Monday, September 21, 2015



A Syrian refugee family in Germany has named their newly born daughter Angela Merkel Muhammed, in gratitude to the

North Korea presses rocket program

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered the production of more solid-fuel rocket engines, state media said on

India train accident injures 42

At least 42 passengers were injured Wednesday after several cars of an express train derailed in northern India, police

Cambodia orders US NGO to close

Cambodia on Wednesday closed a prominent American NGO and ordered its foreign staff to leave the country, the latest

'US sanctions won't help cooperation on N Korea'

China said Wednesday that new US sanctions targeting Chinese firms linked to North Korea will not help cooperation with

S'pore rejects US academic's appeal against expulsion

Singapore has rejected a US citizen's appeal to stay in the city-state following the cancelation of his permanent residence

Iraqi forces retake three districts of IS

Iraqi forces on Tuesday recaptured from the Islamic State group the first three districts of jihadist bastion Tal Afar

Sri Lanka sacks ‘outspoken’ minister

After much hesitation, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has sacked controversial Justice and Buddha

Nawaz Sharif's wife to run in election despite illness

A Pakistani official says former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's wife

Egypt cancels Kushner meeting after US withdraws $290m in aid

A scheduled meeting between Egypt's Foreign minister and top U.S.

Pakistan makes world's largest cookie mosaic

Pakistan has broken the Guinness

Taliban suicide bomber kills five in Afghanistan

A Taliban suicide bomber killed five people and wounded

At least 3 dead after Typhoon Hato batters Macau

Typhoon Hato moved west to Macau on Wednesday (Aug 23), after smashing into

BBC journalist on trial for Thailand crime reporting

A British BBC journalist appeared in a Thai court

Iraqi forces retake three districts of IS bastion

Iraqi forces on Tuesday recaptured from the Islamic State

India train accident injures at least 80

At least 80 passengers were injured Wednesday after several

Korea says no to US request to discuss renegotiating FTA

South Korea's top trade negotiator said Tuesday that Seoul will not discuss renegotiation of

Typhoon wreaks havoc on Hong Kong

Hong Kong braced for Typhoon Hato, a maximum category

Donald Trump to send more troops to Afghanistan

President Donald Trump opened the door on Monday night to an increase in US troops in Afghanistan as part

Thousands flee IS-held Tal Afar: UN

Thousands of civilians have fled Iraq's Tal Afar since an offensive against the jihadist stronghold was launched two days

'24 million affected by S Asia floods'

More than 24 million people have been affected by some of the worst flooding to hit South Asia in

'Duterte must stop drug killings'

 Political opponents of Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday urged him to end a culture of impunity and quell

Iran back to enrichment if US quits nuclear deal

Iran can resume high-level uranium enrichment within five days if the United States tears up the nuclear deal, the

India's court bans Islamic instant divorce

India's top court on Tuesday banned a controversial Islamic practice that allows men to

Indian court bans triple talaq, asks govt to make law in 6 months

India's Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled a controversial Muslim quick

Rocket lands in Kabul diplomatic area: police

A rocket landed in the heavily fortified diplomatic area of the Afghan capital

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