BEIJING/ ISLAMABAD: China, Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to step up cooperation on counter-terrorism. A spokesperson of the Chinese Foreign Ministry Hua Chunying said this in Beijing on Thursday. He said this agreement came during Trilateral Vice-Ministerial consultation on counter-terrorism and security among China, Pakistan and Afghanistan held in Beijing. Read More: Pakistan, China agree to continue efforts for peace in Afghanistan Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister Li Huilai, Pakistani Foreign Ministry…
BAGHDAD: Islamic State is losing a battle against forces arraigned against if from many sides in Iraq and Syria and the focus would turn to stabilizing cities seized back from them, the U.S. envoy to a coalition fighting the group said on Saturday.
BEIJING: Some local governments in China's unruly far western region of Xinjiang are stepping up controls on the Islamic faith followed by the Uighur people ahead of Ramazan, including making officials swear they will not fast.
KATHMANDU: Nepalese soldiers and villagers dug through snow mounds in a remote hamlet on Wednesday in search of scores of bodies of villagers and trekkers believed to be buried in an avalanche set off by last month's devastating earthquake, officials said.