Monday, September 21, 2015



China would welcome a visit by Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Friday,

Police: 50 die from tainted liquor in India's Assam state

Indian police say at least 50 people have died and another 50 fallen sick

Japan's crown prince hopes to continue father's legacy

Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito says he hopes to continue the close relationship his father

Vietnam issues traffic ban for Kim's possible arrival route

Vietnam has announced an unprecedented traffic ban along a possible arrival route of North

N Korea warns of food crisis before Kim-Trump summit

North Korea has warned it is facing a food shortfall of some 1.4 million tons this year and

India's top court orders protection for Kashmiris

India's Supreme Court on Friday ordered bolstered protection for Kashmiris who have faced a violent backlash from a

'Humanitarian aid should not be forced into Venezuela'

Humanitarian aid should not be forced into Venezuela, lest it cause violence, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday,

'Not concerned if India diverts water'

In response to India's decision to stop the flow of its share of water from the Beas, Ravi

Outrage after minister three minutes late

Japan's Olympics Minister, Yoshitaka Sakurada, has publicly apologized after arriving three minutes late to a parliamentary meeting on

5 siblings die for consuming 'unwholesome' food in Karachi

Five children of the same family died in Karachi on Friday after allegedly consuming unwholesome food, police told

17 tea garden workers die after having toxic liquor

At least 17 tea plantation workers have died after drinking contaminated moonshine in India's northeastern state of Assam,

Myanmar's Suu Kyi courts investment for strife-torn Rakhine state

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi touted Rakhine state’s ‘untapped’ economic potential to investors

Pakistan decides to reinstate ban on two organizations after Kashmir attack

The Pakistani government decided to reinstate a ban on

Israel flying to moon after SpaceX launch

An Israeli spacecraft rocketed toward the moon for the country's first attempted lunar landing,

Masood Azhar, militant leader at the heart of the Kashmir crisis

For eight days in 1999 the world watched in horror as hijackers diverted an

In Russia, a battle to free nearly 100 captured whales

Dozens of orcas and beluga whales captured for sale to oceanariums have brought Russia’s

Trump to visit Japan after N Korea summit

Donald Trump will visit Japan twice in the coming months, a US official has told CNN. The US

Saudi Crown Prince arrives in China

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman touched down in Beijing Thursday to begin the last leg of

Taiwan unveils law on same-sex marriage

Taiwan on Thursday proposed a draft law to allow same-sex marriage in Asia's first such bill, but the

Oswald Gracias 'failed abuse victims'

One of the Catholic Church's most senior cardinals has admitted that he could have better handled sexual abuse

Indonesians clean up the beach one sandal at a time

Hundreds of people sifted through a vast wasteland of rubbish strewn across a beach in Indonesia on Thursday

Saudi sisters risk to flee oppression

The night they fled, Reem and Rawan didn't dare sleep.  It was September 6, 2018. The two Saudi

Doubles paid leave for new mothers in Philippines

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has expanded leave benefits for working new mothers, a move that could bring more women

New African swine fever outbreak in Yunnan

China has confirmed a new outbreak of African swine fever in Yunnan province, authorities said on Thursday, as

Pakistani officials say flash floods, rains killed 12 people

Pakistani officials say flash floods and heavy winter rains have led to the

11 wounded in central China knife attack

A man with a history of mental illness

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