Louis Kuijs of Oxford Economics said in a report that “ugly growth numbers” in coming months are likely to prompt Beijing to ease lending controls
Amnesty International campaigner Samira Hamidi said a US drone strike days before the pullout wiped out 10 members of an Afghan family shows that the ICC "needs to revisit this decision"
Members of the China and Russia-led Shanghai Cooperation Organisation on Friday endorsed Iran's future membership of the bloc that already includes South Asian rivals India and Pakistan
China nukes NATO call to join nuclear arms control talks, cites bare minimum for 'national security'
NATO is urging China to join international efforts to limit the spread of nuclear weapons amid concerns that the country is rapidly developing missiles capable of carrying atomic warheads
Air pollution most lethal environmental problem yet fossil fuel projects get more funding: Clean Air Fund report
It also found that countries in Asia received over 80 percent of development aid to fight air pollution between 2015 and 2020.
Why did Afghanistan's army collapse almost without a fight? Exhaustion, abandonment & corruption are the culprits
An Afghan official said ministers were lying to President Ashraf Ghani about the ground situation so that they could keep their jobs and privileges. Another ex-government official said nobody at the top showed leadership
Western Union restarts money transfers to Afghanistan to ease financial burden on US-based Afghans' families
Remittances from Afghans living abroad are crucial for the impoverished country's economy and amounted to almost $789 billion last year, according to the World Bank.
Kamala Harris accuses China of coercion and intimidation in SCS; Beijing hits back, says US foreign policy 'selfish'
The US vice president is on a weeklong trip in Southeast Asia to assure its allies of US dependability following the Afghanistan debacle
The protests were the first demonstrations against the Taliban since the terror group seized the Afghan capital, Kabul
Lifting of the partial ban by the RBI to issue fresh credit cards is likely to aid heavyweight HDFC Bank and benchmark indices during the day
The fall of Zaranj came the same day as the head of the Afghan government's media information department was shot dead in Kabul in an attack claimed by the Taliban
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the death of Dawa Khan Menapal, with spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid saying 'he was killed in a special attack carried out by mujahideen'
On the occasion of the birth centenary of the maestro of Indian cinema Satyajit Ray, the ministry said the Directorate of Films Festivals will pay tribute to him through a "Special Retrospective" at the IFFI this time.
As reports indicate that the US will be able to wind up its 'forever war' in Afghanistan by this weekend, well ahead of the 11 September deadline, the question that arises is when will the war really be over
Rising sea levels serious threat to Asian cities, may put 15 mn people at risk by 2030: Greenpeace report
The report focuses on seven cities which are - Bangkok, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Jakarta, Seoul, Taipei and Manila.
The campaign has grassroots enthusiasm, and support from Democratic Congress members who sent a letter last month to Thomas Harker, acting secretary of the Navy.
Keen to avoid losing another summer of holiday revenue to COVID-19 pandemic, the EU and some Asian governments and the airline industry are scrambling to develop so-called vaccine passports
Savita, who plays as a goalkeeper, said the team has improved immensely in the last three years.
More than 400 large cities are at "high" or "extreme" risk due to a mix of pollution, dwindling water supplies, heat waves, natural disasters and climate change.
The top five plastic emitting countries are all located in Asia - the Philippines, India, Malaysia, China, and Indonesia.