Category: Asia

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staffFebruary 22, 2018

N.Korean closing Olympics delegation includes man blamed for deadly sinking

North Korea will send a high-level delegation to South Korea for the Winter Olympics closing ceremony, officials said Thursday, including ...

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staffFebruary 22, 2018

Four arrests over Taiwan’s ‘first’ bitcoin robbery

Taiwan police have arrested four men over a bitcoin robbery worth Twd$5 million ($170,000) in what they said was the ...

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staffFebruary 21, 2018

Philippines to court: Declare communist groups as terrorists

Justice officials have asked a court to formally designate the Communist Party of the Philippines and its armed wing, the ...

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staffFebruary 17, 2018

India, Iran agree to step up efforts to help Afghanistan

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani agreed Saturday to step up efforts to bring stability to ...

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staffFebruary 15, 2018

Duterte offers kill bounty for rebels to save on war costs

The Philippine president offered a nearly $500 bounty for each communist rebel killed by government forces to save on anti-insurgency ...

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staffFebruary 9, 2018

North and South Korea heads of state meet, shake hands

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and the North’s ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam met and shook hands Friday ...

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staffFebruary 7, 2018

‘Fake’ doctor accused of infecting 46 Indians with HIV

India is investigating claims an unlicensed doctor infected at least 46 people with HIV by re-using syringes, the latest case ...

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staffFebruary 1, 2018

US says military option not believed to be close for solving North Korea crisis

A U.S. special envoy said Thursday all options remain on the table for solving the nuclear standoff with North Korea ...

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staffJanuary 31, 2018

Indonesia traffickers sold crocs, pythons on social media

A group of suspected animal traffickers have been arrested in Indonesia for selling crocodiles, pythons and other protected species through ...

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staffJanuary 31, 2018

Afghan spy chief visits Pakistan in wake of Kabul attacks

Afghanistan’s intelligence chief visited Pakistan Wednesday, officials said, at a time when tension between the neighbors is simmering over accusations ...