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Iran's supreme leader called on Muslim nations to unite against the United States, saying Tehran would never yield to

China air force circles Taiwan in military drill

Chinese aircraft flew around self-ruled Taiwan on Thursday, China's air force said, the latest in a series of recent

Why the Modi-Xi meeting matters

While the highly anticipated inter-Korean summit will capture much of the world's attention today, another equally consequential meeting will

'Israel will hit Tehran if Iran attacks Tel Aviv'

Israel would retaliate against any Iranian attack on Tel Aviv by striking Tehran, Israel's defense minister said in remarks

Indian journos report rising threats under Modi govt

India has constitutional guarantees of freedom of speech and by some measures the biggest and most diverse media industry

Saudi Arabia executes 48 people in 2018: HRW

Human Rights Watch said Saudi Arabia has executed 48 people so far in 2018, half of them for nonviolent

Pakistani court disqualifies foreign minister from parliament — media

A Pakistani court on Thursday disqualified Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif from parliament, media reported, dealing

13 children die as train hits school bus in India

Thirteen children were killed when a passenger train rammed into a school bus in the

Kim to meet Moon at Korea border for summit

Kim Jong-un will on Friday become the first North Korean leader to cross into

North Korea slams US censure on human rights

North Korea condemned US criticism of its human rights record as "ridiculous", days before leader Kim Jong Un's summit

Female wrestlers not allowed in Saudi show

WWE has been criticized for not having any female wrestlers in its Saudi Arabia show. The Greatest Royal Rumble

China seizes record 1.3 tons of cocaine

Chinese police have seized 1.3 tons of cocaine from South America in the country's biggest ever haul of the

Pakistan opens 1st school for transgenders

Pakistan has opened its first school specializing in education for transgender people.The school launched in the city of Lahore, in

Former Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Patel shot dead

A former leader of Jammu and Kashmir's ruling PDP was shot dead in his car

Asaram gets life term for raping minor girl

The Jodhpur Scheduled Caste and Schedule Tribe Court on Wednesday sentenced Asaram Bapu to life

Singapore PM Lee reshuffles cabinet

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong reshuffled his cabinet on Tuesday, naming one of his potential successors, Chan Chun

Kim Jong-un expresses sorrow at bus crash

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has expressed "bitter sorrow" over a bus accident that left 32 Chinese tourists and

North Korea summits may normalize ties with Japan

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said success at upcoming summits North Korea has planned with South Korea and the

Al-Nuri Mosque to be rebuilt in Masul

The United Arab Emirates is to give $50m (£36m) to help rebuild a landmark mosque in the Iraqi city

33 left-wing rebels killed in India

As many as 33 left-wing Naxalite rebels have been killed in two consecutive shootouts with security forces Sunday and

16 killed in Afghan army operation

At least 16 Taliban militants were killed and four others injured after Afghan army waged an operation in restive

IS spokesman calls for attacks on Arab nations

In his first statement in 10 months, a spokesman for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has

Indonesia jails former parliament speaker for 15 years over graft

An Indonesian court on Tuesday sentenced the former speaker of parliament, Setya Novanto, to 15

Police arrest suspect in China arson attack that killed 18

Police in a southern Chinese city have caught a man suspected of setting a

18 dead in China karaoke lounge fire, arson suspect detained

A fire tore through a karaoke lounge in southern China on Tuesday, killing 18 people

China's first home-built carrier to start sea trials

China first domestically developed aircraft carrier looks set to begin sea trials after pictures appeared on the Chinese internet

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