Monday, September 21, 2015



Pakistan on Saturday called on the UN and the international community to stop the violence

S Korea's vivacious new First Lady charms the nation

Seven years after dating a man who was put behind bars twice for staging pro-democracy protests, Ms Kim Jung Sook

Faced with ban, Myanmar hardline Ma Ba Tha monks change name

Myanmar's ultra-nationalist Ma Ba Tha movement announced Sunday (May 28) it was rebranding under a new name, days after Buddhist

Sri Lanka rushes aid to flood victims, death toll hits 146

Emergency teams rushed to distribute aid Sunday (May 28) to half a million Sri Lankans displaced after the island's worst

Myanmar must investigate 'army beating' video

Myanmar authorities must investigate a video showing men in military uniforms viciously beating handcuffed detainees suspected of being ethnic rebel

Bangladeshis among 6 killed in Saudi road crash

Six people were killed and 81 others were injured in a five-bus collision on Madinah-Qassim highway

Sri Lanka mudslide, flood deaths rise to 126; 97 missing

Sri Lankan rescuers are taking advantage of improvingweather and receding floodwaters to reach thousands of people in

US and Japan to expand sanctions on Kim

Donald Trump has issued a stern warning to Kim Jong-un as he agreed with the Japanese Prime Minister to

Iraqi forces to seize last IS enclave in Mosul

Iraqi armed forces launched an operation on Saturday to capture the last Islamic State-held enclave in Mosul, according to

Philippines turns to firepower

Philippine armed forces helicopters fired guided rockets at Islamist militant positions on Saturday in an attempt to end a

Modi, Rahul pay tributes to Jawaharlal Nehru

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday paid their tributes to Pandit Jawaharlal

Plane crashes near Everest injures three

A small plane carrying only crew members and cargo crashed near Mount Everest on Saturday, injuring all three people

Car bomber kills 18 in Afghanistan

A suicide car bomber killed 18 people in the eastern Afghan city of Khost on Saturday, officials said, in

Malaysia steps up border security after attacks

Malaysia has stepped up its border security in the wake of attacks in Bangkok, Jakarta and Mindanao, Malaysian defense

Death toll rises to 100 in Sri Lanka mudslides

Sri Lanka has appealed for outside help as the death toll from floods and mudslides on Saturday rose to

Chaman border crossing opened after 22 days

Pakistan opened the Friendship Gate at Chaman border crossing on "humanitarian grounds" Saturday, 22 days after it was closed

28 killed, 130 injured as militias clash in Tripoli

At least 28 people were killed and nearly 130 wounded in fierce clashes in the Libyan capital Friday between forces

5 things to know about the Japanese royals

Japan is setting the stage for its first imperial abdication in two centuries after the

India bans sale of cows for slaughter

The Indian government has issued a nationwide ban on selling cattle for slaughter, the toughest

Nepalese sherpa scales Mount Everest for record 21 times

A 47-year-old Nepalese Sherpa today scripted history by becoming the third climber to scale Mount Everest for a record 21

Duterte makes rape joke

Philippines' president Duterte is notorious for offensive comments and made the remark as a joke,

Iranian mortar fire kills Pak man in Balochistan

A mortar fired by Iranian forces today killed a man in Panjgur district of Pakistan's

Hamas executes three over commander's murder

The Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas executed three people in the Gaza Strip on Thursday over the assassination of one of

Afghan official says 18 killed in suicide car bomb attack

At least 18 people, mostly civilians, were killed Saturday when a suicide car bomber targeted

6 suspected rebels killed in disputed Kashmir

Indian soldiers killed six suspected rebels Saturday along the highly militarized de-facto border that divides

Girls are increasingly being married off in war-torn Yemen

Nasrine's husband was once a happy, optimistic man. He made good money from a restaurant

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