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South Korea on Saturday requested North Korea to explain why it abruptly canceled plans to send a delegation

Delhi warehouse fire kills 17

India accuses Pakistan of fresh attacks on Kashmir border

Indian officials said Pakistani troops opened fire Saturday along their volatile frontier in Kashmir, killing two civilians and

Thai police block anti-junta march

Hundreds of police in Thailand on Saturday blocked protestors planning to march from Bangkok to Khon Kaen in

China accuses US warship of violating its sovereignty

China's foreign ministry has accused a US warship of entering its territorial waters without permission and said it would

Pakistan seeks US aid for refugees' return

Pakistan asked the United States on Friday to provide an economic package for honorable return of three million Afghan

Malaysian politicians on anti-graft agency's radar

Several politicians are on the radar as anti-graft investigators zoom in on kickbacks of millions of ringgit over

Five killed in arson attack on Seoul motel

Five people were killed and four others were hospitalized Saturday in an arson attack on a motel in

Maryam Nawaz to contest Pakistan General Elections

Maryam Nawaz, the daughter of Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, has decided to take

Two key suspects in Zainab murder case arrested

Two people have been arrested in connection with the rape and murder case of seven-year-old

UK shifts Thai visas to India

United Kingdom Visa and Immigration (UKVI) will relocate its visa approval centre from Bangkok to

Myanmar finalizes Rohingya repatriation preparations as doubts mount

Myanmar was making final preparations to take back the first batch of Rohingya Muslims who

Gaza family executes its "Criminal" member for helping Israel

 A family in Gaza "executed" one of its own members Friday for passing on information

Wildlife trafficking 'kingpin' arrested

Thai police have arrested a man alleged to be the head of Asia's biggest

Philippines stops workers going to Kuwait

The Philippines has suspended sending workers to Kuwait, while it investigates the deaths of

S Korea seeks North’s explanation for canceling visit

South Korea has officially asked North Korea to explain why it canceled dispatching an advance

Moscow had only 6 minutes of sunshine in December

The month of December of 2017 was the darkest in the history of Russia as

N Korea cancels visit to prepare for Olympic in the South

North Korea has cancelled the planned visit of a delegation to South Korea to prepare

China to enshrine Xi Jinping's name in state constitution

China's ruling Communist Party will enshrine President Xi Jinping's political thought into the country's constitution, state media said on

India reconsidering shelved missile deal: Israel's PM

Israel's prime minister said that a $500 million Spike anti-tank missile deal that India shelved with Israel is back

Taiwan blocks China flights after route row, official says

Taiwan has blocked nearly 200 flights by Chinese airlines over the strait that separates the two rivals due to

Minorities in Iraq look to post-jihadist future

A Christmas tree stands on a roundabout in Bartalla in northern Iraq, its base adorned by posters of Shabak

'Filipinos satisfied with Duterte govt'

Public satisfaction with the performance of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's government rose in December to the highest level on

Tribal feuds spread fear in Iraq's Basra

Daud Salman and his family stayed put in their Iraqi village despite years of regular clashes between tribes, but

'US forces presence in Syria is act of aggression'

The Syrian government said on Thursday that a US military presence in Syria represented an "aggression" against Syrian sovereignty,

Putin takes Epiphany’s icy plunge with Orthodox pilgrims

Russian President Vladimir Putin and many Orthodox pilgrims braved a bitter winter snap overnight to

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