Monday, September 21, 2015



Hundreds of posters terming Priyanka Gandhi an "emotional blackmailer" were seen on Monday in Rae Bareli, the parliamentary

Japan orders Facebook to improve data protection

The Japanese government on Monday ordered Facebook to improve protection of users' personal information following data breaches affecting

Koreas and UN to remove guard posts at border area

North and South Korea and the UN Command agreed on Monday to withdraw firearms and guard posts in

19 killed in bus collision in Pakistan

At least 19 people were killed and over 40 others injured in a head-on collision between two passengers

'Corruption now a thing of past in Malaysia'

Corruption in Malaysia has become a thing of the past following the change in government, said Prime Minister

ASEAN, China kick off first maritime exercise

The first-ever maritime exercise held by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China started on Monday

Anti-India strike shuts Kashmir amid anger over deaths

Armed soldiers and police fanned out across much of Indian-controlled Kashmir on Monday as

Saudi calls Khashoggi killing 'grave mistake'

Saudi king, crown prince call Khashoggi's son

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has called the son of Jamal Khashoggi,

Japanese Nobel chemistry laureate Shimomura dies at 90

Japanese-born Marine biologist Osamu Shimomura, who won the Nobel

Hundreds of Afghan polling centers open for second day of voting

Hundreds of Afghan polling centers opened Sunday for a second day of voting in a chaotic legislative election

Israel reopens people, goods border crossings to Gaza

Israel ordered the country's goods and people border crossings with Gaza to be opened on Sunday, just four

'Mahathir is prepared to resign as PM'

Tun Mahathir Mohamad said he is prepared to resign as Prime Minister, during a dialogue session on Sunday

Runners compete in smoggy half marathon

Thousands of runners brushed off health warnings Sunday to compete in the New Delhi half marathon, even as

Train crash kills 17 in Taiwan

A train has derailed on a touristy coastal railway in north-eastern Taiwan, killing at least 17 and injuring

Amid scepticism, Saudi official gives another version of Khashoggi death

As Saudi Arabia faced intensifying international scepticism over its story about the death of

Coal mine accident traps 22 in China

Twenty-two workers were trapped after 

Melting glacier in China draws tourists, climate worries

The loud crack rang out from the fog above the Baishui No. 1 Glacier

'China, Iran seeking to disrupt elections'

The US government warned on Friday that Russia, China and Iran were seeking to influence next month's congressional

Tens of thousands rally for Taiwan independence vote

Tens of thousands of Taiwan independence campaigners took to the streets Saturday for a major rally that is

Multiple blasts rock Kabul polling stations

Multiple explosions rocked polling centers across Kabul on Saturday, as voters cast their ballots in long-delayed legislative elections.

'Russia kills 88,000 Syrian rebels in 3 yrs'

Russia's defense minister said Saturday that almost 88,000 rebels had been killed in Syria in the three years

Could China really launch a fake moon?

A Chinese company has announced ambitious plans to put a "fake moon" into space to brighten the night

US and South Korea suspend upcomimg air defense drills

The United States and South Korea have suspended upcoming joint air defense drills to give diplomatic efforts with

Uproar over dissident rattles Saudi royal family

As international outrage grew at Saudi Arabia over the apparent killing of the Saudi

Afghans vote amid chaos, corruption and Taliban threats

Afghans began voting on Saturday in parliamentary elections

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