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Sri Lanka finance minister quits after ruling party candidate defeated in presidential poll

Sri Lankas Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera resigned from his post on Sunday saying he had lost the mandate after voters rejected the ruling party's candidate in a pr

Reuters 17 Nov 2019 4:37 pm

Shami leads rout, India pummel Bangladesh inside three days

India crushed Bangladesh by an innings and 130 runs inside three days after Mohammed Shami led the hosts' superb display of hostile seam bowling in the opening test in In

Reuters 16 Nov 2019 4:26 pm

Taliban shifted Western hostages as prisoner swap postponed-sources

A plan to swap two Western hostages with three Taliban prisoners has been postponed, an Afghan government official told Reuters on Friday, and Taliban sources said the gr

Reuters 15 Nov 2019 6:14 pm

Ex-atheist Hamza Ali Abbasi quits showbiz; to spread Islam

Islamabad [Pakistan]: Pakistani actor Hamza Ali Abbasi on Thursday announced his decision to quit showbiz. In a video shared by him on Twitter, Abbasi spoke about his jou

Siasat 15 Nov 2019 4:51 pm

How did Vodafone lose $7bn in India in just one quarter?

With more than a billion subscribers, India is one of the biggest mobile markets - what went wrong?

BBC 15 Nov 2019 3:03 pm

No deal to be made with India on Kulbhushan: Pakistan

Islamabad:Pakistan on Thursday denied any deal with Indian government on Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court

Siasat 14 Nov 2019 11:03 pm

'Plan B': Pakistan anti-government protesters leave capital to block roads countrywide

Anti-government protesters in Pakistan called off a two-week sit-in on the capital's main highway on Wednesday, but began what they called a Plan B aimed at crippling the

Reuters 13 Nov 2019 10:16 pm

Timeline: Sri Lanka's rocky history leading up to presidential election

Sri Lanka goes to the polls on Saturday at a time when the economy is growing at its slowest in 18 years, and the tourism industry is still reeling from militant bomb att

Reuters 12 Nov 2019 4:48 pm

Singapore looks to plug data gap in fintech investments

Monetary Authority of Singapore has joined hands with Deloitte and S&P Global Market Intelligence in efforts to build a 'research platform', so investors and financial in

ZDNet 12 Nov 2019 10:09 am

IMF to release second tranche of $6 billion Pakistan loan package

Pakistan's fiscal deficits are narrowing, the IMF said on Friday as it announced it would release the second tranche of its $6 billion financial assistance programme to t

Reuters 11 Nov 2019 9:14 pm