Monday, September 21, 2015



The only son of fugitive former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has been formally charged with money-laundering, the

Delhi shuts power plant

India's environmental watchdog shut down a coal-fired power plant and banned the use of diesel generators in New

Maryam meets Shahbaz, Hamza amid rumours

The Sharif family scions Maryam Nawaz and Hamza Shahbaz sat on Tuesday face to face for the first time

Life is much worse under Kim Jong-un

A North Korean woman who was trafficked and sold as a bride to a Chinese man has said

Tibetans protest at China Embassy in India

Members of the Tibetan Youth Congress have protested at the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi as China's ruling

Malala trolled for wearing jeans, heels at Oxford

Women rights activist Malala Yousafzai is the latest victim of trolls. 

New era for China’s Communists: Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping opened a critical Communist Party Congress on Wednesday with a

China to take 70% stake in Myanmar port

China has agreed to take a 70 percent stake in a strategically important sea port

China begins huge Communist meeting

China's biggest political event, the Communist Party congress, has begun in Beijing under tight

254 Pakistani MPs barred entering Assembly

Eighty-four lawmakers were barred from attending the session of Punjab Assembly on Tuesday, a day after the Election

Duterte says Marawi is militant-free

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared the southern city of Marawi liberated from pro-Islamic State militants on Tuesday, although

'Taj Mahal built by sweat of Indians'

The Taj Mahal was "built by the blood and sweat of Indians", Yogi Adityanath said yesterday, tackling a

Iraqi forces seize more territory against Kurds

The Baghdad government recaptured territory across the breadth of northern Iraq from Kurds on Tuesday, widening a sudden

Japan PM Abe sends offering to war shrine

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Tuesday sent a ritual offering to a controversial war shrine which China and

Pakistan EC suspends 261 lawmakers

More than 260 lawmakers in Pakistan, including ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif's son- in-law, were

Pakistan fails again, uses wrong picture to promote tourism

In what might have caused a big embarrassment to

Islamic State Southeast Asia head killed in Philippines

The head of the Islamic State group in

Ex Vietnam MP jailed for stealing $16 mn housing deposits

A former Vietnamese lawmaker has been sentenced to life in prison for fraudafter she pocketed $16 million in

US, Japan agree to maximize diplomatic pressure on N. Korea

U.S. and Japanese diplomats have agreed to maximize pressure on North Korea to resolve

North Korea says 'a nuclear war may break out any moment'

North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador warned Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula

China to deploy huge army against N Korea

Photos have emerged of new construction in China, which experts believe could be part of a contingency plan

Iraqi forces seize territory from Kurds in Kirkuk

Iraqi forces clashed with Kurdish fighters Monday near the disputed city of Kirkuk, seizing a key military base

Israel strikes Syrian anti-aircraft battery

Israel's military said Monday it carried out an air strike on an anti-aircraft battery in Syria east of

Imran backtracks on GBP 100 thousands statement

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan submitted more documents in the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday, taking a

Taj built by traitors: BJP's Sangeet

The world-renowned Taj Mahal has been dragged into an ugly political row after its exclusion from an Uttar

Philippines to crush pro-IS groups

The Philippines' military chief vowed no letup on Monday in hunting down and destroying extremist groups loyal to

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