Category: Asia

Proportion
staff5 months

Dozens hurt in huge Japan restaurant blast

A huge explosion and fire has hit a restaurant in the northern Japanese city of Sapporo. Japanese police say 42 ...

Proportion
staff5 months

Second Canadian held as China row deepens

A second Canadian has been detained in China on accusations of harming national security, as tension continues between the two ...

Proportion
staff5 months

Indian rupee hit by shock resignation

India’s currency slumped one day after the abrupt resignation of the country’s central bank governor. The Indian rupee fell 1.2% ...

Proportion
staff6 months

Family forgive tribe who killed American

The family of a US man reportedly killed by arrows fired by members of an endangered tribe in India’s Andaman ...

Proportion
staff6 months

Pakistan frees Christian woman Asia Bibi

A Pakistani Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy is being flown out of the country after being freed from prison, her ...

Proportion
staff7 months

Record 435 Afghans killed or wounded in legislative poll

More than 400 Afghans were killed or wounded in poll-related violence during three days of voting last month, the United ...

Proportion
staff7 months

Taliban seize post in defensive belt around embattled Afghan city

Taliban militants captured an important security post outside the central Afghan city of Ghazni Monday, killing 13 members of government ...

Proportion
staff7 months

Thousands march in support of Sri Lanka’s new government

Thousands of Sri Lankans are marching in support of a new government under the country’s former strongman. The rally near ...

Proportion
staff7 months

Gunmen kill police officer, 2 others in Pakistan

Pakistani police say gunmen opened fire from a car and killed a police officer, as well as his guard and ...

Proportion
staff7 months

US soldier dies in Kabul insider attack

One US soldier has been killed and another injured in an apparent insider attack in Afghanistan, the Nato-led mission in ...