BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - Max Baucus said the United States and China need to settle their differences so that they can cooperate on a wide range of important issues.
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) -The Supreme Court of India in a landmark judgment no so long ago described certain institutions of India as ‘integrity institutions.’ Most important of these was the Election Commission of India, followed by the judiciary.
BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - National legislators suggested legalising euthanasia during a review of a draft amendment to the civil law by China’s top legislative body on Sunday. It would give patients nearing the end of life more choices.
BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy turned 70 on Tuesday. It is a time for reflecting on its beginning and how over the past seven decades it has overcome numerous difficulties to grow into a modern naval force. It is also a time when the country’s resolve to build the PLA Navy into a world-class force can be consolidated.
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Indonesia has registered a vote for continuity, a triumph of the incumbent. President Joko Widodo is poised for a comfortable victory over the former special forces commander, Prabowo Subianto, by nine percentage points.
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The burst of (planted and motivated) stories by a section of the Western media to negate the shooting of a US-made F-16 Falcon by an IAF pilot flying an “inferior” MiG-21 Bison is neither surprising nor unexpected. It’s but natural; at least to this author. Why? What’s the reason?
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Monday said that India has shared all evidences of terrorist activities of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and its chief Maulana Masood Azhar with China regarding the terrorist leader’s 1267 listing.
JAKARTA/PADANG/MEDAN (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Thousands of polling stations across Indonesia are expected to hold revotes to make up for technical glitches that reportedly caused problems in dozens of provinces nationwide.
LAHORE, Pakistan (DAWN/ANN) - Hospital wards can be like a house of horrors — no windows to breathe, nobody to talk to and nobody to allay any fears.
QUETTA, Pakistan (DAWN/ANN) - A state loyal to its citizenry would take much less to understand that Hazaras will only be safe when everybody is safe.