the first elements of its advanced anti-missile defence system in South Korea after North Korea's test of four ballistic missiles despite opposition...

Yemen: One of Worst Hunger Crises in World

According to analysis released by the United Nations and humanitarian partners, an estimated 17 million people in Yemen are hungry. Yemen is an Arab country...