Category: Asia

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staffNovember 2, 2017

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi visits troubled Rakhine as Rohingya exodus in spate

Myanmar’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, on Thursday visited areas riven by ethnic violence for the first time ...

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staffOctober 31, 2017

China’s ingenious ‘death zone’ spy drones near invisible to radar

China is testing a tiny bat-sized spy drone the country hopes will help it dominate a region of the atmosphere ...

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staffOctober 31, 2017

Japanese media – 200 N Koreans killed at nuclear test site collapse

As many as 200 workers were killed in North Korea when a tunnel under construction at the country’s nuclear test ...

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staffOctober 31, 2017

14 dead as blast rocks foreign embassy district in Kabul

A loud explosion has reportedly rocked the central area of the Afghan capital of Kabul, where embassies and government buildings ...

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staffOctober 30, 2017

China reiterates support for Spanish government amid Catalonia crisis

China understands the Spanish government’s efforts to protect national unity and opposes any actions to split the country, the Chinese ...

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staffOctober 30, 2017

NATO chief calls North Korea ‘global threat’ during Japan visit

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg called North Korea a “global threat” Monday (Oct 30) and said he backed tighter sanctions against ...

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staffOctober 29, 2017

Kim Jong-un visits cosmetics factory

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has taken time away from the confrontation with the US and allies to visit a ...

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staffOctober 27, 2017

Tillerson tells Myanmar army chief U.S. concerned about reported atrocities

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke on Thursday with Myanmar’s army chief and expressed concern over reported atrocities against ...

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staffOctober 26, 2017

More than 23 killed, dozens injured in Indonesia fireworks factory fire

More than 23 people have been killed and dozens injured after a blaze tore through an Indonesian fireworks factory, police ...

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staffOctober 26, 2017

Pakistan court issues arrest warrant for ex PM Sharif

A Pakistani court on Thursday issued arrest warrants for ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif in two cases of corruption spiralling ...