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Cooperation trumps competition between China and India: envoy

China-India relations are a complex mix of cooperation and competition. As the two largest emerging economies, their ties are of great significance to regional stability and even global development.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/19 20:58:29

Indian government calls emergency meeting as Jet Airways grounds more flights

The Indian government on Tuesday called for an emergency meeting with Jet Airways management over grounding of flights, officials said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/19 19:44:10

NATO drone crashes near base in Afghanistan

A pilotless plane of the NATO-led Resolute Support (RS) coalition forces crashed in Afghanistan's eastern province of Parwan overnight, leaving no casualties, local police said on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/18 16:47:56

Afghan president leaves to visit United Arab Emirates

Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani left for United Arab Emirates (UAE) early on Sunday, the Afghan Presidential Palace said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/17 17:31:13

India, Pakistan discuss opening of pilgrimage corridor

The first meeting on modalities and draft agreement for facilitating Indian pilgrims to visit a pilgrimage site in Pakistan was held Thursday at Attari international border between the two countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/15 1:05:14

Cambodia launches national strategy on combating money laundering, financing of terrorism

Cambodia on Thursday launched a 5-year national strategy for combating money laundering and financing of terrorism (2019-2023), said a National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/15 1:00:14

3 killed, 30 injured as footbridge collapses in India

At least three people were killed and over 30 others injured Thursday evening after a footbridge collapsed in Mumbai, police said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/15 0:57:05

Pakistan softens, simplifies visa process to attract tourists, businessmen

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan launched the country's new online visa system here on Thursday to soften, simplify and quicken the visa process to facilitate visit by foreign tourists aand businesspeople.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/15 0:54:54

Women to take part as election looms

India's general election will take place in seven phases from April 11 to May 19, with Indian women expected to vote in large numbers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/14 21:38:43

Pakistan to establish business forum to tap CPEC's maximum potential

The Pakistani government has decided to establish a business forum to ensure the maximum participation of the country's business community in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects, Pakistani Minister of Planning, Development and Reform Khusro Bakhtiar said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/14 1:04:40

India, Pakistan troops exchange fire on Kashmir LoC

Troops of India and Pakistan Wednesday exchanged heavy fire and targeted each other's positions on the Line of Control (LoC), dividing Kashmir region, officials said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/13 20:35:39

Pakistan commits to easing India tensions: Bolton

White House national security adviser John Bolton said on Monday Pakistan's foreign minister has assured him Islamabad is committed to de-escalating tensions with India and dealing "firmly" with terrorists.
Source: Reuters | 2019/3/12 21:03:40

Chinese investment good for Cambodia: gov't spokesman, scholars

A Cambodian government spokesman and scholars said on Tuesday that Chinese investment is good for Cambodia since it has importantly contributed to economic growth and job creations for Cambodians.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/12 20:58:43

Taliban piles pressure on Afghan forces in Badghis

Taliban fighters have stepped up pressure on Afghan forces in the western province of Badghis, killing 20 soldiers and capturing 20, an official said on Tuesday, as the militants make advances even as they hold talks with the US officials.
Source: Reuters | 2019/3/12 20:23:40

Sri Lanka's tourist arrival grows 7 pct in February

Over 250,000 tourists arrived in Sri Lanka in February, posting a 7-percent growth year-on-year, statistics from Sri Lanka's Ministry of Tourism showed Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/11 17:47:58

Sri Lanka warns of extreme heat amid rising temperatures

Sri Lanka's Meteorology Department on Monday issued an extreme heat advisory as temperatures in several districts across the island country is expected to rise further in the coming days.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/11 17:46:48

Casualties of attack on Afghan gathering rise to 11 dead, 95 injured

The death toll of attacks on a gathering in Kabul on Thursday reached to 11 dead and 95 injured, a spokesman for Interior Ministry, Nasrat Rahimi said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/8 17:10:19

Several feared killed or injured after mortar attack in Afghan capital

Several people were feared killed or injured after a mortar attack on a gathering attended by high-ranking officials and politicians in the western part of Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday, authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/7 17:01:00