KARACHI (Dawn/ANN) - The Pak-Afghan border crossing at Chaman, Balochistan, has been closed by Pakistani authorities since Afghan protesters burnt this country’s flag and reportedly vandalised the Friendship Gate at the crossing on August 18.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (The Straits Times/ANN) - Protesters rally in KL for arrest of unnamed govt official implicated in state fund scandal.
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Singapore still pushing for a 'no haze' situation and total prevention of hot spots: Masagos.
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - This is not the first case of Zika here. In May this year, a 48-year-old permanent resident was thought to have caught the virus on a business trip to Sao Paulo in Brazil.
DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - Undoubtedly, there is a quarter that wants to project our polity as one that is predisposed to becoming a wellspring of violence, unless it is somehow suitably moulded and rounded-up to accommodate and live with modernity.
DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - PM Hasina slams critics and environmentalists who have been rallying against the coal-based plant near the world's largest mangrove forest.