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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Russia this week for a meeting with President Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin

Thailand sets October 26 for late king's cremation

Thailand will hold the cremation for its late king Bhumibol Adulyadej on October 26, the junta announced Tuesday, a

Duterte says he would eat a terrorist's liver

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is known for boasting about outrageous violence, but on Monday he went full Hannibal Lecter.

Iraq retake large Mosul neighborhood from IS

Iraqi forces retook full control of one the largest neighborhoods of west Mosul Tuesday from the Islamic State group

Learn from Bangladesh on development: Pranab Mukherjee

Indian president Pranab Mukherjee  advised resource-rich Jharkhand and Bihar to learn lessons from Bangladesh

Pakistan executes four militants: Military

Pakistan on Tuesday hanged four militants involved in attacks on civilians, police and troops after they were convicted by the

Roadside bomb kills 9 in Pakistan

A Pakistani local government official says a roadside bombing has hit

China converting coal would help its climate expense

China's conversion of coal into natural gas could prevent tens of

US sanctions hundreds of employees of Syrian research center

The United States on Monday blacklisted 271 employees of a Syrian government agency it

US submarine makes S Korea port call, North remains defiant

A nuclear-powered U.S. submarine made a port call in South Korea on Tuesday in

'Army to play role in JIT for probe over Panama case'

The army on Monday in a Corps Commanders' Conference pledged that the institution through its members in the JIT

Xi urges 'restraint' on North Korea as US carrier nears

Chinese President Xi Jinping urged restraint on North Korea in a phone call with Donald Trump Monday, as Japan

Is Rajinikanth the next President of India?

Several circles in both Delhi and Tamil Nadu is abuzz with the news that the super-star also known as

Afghan defense chief quits after Taliban attack

Afghanistan's defense minister and army chief of staff resigned on Monday after the deadliest ever Taliban attack on a

Al-Qaida leader tells fighters to prepare for long Syria war

Al-Qaida's leader has urged his followers and all militants in Syria to unite ranks and prepare for protracted jihad,

Maoist rebels kill 24 Indian soldiers

Modi asks for January-December as fiscal year

Prime Minister Narendra Modi made another pitch on Sunday for holding simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state assemblies

Afghan defence minister, army chief resigned

The Afghan defence minister and his army chief resigned Monday, days after a Taliban attack at a military base in

N Korean university names detained US citizen

A North Korean university has named the US citizen detained on Saturday as Kim Sang-duk, also known as Tony Kim.The

BSF guns down Bangladeshi youth

A Bangladeshi youth was shot dead by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) at

Dinajpur boiler blast death toll 12

Eight more people, who suffered burn injuries in a boiler explosion at a

'N Korea ready to strike US aircraft carrier'

North Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier

KSA restores civil, military allowance

Saudi Arabia's King Salman issued a royal decree on Saturday restoring financial allowances for civil servants and military personnel

Mamata, Kejriwal skip NITI Aayog's meeting

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal skipped the day-long Niti Aayog's Governing Council

'Iran elections have got history of dark horses'

Election season is under way in Iran and the rumor mill is in overdrive as the public tries to

N Korea ready to strike US aircraft carrier

N Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a US aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might,