Monday, September 21, 2015



The Chinese Communist Party's leadership has called for the removal of presidential term limits, opening the door for China's

Cambodia votes in Senate election

Voting got under way in Cambodia on Sunday in a Senate election that the ruling party of Prime Minister

India, Pakistan exchange fire

India and Pakistan have exchanged artillery fire in the disputed Kashmir region forcing hundreds of people to flee, police

Amnesty slams India for religious violence

India's religious minority groups, particularly Mus-lims, face increasing demonization by hard-line Hindu groups, pro-government media and state officials, says

Protests greet North Korean delegation

A North Korean delegation led by a controversial general has crossed into South Korea for the Winter Olympics closing

China proposes removing 2-term limit for president

China's ruling Communist Party has proposed removing a limit of two consecutive terms

Groom killed after wedding gift explodes

In a shockingly tragic incident, a groom and his grandmother were killed while the man's

'Modi most expensive watchman in world'

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal yesterday slammed Indian Prime Minister's silence on major banking scams unearthed in the country

Pakistan acquits 12 men for child abuse

A Pakistani court acquitted 12 men of child sex abuse and blackmail charges on Saturday, the latest verdict in

18 soldiers killed in Afghanistan

An Afghan official says at least 18 soldiers have been killed after their checkpoint came under attack by Taliban

Malaysia falls further in 2017 Corruption Perception Index

Malaysia's failure to resolve major corruption scandals is one of the main reasons the country fell seven spots to

Uzbekistan activist freed after 12 years

Uzbekistan has released an activist who was jailed for nearly 12 years after a bloody crackdown on protesters in

Vehicle crash leaves nine schoolchildren dead in India

At least nine schoolchildren were killed and 20 others injured in eastern India's Bihar state on Saturday after a

Philippine Catholics protest drug killings, death penalty

Around a thousand Catholics in the Philippines marched in Manila on Saturday to protest President Rodrigo Duterte's bloody war

Johoreans prefer Singapore investments, say survey

Residents in Malaysia's southern state of Johor welcome foreign investments generally, but favour investments from neighboring Singapore over those

Pakistan to return on terror financing watchlist

A global money-laundering watchdog has decided to place Pakistan back on its terrorist financing

Bombs rock Rakhine capital

Three bombs rocked the capital of Myanmar's restive Rakhine State, Sittwe, early on Saturday, police

Toxic River should be clean enough to drink within 7 yrs

Indonesia's president on Thursday said water from the Citarum River should be made drinkable within seven years under a

Modi meets Trudeau amid controversy

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has met his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau, nearly a week after he arrived on

Drug busts kills 10 in Philippines

Philippine police killed 10 suspected drug peddlers and arrested 63 people in dozens of operations during the single deadliest

Maldives warns India against interfering

The Maldives has warned India against interfering in its political crisis, deepening a rift with the country once seen

Shots fired at N Korea-linked group HQ in Japan

Japanese police arrested two men on Friday after several bullets were fired at the Tokyo headquarters of a group

Iran headscarf protester sparks social media storm

A video showing an Iranian policeman shoving a woman protesting against mandatory headscarves off her makeshift podium in a

'BD fears exodus of Bengalis from Assam'

Bangladesh fears exodus of Bengalis from Assam due to the ongoing process of updating National Register of Citizens. A

The first Indian woman to fly a fighter jet

Avani Chaturvedi, 24, has become the first Indian woman to fly a fighter jet

Moon says ties with US are rock solid

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said relations with the United States are "rock solid" and "as strong and robust

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