KARACHI, April 18 (Bernama) -- Pakistan’s Finance Minister Asad Umar Thursday said he was going to resign, amid growing criticism on his economic policies, Anadolu Agency reported, quoting Umar’s tweet.
TAIPEI, April 18 (BERNAMA-NNN-CNA) -- A strong earthquake shook Taiwan at early Thursday afternoon, causing several injuries, damaging buildings and disrupting public transportation.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 (Bernama) -- China has never questioned the friendship and mutual trust with Malaysia under the new government led by Pakatan Harapan.
By Shakir Husain
NEW DELHI, April 18 (Bernama) -- The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has fielded bomb blast accused Pragya Singh Thakur as an election candidate to take on opposition Congress party veteran Digvijay Singh in the high-profile Bhopal constituency in central India.
ANKARA, April 18 (Bernama) -- Days ahead of his abdication, the outgoing Japanese monarch on Thursday paid his respects to the Shinto gods, Anadolu Agency reported, quoting local media.
PARIS, April 18 (Bernama) -- The Notre Dame cathedral in Paris will reopen in less than five years after a blaze ripped through the medieval building and destroyed its spire, Sputnik news agency reported, quoting French Culture Minister Franck Riester on Thursday.
MOSCOW, April 18 (Bernama) -- The next round of Jordanian-Russian-US talks on the situation in the Syrian Rukban camp for internally displaced person (IDPs) will be held in the near future, Sputnik news agency reported, quoting Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi.