Category: Asia

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staffApril 3, 2017

Christians in China hospitalized after resisting state surveillance

Christian churchgoers in China were recently wounded after fighting with officials enforcing new regulations: the installation of surveillance cameras inside ...

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staffApril 2, 2017

20 slain in Pakistani shrine; five suspects arrested

Twenty people were slain, including five members of one family, in a Sufi shrine in Pakistan early Sunday. Custodian Abdul ...

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staffMarch 30, 2017

Kim Jong-nam’s body released to North Korea

Malaysia has released the body of the assassinated half-brother of North Korea’s leader following negotiations with Pyongyang. Prime Minister Najib ...

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staffMarch 30, 2017

Abortion doctors face prison in North Korea, sources say

North Korea doctors who perform illegal abortions are to be even more severely punished under a new law, sources in ...

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staffMarch 29, 2017

Who’s the Hindu hardliner running India’s most populous state?

Yogi Adityanath has dominated headlines in India since his appointment as leader of the politically crucial state of Uttar Pradesh. ...

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staffMarch 29, 2017

China confirms arrest of Taiwan activist Lee Ming-che

China has confirmed it is detaining Taiwanese pro-democracy activist Lee Ming-che, who went missing last week. Ma Xiaoguang, spokesman for ...

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staffMarch 28, 2017

North Korea strikes would be blocked, U.S. State Department says

Any North Korea attack would be blocked from striking targets, the U.S. State Department said Monday. Spokeswoman for the Bureau ...

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staffMarch 24, 2017

Officials: North Korea will launch another nuclear test in next few days

North Korea is in the final stages of preparing for another nuclear test, which could come in the next few ...

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staffMarch 22, 2017

Two children die, 20 injured in crush at China elementary school

Two children died Wednesday at an elementary school in China when a wall collapsed as they rushed into a bathroom, ...

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staffMarch 22, 2017

Earthquake hits Indonesia’s Bali island, but no casualties

An earthquake has hit Indonesia’s resort island of Bali, causing some panic among residents, but there were no immediate reports ...