Monday, September 21, 2015



India's government has asked state-run banks to rescue privately held Jet Airways without pushing it into bankruptcy, as

'Independence of South Korea's law enforcement put to test'

One of the deepest-rooted problems in South Korean society is that law enforcement is

Imran pays tribute to widow of Naeem Rashid

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday paid tribute to the spirit and faith

India scion Priyanka Gandhi lambasts Modi on home turf

The newest star in India’s Nehru-Gandhi dynasty wrapped up a pre-election boat tour along the Ganges river on Wednesday,

Geothermal plant 'triggered earthquake' in S. Korea

A rare earthquake in South Korea was triggered by the country’s first experimental geothermal

New Kazakh president sworn in after longtime leader resigns

Kazakhstan has sworn in Kassym-Jomart Tokayev as interim president a day after longtime leader

Taliban kill 6 paramilitary troops in southwestern Pakistan

Pakistani authorities say militants overran a remote security outpost in southwestern Baluchistan province, killing

Time for North Korea to take concrete steps: Moon adviser

North Korea should take "actual action" towards giving up its nuclear weapons to break the deadlock in talks

Gaza border protests provide artist with inspiration

One year on from the start of Gaza's border protests, the weekly clashes with Israeli soldiers have become

'China played constructive role in reducing Pakistan, India tension'

China played a "constructive role" in reducing tension between Pakistan and India, the foreign ministry said, after the

Rakhine leader jailed for 20 years

A Myanmar court has sentenced a prominent Rakhine leader to 20 years in jail for treason, a verdict

Man arrested at airport with human embryo

Indian authorities are investigating a possible smuggling ring after discovering a live human embryo in a suitcase at

Thai tycoon gets 16 months in jail for poaching

A Thai court sentenced a construction tycoon to 16 months in prison without probation

Pramod Sawant sworn in as new chief minister of India's Goa state

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmaker Pramod Sawant was early

Death toll from Indonesia floods, mudslides rises to 89

The death toll from flash floods and mudslides triggered

Dead whale ate 40kg of plastic

A dead whale that washed up in the Philippines had 40kg (88lbs) of plastic bags inside its stomach,

Parrikar cremated with state honour

Goa Chief Minister and former Defence Minister -- was cremated with full state honours at Panjim's Miramar Beach

Modi turned whole country into chowkidars after getting caught: Rahul Gandhi

Mocking the prime minister's "main bhi chowkidar' (I too am watchman) campaign, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi Monday said

Baby reunited with dad as Indonesia flood death toll hits 79

A baby trapped under rubble after flash flooding destroyed his home in Indonesia has been reunited with his

Hong Kong subway trains crash during test

Two subway trains have collided during a new signal system test in Hong Kong, halting services and threatening

13k terrorists held in China since 2014

China on Monday defended its controversial security crackdown in the fractious far west region of Xinjiang, saying nearly

China, Pakistan to hold strategic dialogue between foreign ministers

The first strategic dialog between foreign ministers of China and Pakistan will be held in Beijing Tuesday, Foreign Ministry spokesperson

Afghan military kills 39 militants in N. Afghan provinces

As many as 39 Taliban militants were killed and 10 others wounded following operations in Afghanistan's northern turbulent Faryab

China will promote stable and healthy development of property market

China will steadily implement a pilot scheme under plans to set up a long-term mechanism in the property market, Vice

Hundreds of Indian land laws cause confusion, conflict: researchers

The sheer number and complexity of India’s land laws make them inaccessible to most people, researchers warned on Monday,

'New Zealand mosque attacks suspect targeted Turkey'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan showed video footage at an election rally from the attack on two New

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