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Taiwan Prez Tsai visits naval base amid Chinese threats

KEELUNG(Taiwan), March 8: Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen visited a naval base on Monday to thank sailors and marines for their dedication to protecting the island amid renewed threats from China, vowing not to allow the loss of “any single inch” of territory. In remarks during her visit to the

PCB shuts offices after senior official tests positive for COVID-19

Karachi, March 8: The Pakistan Cricket Board on Monday decided to close down offices at its headquarters in Lahore after a senior official tested positive for COVID-19. The PCB decided to adopt a safety first approach soon after the official tested positive and asked its employees to work from home.

Harry, Meghan accuse UK royals of racism in Oprah interview

Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle claimed she felt alone fighting constant media speculation and "falsehoods perpetuated" by "the firm", her description for the British royal family, ever since her marriage to Prince Harry in 2018, in an explosive interview with Oprah Winfrey.

China & India should not ‘undercut’ each other, says FM Wang

China and India should stop “undercutting” each other, shed mutual “suspicion” and create “enabling conditions” by expanding bilateral cooperation to resolve the border issue, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Sunday.

Myanmar police fire on protesters in ancient former capital

Yangon, March 7: Police in Myanmar's ancient former capital, Bagan, opened fire Sunday on demonstrators protesting last month's military takeover, wounding several people, according to witness accounts and videos on social media. At least five people were reported wounded as police sought to break up the Bagan protest, and photos

Over 100 killed in Yemen clashes

Sanaa, March 7: Violent clashes erupted between Yemen's government forces and the Houthi militia in different areas of the country in the past 24 hours, claiming the lives of more than 100 people, according to a military official. The official told Xinhua news agency that "the escalating fighting rocked a

COVID-19 caused more mass trauma than WW-2: WHO

GENEVA, March 6: World Health Organization (WHO) officials have said that the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has caused more “mass trauma” than World War-II and warned of its lasting consequences. “The world has experienced mass trauma because World War-Two affected many, many lives,” WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said at a