Asia

Afghanistan: Rival leaders Ghani and Abdullah in power-sharing deal

 KABUL, May 19 (NNN-AGENCIES) — Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani and his rival Dr Abdullah Abdullah have signed a power-sharing deal, ending months of…

Covid-19: US Pres Trump calls WHO ‘puppet of China’

WASHINGTON, May 19 (NNN-AGENCIES) — President Donald Trump attacked the United Nations health body as a Chinese “puppet” on Monday…

Bomb kills six, wounds four in southwest Pakistan

QUETTA (Pakistan), May 19 (NNN-AGENCIES) — Six paramilitary soldiers were killed and four wounded in Pakistan’s restive southwestern province of…

Four dead after earthquake in southwest China

BEIJING, May 19 (NNN-AGENCIES) — Four people were killed and another 23 injured when an earthquake shook southwestern China’s Yunnan…

Jacinda Ardern surges in polls on Kiwi virus success

WELLINGTON, May 19 (NNN-AGENCIES) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s success containing coronavirus has driven an extraordinary popularity surge…

Covid-19: China vows to make coronavirus vaccine a ‘global public good’ once ready

GENEVA, May 19 (NNN-AGENCIES) — China would make any coronavirusvaccine it developed a “global public good” once it was put…

Bangladesh orders preparedness as coastlines embraces for cyclone

DHAKA, May 19 (NNN-BSS) — Bangladesh authorities orderedintensified preparedness as the southern coastlines visibly brace for acyclone called Amphan feared…

Covid-19: 100 countries want a probe into handling of coronavirus

GENEVA, May 19 (NNN-AGENCIES) — China has been trying to avoid the fallout from coronavirus. Now 100 countries are pushing…

Cyclone Amphan Likely To Intensify Into Cyclonic Storm In India

NEW DELHI, May 18 (NNN-PTI) – The India Meteorological Department (IMD) today warned that cyclone Amphan was likely to intensify…

Covid-19: WHO kicks off international meet amid US-China tensions

GENEVA, May 18 (NNN-AGENCIES) — The World Health Organization on Monday kick off its first ever virtual assembly, but fears…