Friday, August 17, 2018
Gunmen attack intelligence training centre in Kabul

REUTERS KABUL GUNMEN attacked an area around a security base and training centre for Afghanistan's intelligence service in the capital Kabul on Thursday, holding off security forces for hours before being killed. The ..

We were too slow to fight hate speech in Myanmar, says Facebook

REUTERS YANGON FACEBOOK has been"too slow"to address hate speech in Myanmar and is acting to remedy the problem by hiring more Burmese speakers and investing in technology to identify problematic content, the company said in a .. KARACHI KARACHI has been named among the least liveable cities in the world by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) — the research and analysis division of the Economist Group. The annual EIU survey ranks 140 cities on a ..

Geo News / Agencies ISLAMABAD THE Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) led by Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Thursday withdrew support for Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif's candidature for the post of Prime ..

AFP KATHMANDU A RECORD 807 climbers reached the summit of Mount Everest in May this year, officials confirmed on Thursday, capping a successful climbing season that also saw multiple other firsts. Unusually good weather on the roof ..

AFP DHAKA BANGLADESH police said on Thursday they have arrested nearly 100 people as they step up a crackdown after student protests that paralysed the capital. Dhaka and other cities were brought to a standstill for more than a week ..