Monday, September 21, 2015



Aboard a golden royal barge, King Maha Vajiralongkorn was rowed along the river winding through the oldest part of

Afghan official: Roadside bombing kills 10 civilians

A roadside bombing in central Afghanistan on Friday killed 10 civilians, including four women

Thai opposition leader calls for Bangkok rally on Saturday

Thai opposition party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit called on supporters to mobilise in Bangkok on

Delhi's air quality turns 'severe' for toxic haze

India's capital New Delhi was shrouded in a toxic haze for the second straight day on Thursday, and visibility

Israel 'very troubled' by Corbyn run in UK polls

Israel voiced worry about Britain's election on Thursday, describing the possible rise of the Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn

Caviar 'queen': Chinese roe reigns around the world

The caviar on the menu of Michelin-starred restaurants may come from an unexpected place: China.The country has endured embarrassing

Landslide kills 6 Afghans

A landslide in a remote, Taliban-controlled district in northeastern Afghanistan killed at least six people, all of them poor

City of Hodeida top dangerous place

Several international aid groups warned on Thursday that the flashpoint Yemeni city at the heart of last year's peace

Two killed in India as citizenship bill protests rage

Police in northeast India opened fire Thursday on a crowd demonstrating against a new

Myanmar's Suu Kyi's defense of army puzzles former admirers

Police arrest protesters amid curfew in India's northeast

Police arrested dozens of people and enforced curfew on Thursday in several districts in

Israel will hold record third election in a year

Israel will hold its third general election in less than a year after a

Experts quit HK police probe, in blow to govt

An international panel of experts hired to advise Hong Kong on the police response to huge pro-democracy protests announced

Israel poised for new election

Israel headed on Wednesday toward a third national election in less than a year with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Saeed accused of Mumbai attacks faces charges

A Pakistani anti-terrorism court indicted Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of deadly 2008 attacks in Mumbai, on terror financing

China biggest jailer of journo, as press dangers persist

At least 250 journalists are jailed around the world, with the largest number held in China, amid a growing

Turkey, Iran express concern about Idlib

Russia, Turkey and Iran are concerned about the increased presence of terrorist groups in Syria's Idlib province, the three

Train kills 2 elephants in India

Two elephants were hit and killed by a passenger train on Wednesday in eastern India, officials said, with the

Philippines repeals utilities water contracts

The Philippines' water regulator said on Wednesday it has canceled the 15-year extension of concession deals it signed with

Afghan blasts kill one, injure others

Suicide blasts in Afghanistan killed one person and injured more than 60 in an attack on Wednesday on the

Hong Kong Ocean Park net deficit widens to around 71 mln USD

Suu Kyi to lead genocide defence at UN court

Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi will

Cambodia slams US sanction against senior minister, tycoon

The Cambodian government has slammed the United States government’s decision to impose sanctions on

S.Korea's employment growth tops 300,000 for 4 months

South Korea's employment growth topped 300,000 for the fourth

Tripura Blocks Mobile Data, SMS Services Amid Citizenship Bill Agitation

The Biplab Deb government on Tuesday blocked mobile internet

US imposes fresh sanctions on top Myanmar army men for atrocities

The United States has taken fresh action against 18

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