Monday, September 21, 2015



Lebanon's caretaker prime minister, Saad Hariri, is set to announce on Monday "positive signs of a solution to the

Theatre performers 'stabbed during Riyadh show'

Three members of a theatre group have been stabbed during a live performance in

Hong Kong police fire tear gas at university campus

Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas at a university campus on Tuesday, a

Xi holds talks in Greece en route to BRICS summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday holds talks in Greece, where he is eagerly awaited by the new pro-business

Turkey starts repatriation of captured IS militants

 Turkey has deported an American foreign fighter and will soon deport another seven Germans, a spokesman for the interior

Vietnam jails Australian on 'terrorism' charges

A court in Vietnam sentenced a 70-year-old Vietnamese-Australian man on Monday to 12 years in prison after finding him

South Korea bans liquid e-cigarettes on army bases

The South Korean Army has banned the use and possession of liquid e-cigarettes on its bases for health reasons,

China accuses US of using UN to 'meddle' in Tibet

China accused the US on Monday of using the United Nations to "meddle" in Tibet, as Washington intensifies its

Haze wraps New Delhi again

Haze shrouded India's capital city again on Monday, with

Hong Kong police shoot protester as protests start working week

A Hong Kong police officer shot at 

Japan emperor greets public in parade marking enthronement

Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako waved and smiled from

Iran criticizes U.S.-led coalitions for causing global insecurity

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi on Saturday said

Cambodian opposition leader freed from house arrest

Cambodia has freed opposition leader Kem Sokha from house arrest more than two years

Iraqi forces kill 6 protesters, retake key Baghdad bridges

Iraqi security forces killed six anti-government protesters and wounded more than 100 others on

Iraq forces retake key bridges from protesters

 Iraqi security forces wrested back control on Saturday of three bridges in the heart of Baghdad that had been

US wants UN to take up Dalai Lama succession: Envoy

The United States wants the United Nations to take up the Dalai Lama's succession in an intensifying bid to

Lebanon facing 'major health disaster'

Experts on Friday warned of a pending "major health disaster" in Lebanon with hospitals turning away patients and

HK faces 24th weekend of protest after student death

Hong Kong protesters are planning a 24th straight weekend of pro-democracy rallies, including inside shopping malls across the Chinese-ruled

7 suspects held over deadly attack in Thailand

Authorities in Thailand have arrested seven suspects as a manhunt continues for the gunmen behind the worst attack in

'Libya airstrike likely tied to Haftar allies'

 UN experts say it is "highly probable" that a deadly airstrike on a migrant detention center in Libya was

3 Hong Kong pro-democracy MPs held as tensions soar

Hong Kong police said Saturday they have arrested three pro-democracy lawmakers over a brawl in parliament, deepening the city's

Indonesian palm oil exec arrested over journo killings

An Indonesian palm oil executive has been arrested for allegedly ordering the killing of two activist journalists who were

Tens of thousands celebrate Japan emperor's enthronement

Tens of thousands of people gathered on Saturday at a national festival to celebrate the enthronement of Japan's Emperor

Meet the five judges who delivered Ayodhya verdict

Respect Ayodhya verdict but not satisfied: Sunni Waqf lawyer


Disputed Ayodhya land to be given for temple, separate plot for Muslims: Indian SC


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