Monday, September 21, 2015



China's top diplomat will visit the United States this week, the most senior Chinese official to do so since

'Nam’s killing organized by N Korean ministries'

South Korean intelligence believes suspects wanted for the murder of the half-brother of North Korea's leader included several officials

S Korea's oppositions threaten to indict Hwang

South Korea's main opposition parties threatened yesterday to impeach the country's acting leader after he refused to extend a

Gunmen kill seven in Sri Lanka

Attackers opened fire on a prison bus outside Colombo on Monday, killing five prisoners and two armed guards in

Air strike kills Taliban leader in Afghanistan

After having been declared dead several times in the past, a senior Taliban commander has been killed in an

Go cashless, be a soldier against graft, says Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi requested the nation to adapt digital payments system as weapon to eradicate corruption and

Malaysia welcomes Saudi King Salman

Malaysia welcomed Saudi Arabia's King Salman yesterday for the start of a rare, month-long Asian tour, where the monarch

BJP makes massive gains in Maharashtra civic polls

The BJP made massive gains in Maharashtra's municipal elections, allowing Indian Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to assert his No.

Malaysian airport safe to travel now

Malaysia yesterday declared its international airport a "safe zone" after completing a sweep of the terminal where the estranged

Road accident kills 16 in India

Sixteen people were killed and more than 50 injured when a truck carrying churchgoers overturned in a hilly region

Iraqi forces push deeper into western Mosul

US-backed Iraqi forces pushed deeper into western Mosul yesterday, advancing in several populated southern districts after punching through the

House fire kills four in Vietnam

A fire broke out early Sunday morning at a house in Vietnam's southern Binh Duong province, killing a couple

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Brides pose as they display their hands decorated with henna before taking their wedding vows during a mass marriage ceremony

'A horribly painful death'

It appears that Kim Jong Nam died a "horribly painful" death, killed by a poison that requires just a

Iran requests 950 tons uranium from Kazakhstan

Iran's nuclear chief said Saturday that the country had asked to buy 950 tones of uranium concentrate from Kazakhstan

North Korea evades international sanctions

North Korea is evading international sanctions with a sophisticated network of overseas companies, enabled partly by its continued access

India in shock over Kamsas hate crime

India has expressed shock after the fatal shooting of an Indian national in the US, amid reports that the

Protest as Duterte jails top critic in Philippines

More than 1,000 people took to the streets of Manila on Saturday to protest Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal

West Mosul breached as war on IS rages

Iraqi forces on Friday entered west Mosul neighborhoods, a key stronghold in the shrinking "caliphate" of the Islamic State

This Indian politician is like a Bond villain

Pratapgarh, in the election-bound northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, is one of the most backward districts in the

Suicide bomber kills 29 near Syria town

A suicide bomber killed 29 people, most of them rebels, on Friday near the Syrian town of Al-Bab, which

SL detains migrants bound for NZ

Sri Lanka on Friday arrested 18 people suspected of trying to leave the country illegally for New Zealand, a

Anti-Duterte senator Lima arrested on drug charges

One of the fiercest critics of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, Senator Leila de Lima, was arrested Friday morning. She

North Korea hits out at Malaysia's unfriendliness

North Korea has hit out at Malaysia's "unfriendly attitude" and warned it would "watch the future attitude of the

'China vows not to build in shoal'

Chinese President Xi Jinping promised Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte that Beijing would not build structures on a rocky outcrop

Japan's crown prince wishes to take throne

Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito has suggested he is ready to take on the duties of emperor from his father