Category: Asia

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N Korea ambassador to Italy ‘disappeared’

South Korea’s spy agency has told officials that North Korea’s ambassador to Italy has disappeared. The announcement follows unconfirmed reports ...

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Women take historic step into India shrine

Two Indian women have made history by entering a prominent Hindu shrine in the southern state of Kerala, following months ...

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Xi says Taiwan’s reunification with China is a ‘must

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for the formal reunification of Taiwan with mainland China as he reiterated the ‘one ...

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Taliban dismisses Afghanistan’s peace talk offer

The Taliban has rejected Kabul’s offer of talks next month in Saudi Arabia where the armed group, fighting to restore ...

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Bangladesh opposition demand new election

Bangladesh’s opposition has condemned what it has called a “farcical” election and demanded a new vote. Early results show Prime ...

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Strong undersea quake hits Philippines triggering small tsunami

A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the Philippine island of Mindanao on Saturday triggering a tsunami warning, with small waves expected ...

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Indonesian volcano Anak Krakatau dramatic collapse

The scale of the dramatic collapse of the Indonesian volcano that led to last Saturday’s devastating tsunami in the Sunda ...

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Indonesia tsunami death toll rises

The death toll following the tsunami caused by the Anak Krakatau volcano has risen to at least 373, Indonesia’s disaster ...

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Deaths as volcano tsunami hits Indonesia

At least 20 people have been killed and 165 injured after a tsunami hit the coast around Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, ...

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Angry South Korean taxi drivers protest against ride-sharing app Kakao Mobility

Tens of thousands of taxi drivers in South Korea have taken to the streets after walking off the job to ...