Sunday, December 17, 2017
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India threatens of revenge against Pakistan over soldiers’ death

NEW DELHI: The Indian Army has vowed revenge against Pakistan for killing and mutilating two Indian soldiers while patrolling the Kashmir border. Indian army accused...

Capital flight costs Bangladesh over $61 billion since 2005

DHAKA: Illicit cash outflows from the country has cost Bangladesh as much as $61.63 billion between 2005 and 2014, according to a report released by the...

Trump and the art of deal in Afghanistan

NEW YORK: The US President Donald Trump is faced with the task of making a decision on how to make Afghanistan great again using...

China bans Islamic names among its Muslims

HONG KONG: The government of China has reportedly banned the nation's Muslims from giving their children Islamic names that it deems too radical. A list...

India not happy with Australia’s scrapping of 457 visa

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a telephone call with the Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has voiced his reservations about the Australia's decision...

Huge landslide kills six in Sri Lanka

A rubbish dump landslide in Sri Lankan capital Colombo has killed at least six people and injured 11, hospital sources said on Friday. Emergency workers...

US drops the biggest bomb on IS in Afghanistan

KABUL: The United States (US) military dropped the world's most powerful non-nuclear bomb on Islamic State (IS) hideouts in Afghanistan on Thursday, according to...

Malala gets honorary Canadian citizenship

OTTAWA: Nobel Peace laureate and girls education advocate Malala Yousafzai is on a visit to Canada to receive her honorary citizenship and address the country's...

India offers $10 billion investment, $5 billion loan to Bangladesh

NEW DELHI: India will invest up to $10 billion in Bangladeshi sectors including infrastructure and medicine and will provide $5 billion in loans, including...

Silk Road revival begins with first train from London to China

LONDON: The journey to connect London to China by reviving the old silk road  under China's One Belt, One Road initiative started with the first...

OPINION

Selfies lead to mental health issues

KABUL: Selfie is a self-portrait photograph, typically taken with a digital camera or smartphone held in the hand or supported by a selfie stick....