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Feb 18, 2020
No shaking hands or public gatherings: Coronavirus effects religious gathering in South Asian countriesPrayers for the sick, finding a cure and the spread of the virus to come to an end are few public prayer requests given out by religious leaders.
Feb 15, 2020
Pakistan's strike at India's recent purchase of air defence system is misplaced, country has long benefitted from US aid and military equipmentAlleging that Pakistan had been harbouring terrorists, Trump slammed the previous US governments for supporting the country.
Oct 13, 2016
China's Xi Jinping visits ally Cambodia, will sign at least 30 cooperative agreementsChinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday began a two-day state visit to strong ally Cambodia, during which he will strengthen the already firm relationship and witness the signing of nearly 30 agreements.
Jan 15, 2016
Attacks in Jakarta confirm fears of home-grown Islamic State jihadists: AnalystsA "Paris-style" suicide strike on Jakarta confirmed Southeast Asian govts' worst fears that citizens returning from fighting alongside the Islamic State group in the Middle East could launch attacks at home.
Apr 07, 2015
Not Iran but Pak's growing nuclear arsenal is a bigger concern: New York TimesNoting that "Pakistan, with the world's fastest-growing nuclear arsenal, is unquestionably the biggest concern," in South Asia, leading US daily New York Times wants major powers to turn their attention towards it after finalising the Iran deal.
Nov 27, 2014
India-Pakistan friction threatens South Asia trade at 18th SAARC summitIndia and Pakistan hostilities threatened to scupper efforts by South Asian leaders to boost trade, throwing into doubt prospect of regional customs union.