Monday, September 21, 2015



The United States looks set to break a promise not to hold military exercises with South Korea, putting

'You must be stupid': Duterte says he won't be tried by international court

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared he will never be tried by an international

Woman rescued as death toll rises in Mumbai building collapse

Rescuers pulled a woman from the rubble of a Mumbai building a day after

Pakistan arrests accused mastermind of Mumbai attacks

Pakistan authorities on Wednesday arrested Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of a four-day militant

With new Cabinet, Thailand replaces junta with army allies

Thailand's new Cabinet was sworn in Tuesday, creating a nominally elected government after

India-Pakistan spy case ruling due at world court

The International Court of Justice will decide Wednesday on

Duterte signs against public sexual harassment law

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a new law criminalizing catcalling, wolf-whistling and other forms of public sexual

'Tehran will not leave UK piracy unanswered'

Iran's top leader says his country will retaliate over the seizure of an Iranian tanker by British authorities.

Regime air raids kill 9 in Syria

Regime airstrikes on Tuesday killed nine civilians in rebel-held northwest Syria, the target of months of regime and

Israel lashes out at EU appeasement over Iran

Israel's prime minister has said the European Union might not wake up to the threat of Iran "until

'Malaysians want to know culprit behind viral video'

Malaysians want to know who is behind the dissemination of a viral sex video implicating a Cabinet minister, Parti

4 dead, 40 feared trapped as building collapses in Mumbai

Four people have been killed and over 40 are feared trapped after a 100-year-old four-storey building collapsed in

Afghan radio station closes down following Taliban threats

A local radio station in eastern Afghanistan was forced to shut down after repeated threats from

Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation after India standoff

Pakistan’s airspace has been reopened to civil aviation with

'Protesters in clashes can be called rioters'

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters who clashed with police on the weekend were rioters,

India scrubs Moon mission launch one hour before liftoff

India on Monday postponed the launch of a lunar probe less than an hour before blast-off because of

Thai police seize over a ton of crystal meth in raids

Police in Thailand said they have seized more than a ton of crystal meth and over 10 million

Lankan tourism firms struggle after attacks

Pearl Divers, a diving school on one of Sri Lanka's most popular southern beaches, shut shop for two

Moon calls North Korea sanctions breach a challenge

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday Japan's reported accusations that South Korea has violated international sanctions

Toxic employers face jail in South Korea

After enduring months of constant harassment at work, South Korean office worker Christine Jung finally confronted her aggressor

Kuwait hands Muslim Brotherhood-linked army

Kuwait has handed over to Egyptian authorities' eight members of a militant cell arrested on its territory and

China says Canadian citizen detained for drug offences

Chinese police have detained a Canadian citizen in relation with a drugs case involving students, China's foreign ministry said

King Salman receives former Lebanese PMs

Saudi King Salman received at his office at Al Salam Palace in Jeddah the former Lebanese Prime Ministers

Rains, landslides kill dozens, affect millions in South Asia

After causing flooding and landslides in Nepal, three

Building collapse kills 12 in India after monsoon rains

Rescuers say 11 soldiers are among a dozen bodies

One dies in Indonesia quake

A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in

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