Pakistan's new premier Imran Khan has vowed to give citizenship to some Afghan refugees and Bengali immigrants, officials confirmed Monday, granting rights to many who have lived in the country for decades.
Pakistan's Imran Khan vows to give citizenship to some Afghans, Bengalis
North Korean's Kim Jong Un greeted Moon Jae-in with hugs and smiles on Tuesday as the South Korean president arrived in Pyongyang to discuss faltering talks on denuclearization and the prospect of officially ending the Korean War.
South Korea's Moon lands in Pyongyang for summit with North
South Korea says it is still negotiating with the US to obtain waivers from sanctions that ban purchases of oil from Iran.
Seoul says still discussing Iran waivers with US
A widely read Chinese newspaper says China will not be content only to play defense in an escalating trade war with the administration of US President Donald Trump.
China paper: Beijing won't play just defense in trade war with US
Hong Kong and southern China braced on Sunday as strong winds and heavy rain from Typhoon Mangkhut lashed the densely populated coast, a day after the biggest storm of the year left at least 36 dead in the northern Philippines, with dozens of others missing.
China, Hong Kong brace for Typhoon Mangkhut, as toll rises to 36
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is planning to hold talks with President Hassan Rouhani later this month in New York following the US reimposition of sanctions against Iran, a Japanese government source said on Sunday.
Japan PM planning talks with President Rouhani in NY
Typhoon Mangkhut lashed the northern Philippines with destructive winds and heavy rain that set off landslides and destroyed homes on Saturday, leaving at least 12 people dead and six missing, as southern China braced for the powerful storm.
Powerful typhoon lashes Philippines, killing at least 12
Malaysia's prime minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim said on Friday that it was time for him to return as a lawmaker, but reiterated his full support for the government led by his former foe-turned-ally Mahathir Mohamad.
Malaysia’s ex-deputy PM Anwar plans to return as legislator
South Korea launched its first ever missile-capable attack submarine on Friday, despite a recent diplomatic thaw with the nuclear-armed North.
South Korea launches first missile-capable submarine
The Pakistani Embassy in Tehran commemorated the country’s 53rd Defense Day with national fervor to pay homage to the indomitable courage of the Pakistan Armed Forces who fought valiantly in the 1965 war.
Defense Day of Pakistan commemorated in Tehran

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