Monday, September 21, 2015



Violent pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have escalated to a "life-threatening level", police said on Monday, after a small

Syrian troops enter northeastern town

Syria's troops have entered a northeastern town, Syrian state media said on Monday, after Washington announced it was abruptly

Malaysia considers total vaping ban after reports of US deaths

Malaysia is considering banning the sale of electronic cigarettes, its health minister said on Monday, citing growing reports of

Newborn girl found alive in shallow grave in India

A newborn baby girl has been discovered buried alive in northern India, a local police chief has revealed.Abhinandan Singh

Erdogan sees no issues in Kobani after Syrian deployment

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday he does not think any problems will emerge in Syria's Kobani after

House collapses in India, kills 12

At least 12 people were killed after a two-story house collapsed Monday in a village in north India, officials

Ex-member of South Korean girl band found dead

A former member of top South Korean girl group f(x), who had spoken out against cyber bullying, was found

Xi's trip boosts ties with India, Nepal; promotes regional cooperation

Chinese President Xi Jinping's trip to India and Nepal

Modi dares oppn to bring back Article 370 in J&K

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday challenged the opposition on its complaints about the government's move on Jammu

130,000 displaced by fighting in northeastern Syria: UN

More than 130,000 people have been displaced from rural areas around the northeast Syrian border towns of Tel Abyad

Nak-yon set for highest-level visit to Japan next week

South Korea's prime minister plans to visit Japan next week in what would be the highest-level trip since Japan

'Iran's Guards to develop more advanced weapons'

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards on Sunday to develop more advanced and modern weapons,

Families of IS escape amid Turkish offensive

Families of members of the Islamic State group (IS) have escaped from a camp in northern Syria amid a

Emirati astronaut returns home to hero's welcome

An Emirati astronaut who became the first Arab to reach the International Space Station received a hero's welcome home

'Lower property prices for foreigners not meant to give citizenship'

Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad Sunday said the decision to lower the threshold on high-rise property

Philippines' top diplomat apologizes for Mao Zedong tweets

The Philippines' top diplomat apologized on Sunday for Twitter posts on Mao Zedong, the founding father of the

Yemen to supply fuel to controlled areas by Houthi

Yemeni government is willing to provide fuel to Houthi-controlled areas for lower prices than the ones set by

Japan sends in troops after deadly typhoon floods towns

Japan sent tens of thousands of troops and rescue workers on Sunday to save

IS supporters escape as Turkish troops near key Syrian town

Turkish forces approached a key Kurdish-held town in northern Syria on Sunday, setting off

Xi pledges to enhance cooperation between Chinese, Nepali legislatures

Chinese President Xi Jinping said here on Saturday that the Chinese side stands ready to enhance communication and cooperation with

Typhoon leaves 7 dead, 15 missing in Japan

Japan's chief government spokesman Yoshihide Suga says Typhoon Hagibis has left seven dead and 15 missing.He says damage to housing

Petrol bombs thrown in HK metro, no one injured: Govt

Petrol bombs were thrown inside a Hong Kong metro station on Saturday but no one was injured, the

Two dead as 'unprecedented' Typhoon nears Japan

Powerful Typhoon Hagibis roared towards Japan's coast on Saturday, killing two person and bringing "unprecedented" downpours that prompted

Nepal eyes railway deal with China during Xi visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping is due to arrive in Nepal on Saturday for talks with Prime Minister KP

Indonesia marks Bali bombings anniversary

Dozens of mourners on Saturday commemorated the 17th anniversary of the Bali bombings that killed more than 200

Muslims building 'Modi mandir' in Uttar Pradesh

A group of Muslims in Muzaffarnagar district under Uttar Pradesh of India are building a temple dedicated to

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