Monday, September 21, 2015



Indians have reacted angrily after the health minister from Assam state said cancer "is divine justice" caused by

'S Korea to honor pledges on Thaad deployment'

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has used the Chinese saying "commitments must be honored" in urging Seoul to

Australia urges strong US engagement in Asia

Australia called on Thursday on the United States to build a strong presence in Asia and bolster ties

Police must return to drug war: Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has called on police to once again take the lead role in his deadly

'Child marriage' bill stirs outrage in Iraq

A proposal in Iraq's parliament to scrap the minimum age for Muslim girls to marry has stirred outrage

Iraq launches final sweep to flush out IS

Iraqi forces launched a sweep through the western desert to flush out remaining Islamic State group fighters on Thursday,

'Like chilies in my nose:' Coping with Delhi's toxic smog

India's capital has been choking under a thick layer of smog this month

'Child marriage' bill stirs outrage in Iraq

A proposal in Iraq's parliament to scrap the

China wants close ties to Myanmar military

China wants closer ties with Myanmar's military to help protect regional peace and security,

Nine killed in apartment blaze in north Taiwan

Nine people were killed and two others slightly injured in a blaze Wednesday

Communist peace talks canceled by Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has canceled all future peace talks with communist rebels waging one of Asia's longest insurgencies,

'Indonesian forces to stop virginity tests'

Indonesia's military and police continue to perform abusive virginity tests on female recruits three years after the World Health

China respects Mugabe's decision to resign

China said on Wednesday that it respects Robert Mugabe's decision to resign as Zimbabwe's president, a week after the

Sexual abuse pervasive in Pakistan Islamic schools

Kausar Parveen struggles through tears as she remembers the blood-soaked pants of her 9-year-old son, raped by a religious

'You can't get Taj Mahal again if destroyed'

There will be no multi-level parking near the Taj Mahal for now, the Supreme Court said, refusing to allow

Delhi HC rejects plea against Rahul Gandhi

The Delhi high court on Wednesday rejected a plea against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi alleging he had skipped

Yazidi mass grave found in Iraq's Sinjar

Iraqi officials said they found another mass grave in the northern Sinjar region on Wednesday containing the bodies of

Three dead, six wounded in rare shooting in China

Three people were shot dead and six others wounded in a rare episode of

Floods paralyse Saudi city of Jeddah

Flash floods triggered by heavy rains swept through Jeddah on Tuesday, leaving motorists stranded

US Navy aircraft crashes into sea off Japan, 11 aboard

A military aircraft with 11 people aboard has crashed into the Philippine Sea while

The slow-acting ‘silent bullet’ killing Vietnam veterans 50 years later

Half a century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason

Boeing jets auction online for $48m

Two Boeing 747 planes have been sold on the Chinese e-shopping website Taobao for

Chinese human rights lawyer jailed

A prominent Chinese human rights lawyer was sentenced to two years in prison for "inciting subversion" on Tuesday; the

South Korea, Japan welcome US relisting North Korea

South Korea and Japan on Tuesday welcomed U.S. President Donald Trump's move to put North Korea back on a

Thailand seeks to indict ousted PM Thaksin

Thailand is seeking to prosecute ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shina-watra for graft under a law that allows politicians to

Bali volcano spews ash and cloud

The Mount Agung volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali spewed ash and smoke Tuesday, but authorities said

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