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US says concerned about Myanmar’s silence over where Reuters journalists are being held

YANGON: The US embassy in Myanmar said on Friday it was concerned that there had been no word on the whereabouts of two Reuters journalists three days after they were detained, and that authorities had not allowed their families to visit them. Myanmar’s Ministry of Information said on Wednesday that the reporters, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, and two policemen, faced charges under the British colonial-era Official Secrets Act, though officials have since disclosed that they have not been charged. The 1923 law carries a…

VIDEO: ‘Unhappy’ man speaks to wife after 20 years of ‘awkward silence’

BEIJING: A Chinese man being dubbed ‘stubborn’ by some, spoke to wife after 20 years of epic sulk. The man was reportedly ‘upset’ with his spouse over a domestic issue. Although most couples have experienced a long and awkward period of silence after a row it is unlikely to compare to a husband and wife who have not spoken for two decades - but continue to live with each other. Otou Katayama, from Nara, southern Japan, continues to live with his three children and wife, Yumi, who perseveres in making conversation with…

PM Nawaz disappointed over US silence on Indian atrocities in Kashmir

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday expressed disappointment over silence of United States on atrocities being committed by India against Kashmiris. Chairing a high-level meeting in Islamabad to review foreign policy priorities of the country in the wake of recent developments in and around Pakistan and the emerging global and regional scenario, he expressed his disappointment over the complete silence in the US-India joint statement on the atrocities being committed by the Indian Security Forces against…

Bilawal concerned over silence of international community on Kashmiris’ carnage

KARACHI: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari termed the Indian terrorism in held Kashmir as attack on humanity expressing distress over the silence of international community on Kashmiris’ carnage by Indian armed forces. “Barbarism has been let loose on Kashmiri people with the beginning of holy month of Ramadan. Kashmiris are targeted by state terrorism for seeking their inalienable right to self-determination,” he said in a press statement. Read More: India clamps curfew across held Kashmir on…

WATCH: BJP lawmakers fall for Vinod Khanna death hoax

Veteran Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna hit the news headlines earlier this week after pictures of him in poor health started going rounds on the social media. The snaps were followed by rumours of his death. But some Indian ruling party lawmakers fell for the rumours of the actor’s death and went a step ahead by offering a two-minute silence for the veteran actor. Reportedly, before starting the party meeting, party General Secretary David Kharsati asked the members to hold a two-minute silence as a tribute to the departed…

VIDEO: Om Puri lashes out at ‘war-mongering’ Indians on live TV show

NEW DELHI: Veteran Indian actor Om Puri has blasted the Indian government for imposing ban on Pakistan artists in the country in the wake of recent border tensions. In a recent television interview, Mr. Puri faced strong backlash from the host of Indian TV show and other guests in the programme for stressing that ‘war is no solution’. When the host repeatedly crammed Mr. Puri with questions and didn’t provide him a space to answer and forced him to condemn the killing of Indian soldier along the border. The Indian actor…