Monday, September 21, 2015



West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's offer to hold talks and resolve the doctors' stir in Bengal, which

Huge crowds march in Hong Kong, piling pressure on leader

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly in black, jammed the city's streets

UN anti-terror official makes controversial trip to Xinjiang

The U.N. counterterrorism chief visited Xinjiang last week despite protests from the U.S. and

Over 40% of newly elected Indian lawmakers facing charges

India's recent national election delivered a historic victory to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu

Damaged oil tanker arrives off UAE coast

The Norwegian-owned oil tanker Front Altair, which caught fire after being apparently attacked

India to impose tariffs on 28 US goods

India will impose higher retaliatory tariffs on 28 US

Heatwave kills 40 in India

At least 40 people have died during a heatwave

Iran renews nuclear pact ultimatum

Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive

Seven die cleaning Indian hotel septic tank

Seven people have suffocated to death while cleaning a hotel septic tank in western India without safety gear,

China's largest ever Picasso exhibition opens

The largest Picasso exhibition ever held in China opens on Saturday, featuring more than 100 works -- many

China supports suspension of Hong Kong extradition Bill

China's government said on Saturday it supported the decision of Hong Kong's leader to suspend an unpopular Bill

Indonesia returns five containers of waste to US

Indonesia has returned five containers of rubbish to the United States and will not become a "dumping ground",

Mortar attack on Iraqi base home to US troops

The Iraqi military says three mortar shells have hit an air base just north of Baghdad where American

Saudi-led coalition hits Houthi positions in Sana

A Saudi-led coalition launched air strikes on Iran-allied Houthi forces in Yemen's capital Sanaa, Saudi state television reported

Tanker hit in Gulf attacks heads to port

A Japanese tanker, one of two vessels attacked in sensitive Gulf waters this week, was heading to port on

Hong Kong leader suspends unpopular bill for now

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said she will suspend a proposed extradition

2-yr-old girl in Malaysia dies after accidentally being left in car

A two-year-old girl in Sabah, Malaysia died on Wednesday (Jun 12) after she was left in her mother's

Thousands of doctors go on strike in India

Thousands of doctors across India went on strike on Friday to demand better security at hospitals days after

Outbreak in Kelantan not associated with mining

The Malaysian government has not managed to pinpoint the cause of an outbreak after 14 people of the

China turns its anger on 'Cold War warrior' Pompeo

Beijing has found its villain in its multi-fronted conflict with the United States: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.The

Turkey seeks jail terms for two Bloomberg reporters

A Turkish court has accepted an indictment from the country's banking watchdog (BDDK) requesting a jail sentence for

Singapore condemns Middle East attacks, calls for restraint

Singapore on Friday (Jun 14) condemned the attacks on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport and on two oil tankers

Indonesia cracks down on online tobacco ads to deter young smokers

Indonesia, the world's fourth biggest producer of cigarettes, will crack down on online tobacco advertisements in a bid

Indian cities urged to develop heat action plans as temperatures soar

At least 36 people have died from a heatwave this year, with Delhi recording its highest-ever temperature of

Support wavers in Hong Kong for extradition bill

Cracks appeared to emerge on Friday (Jun 14) in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law

Singapore recalls bottled water from Malaysia over bacteria fears

Authorities here have issued a recall of bottled mineral water imported from Malaysia after

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