Afghans overtake Syrians to become biggest asylum seekers in EU
  • Afghans overtake Syrians to become biggest asylum seekers in EU(21:20)

    New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Afghans lodged more than 17,000 asylum applications in the EU in September, up from 10,000 in August and nearly twice as many as Syrians. This made Afghanistan by far the main country of origin, which Syria had been for seven years until July, the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) said.

Taliban torture Afghan man to death for critical Facebook post
Afghans packed in pick-up trucks take dangerous journey to flee Taliban's repression
Lesson from Barbados - China's biggest target is Commonwealth
Over 200 Chinese companies may be kicked off US exchanges
  • Over 200 Chinese companies may be kicked off US exchanges(17:45)

    New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) If the US loses Chinese companies, Wall Street will gradually alienate itself from the world's most prosperous market and the US will no longer be the true global financial centre, Chinese state media claimed.

Blast rocks Kabul, no casualties reported
  • Blast rocks Kabul, no casualties reported(16:20)

    Kabul, Dec 4 (IANS) A bomb blast rocked Police District 4 of Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, on Saturday with no casualties confirmed, Interior Ministry spokesman Qari Sayed Khosti said.

Afghan security forces seize weapons from Panjshir province
US, EU express concern at China's 'problematic actions'
  • US, EU express concern at China's 'problematic actions'(19:04)

    New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The US and the European Union have expressed "strong concern" over what they said were Chinas "problematic and unilateral actions" in the disputed seas in the Asia Pacific, saying they would work together to manage their rivalry with Beijing, Al Jazeera reported.

Mob in Pak tortures, burns body of Sri Lankan export manager of a factory
Chinese Communist Party behind fake Uyghur accounts talking about happy life
China giant Didi to delist from NYSE after regulatory pressure
Mossad recruited Iranian scientists to blow up nuclear facility
Humanitarians distribute aid in Af, one of world's greatest emergencies: UN
WTA suspends all women's tennis tournaments in China (Ld)
Pak lawmaker claims smoking in women leading cause of rising divorce rate
Taliban signal early Islamic era of Saudi Arabia with diktat to stop work for congregational prayers
Facebook removes accounts of Chinese network which promoted fake Swiss Covid expert
Pak rushes over 5,000 cops to Gwadar on anti-riot duty
  • Pak rushes over 5,000 cops to Gwadar on anti-riot duty(16:55)

    New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Balochistan police have issued orders to send 5,500 police personnel to Gwadar from various other districts for maintenance of law and order and on anti-riot duties amid the weeks long protests there, the Dawn reported.

Clash at Afghanistan-Iran border a misunderstanding: Taliban
Blast heard in Kabul
  • Blast heard in Kabul(14:17)

    Kabul, Dec 2 (IANS) A blast was heard in Afghanistan capital Kabul on Thursday but no casualties have been confirmed.

In diplomatic setback to Taliban, UN panel fails to recognise its envoy
  • In diplomatic setback to Taliban, UN panel fails to recognise its envoy(12:22)
    By Arul Louis

    United Nations, Dec 2 (IANS) In a diplomatic setback to the Taliban, the permanent representative of the democratically-elected government of Afghanistan Ghulam Isaczai has received a temporary reprieve after the deadlocked credentials committee failed to act on the Islamic group's request to recognise its representative.