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Japan bakes under scorching heat as mercury soars 40 degrees Celsius2022-08-03
Japan bakes under scorching heat as mercury soars 40 degrees Celsius
Pakistani gov't lifts ban on import of non-essential, luxury products2022-07-29
The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Pakistani government lifted a ban on the import of non-essential and luxury products imposed earlier in May, according to the country's Ministry of Finance on Thursday.
357 killed, over 400 injured as monsoon rains continue to batter Pakistan2022-07-29
At least 357 people were killed and over 400 were injured as heavy monsoon rains continued to batter Pakistan for more than five weeks, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said Thursday.
Sri Lanka's new president Ranil Wickremesinghe to be sworn in on Thursday2022-07-21
Ranil Wickremesinghe will take his oath as the President of Sri Lanka at the parliament complex on Thursday after his victory in a parliament vote to choose new president for the South Asian country earlier in Wednesday.
Sri Lanka's acting president declares state of emergency2022-07-18
Sri Lanka's acting President Ranil Wickremesinghe has declared a nationwide state of emergency with effect from Monday.
Sri Lanka's ruling party to nominate interim president for presidency2022-07-16
Sri Lanka's ruling party on Friday said they would nominate interim President Ranil Wickremesinghe to the presidency when the parliament elects a new president on July 20.
Sri Lankan president resigns, PM sworn in as interim president2022-07-15
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as interim president before the chief justice on Friday, following the resignation of Gotabaya Rajapaksa, according to the prime minister's office.
Constitutional amendment still a mirage despite sweeping election win for Japan's ruling bloc2022-07-13
Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and its coalition ally Komeito scored a sweeping victory in Sunday's upper house election, with the LDP alone securing the majority of contested seats, results confirmed Monday.
Sri Lankan president says to resign on July 132022-07-10
Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa informed the country's parliament speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena on Saturday that he will resign from office on July 13.
Former Japanese PM Abe confirmed dead: local media2022-07-08
Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is confirmed dead after being shot Friday by a gunman during a speech in the western city of Nara when campaigning for Sunday's upper house election, local media reported.
Assembly calls for recognition of Taliban2022-07-04
An assembly of religious leaders from across Afghanistan has appealed for international recognition of the Taliban government and the release of overseas assets that have been frozen by Western governments.
Pakistan to switch state-owned buildings to solar energy2022-07-03
Pakistan's task force on solar energy has decided to make all state-owned buildings in the capital to switch to solar energy, Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb said.
Death toll in India's massive landslide rises to 27, search operations continue2022-07-03
The death toll in the massive landslide in India's northeastern state of Manipur rose to 27 on Saturday, state-run broadcaster All India Radio said.
South Koreans hold anti-THAAD protest near presidential office2022-06-24
South Korean residents and peace activists who had protested against the deployment of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) rallied on Thursday near the presidential office in Yongsan district in central Seoul.
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