Pakistan

Pakistani PM says ‘no doubt’ that India was behind stock exchange attack

Pakistani PM says ‘no doubt’ that India was behind stock exchange attack

Published 30/06/2020

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan told parliament on Tuesday he had no doubt that India was behind an attack on the stock [more…]

China set to complete Beidou network rivalling GPS in global navigation

China set to complete Beidou network rivalling GPS in global navigation

Published 12/06/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese Beidou navigation network will be complete this month when its final satellite goes into orbit, giving China greater independence from [more…]

Move over James Bond- India returns alleged bird spy to Pakistan

Move over James Bond- India returns alleged bird spy to Pakistan

Published 29/05/2020

SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - Indian police have released a pigeon belonging to a Pakistani fisherman after a probe found that the bird, which had flown [more…]

Asia’s mosques deserted as coronavirus keeps Ramadan faithful away

Asia’s mosques deserted as coronavirus keeps Ramadan faithful away

Published 27/04/2020

(Reuters) - It is a Ramadan like never before for Muslims across Asia as mosques that would normally be packed for prayers are deserted and [more…]

India, Pakistan plan to restart some economic activity during coronavirus lockdown

India, Pakistan plan to restart some economic activity during coronavirus lockdown

Published 13/04/2020

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - India and Pakistan are planning to partially open up some parts of the economy, officials in the two countries said on [more…]

Crowded, poor South Asia sees steady rise in coronavirus cases

Crowded, poor South Asia sees steady rise in coronavirus cases

Published 16/03/2020

ISLAMABAD/KABUL (Reuters) - Health authorities across South Asia reported rising tallies of coronavirus cases on Monday, raising the prospect of rapidly spreading outbreaks overwhelming poor [more…]

Switzerland files criminal complaint over Crypto spying scandal

Switzerland files criminal complaint over Crypto spying scandal

Published 01/03/2020

VIENNA (Reuters) - The Swiss government has filed a criminal complaint over the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency’s alleged use of a cryptography company as a [more…]

Afghanistan confirms first case of coronavirus from three suspected

Afghanistan confirms first case of coronavirus from three suspected

Published 24/02/2020

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan on Monday identified the country’s first case of coronavirus as reported cases outside China jump. Ferozuddin Feroz, the minister of public [more…]

‘Mr and Ms Valentine’: Afghanistan celebrates with roses and fashion

‘Mr and Ms Valentine’: Afghanistan celebrates with roses and fashion

Published 14/02/2020

KABUL (Reuters) - After a busy afternoon walking the catwalk in a luxury hotel in Kabul on Friday, Salma Hussaini was named Afghanistan’s first “Ms [more…]

As coronavirus misinformation spreads on social media, Facebook removes posts

As coronavirus misinformation spreads on social media, Facebook removes posts

Published 01/02/2020

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc (FB.O) said it will take down misinformation about China’s fast-spreading coronavirus, in a rare departure from its usual approach [more…]