Category: Asia

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staffOctober 9, 2018

Duterte does not have cancer, Philippines acting minister says

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte does not have cancer, the acting interior minister said on Tuesday, after the firebrand leader underwent ...

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staffOctober 7, 2018

China confirms Interpol chief detained

China has confirmed it is holding the missing head of Interpol, Meng Hongwei. Beijing said he was under investigation by ...

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staffOctober 6, 2018

Monkey takes the wheel of Indian bus

An Indian bus driver has been suspended – for letting a monkey “drive” his bus. This is despite not one ...

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staffOctober 2, 2018

Chinese ship forces US destroyer off course

A Chinese warship has forced an American destroyer to change course in the South China Sea by sailing close to ...

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staffOctober 2, 2018

Indonesia tsunami deaths pass 1300

The number of people known to have died in Indonesia in Friday’s earthquake and tsunami has risen to 1,347, the ...

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staffOctober 2, 2018

At least seven dead in suicide attack on Afghan election rally: official

At least seven people were killed in a suicide attack on an Afghan election campaign rally Tuesday, an official said, ...

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staffSeptember 30, 2018

Quake-triggered tsunami hits Indonesia

More than 380 people have been confirmed dead after a tsunami triggered by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake hit an Indonesian ...

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staffSeptember 28, 2018

Quake-triggerd tsunami hits Indonesia

A strong tsunami triggered by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake has hit a coastal Indonesian city, officials say. Waves of up ...

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staffSeptember 25, 2018

UN concerned over spike in civilian casualties in Afghan airstrikes

The United Nations mission in Afghanistan voiced concern Tuesday over increasing numbers of civilian casualties as a result of airstrikes ...

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staffSeptember 23, 2018

Maldives opposition claims poll victory

The candidate of a united opposition front claims he has ousted the sitting president of the Maldives. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih ...