Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Team of China – Dongfeng Race Team wins at the Victoria Harbor in the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18

Hong Kong, China, Jan.31, 2018 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/–

Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 from Melbourne to Hong Kong has finished, seven teams arrived in Hong Kong, China. The Team of China – Dongfeng Race Team finally took the second …

Karachi becomes conducive place for investment: Zubair

Ambassador of France Marc Barety called on Governor Sindh Muhammad Zubair in Karachi on Wednesday.

The Governor said after restoration of peace, Karachi has become conducive place for investment.

He invited investors from France to take advantage of it.

He …

French president misunderstands Turkey’s cross-border offensive: Turkish PM

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says the French president has a flawed understanding of Turkey’s cross-border offensive in northwestern Syria.

The Turkish premier spoke during a joint news conference with visiting Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri in response to comments …

Afghan Spy Chief, Interior Minister Make Surprise Pakistan Visit

ISLAMABAD Top Afghan security officials have made a surprise visit to Pakistan, to discuss mutual cooperation with civilian and military leaders following a series of deadly Taliban and other militant attacks in Afghanistan.

The visit Wednesday took place hours after …

Hong Kong votes to ban ivory sales to end infamous trade

Hong Kong voted to ban ivory sales in a landmark move on Tuesday to end the infamous trade in the city.

Lawmakers overwhelmingly voted for the bill that will abolish the trade by 2021, following on the heels of China’s …

Strong Earthquake in Afghanistan Kills Girl in Pakistan

A young Pakistani girl was killed Wednesday by a strong earthquake that struck several thousand kilometers away in northeast Afghanistan.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the epicenter of the 6.1 magnitude quake was located about 35 kilometers south of Jarm …