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A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck Iran's southeastern province of Kerman

Death penalty for Dalit murder in India

Six people have been sentenced to death for the murder of a man from

Indians question curbs on condom adverts

Indians are questioning the merits of a government order banning condom adverts from being

Duterte seeks martial law extension for south

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asked Congress on Monday to extend martial law across the southern third of the country

Why cinemas were banned in Saudi?

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia banned all public cinemas since 1980's that affected the progress of the related people

8 Chinese cities fail air quality targets

Eight northern Chinese cities failed to meet air quality targets in October and November, even as local authorities launched

Modi and Rahul refused for roadshows in Ahmedabad

Roadshows of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in Ahmedabad today have been denied permission

Jordan to review peace treaty with Israel

Lawmakers in Jordan have tasked a parliamentary committee to review all agreements with Israel, including a 1994 peace treaty,

'200 honest people to change Pakistan'

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan said on Sunday that if his party came to power after the next

Rahul Gandhi elected Congress president

In a long-awaited move, Gandhi, the great-grandson of India's founding prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, was elected unopposed to

Dr Mahathir returns both Selangor royal awards

Former Malaysian prime minister Dr Mahathir

Saudis to allow cinemas from early 2018

Saudi Arabia said on Monday that public cinemas would be allowed in the conservative

South Korea imposes new sanctions on North Korea

South Korea says it

Japan to host joint missile tracking drill

Japan will hold a drill with the United States and South Korea this week to practice jointly detecting airborne

Israelis protest against Netanyahu, corruption

Thousands of Israelis protested in Tel Aviv on Saturday for the second consecutive week against government corruption and Prime

India faces painful move to cleaner energy

Hundreds of millions of people in India are forced to live with the fallout of the dirtiest fuels with

Over 300 Pakistani militants surrender arms

As part of the ongoing political reconciliation in Balochistan, Pakistan more than 300 suspected militants laid down arms before

Good ties possible if Saudis change: Iran

President Hassan Rouhani says Iran is ready to restore ties with Saudi Arabia if it stops bombing Yemen and

Trooper kills 4 comrades

A paramilitary soldier has killed four of his comrades and injured another inside a camp in central India, an

8 killed in south China fire

Eight people have been killed in a fire in HaifengCounty of south China's Guangdong Province, local authorities said Sunday. The fire broke

'Congress has misled Muslim community'

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday accused the Congress of misleading the Muslims of the country by giving

North Korea condemns Trump over Jerusalem

North Korea has lambasted US President Donald Trump for recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, renewing its description of him

Saudis oppose Trump in public, support in private

Saudi Arabia pulled no punches when it condemned President Donald Trump's move to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of

'E-governance paves way for good administration'

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) Chairman J Satyanarayana on Friday said that e-governance is a "stepping stone" for

'Iraq totally liberated from IS'

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Saturday announced the end of a three-year war by Iraqi forces to drive the

Muslims in anti-Trump protests across Asia

Several thousand protesters in Muslim-majo-rity Indonesia and Malaysia rallied on Friday to condemn the US decision to recognize Jerusalem

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