Category: Asia

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staffSeptember 5, 2018

Japan evacuates major airport after typhoon wreaks havoc

Japan scrambled Wednesday to evacuate passengers trapped at a major airport when a tanker slammed into its only access bridge ...

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staffSeptember 4, 2018

Japan lashed by deadly monster typhoon

Japan has been hit by its strongest typhoon in 25 years, causing at least six deaths and 160 injuries. Typhoon ...

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staffSeptember 4, 2018

Pakistan elects new president from ruling party

Pakistani lawmakers elected a nominee from Prime Minister Imran Khan’s party to the ceremonial office of president Tuesday, further cementing ...

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staffSeptember 3, 2018

Malaysia women caned for lesbian sex

Two Malaysian women convicted of attempting to have lesbian sex in a car have been caned in a religious court. ...

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staffSeptember 3, 2018

UN court hears case over strategic Indian Ocean islands

Judges at the United Nations’ highest court are listening to arguments in a case focused on the legality of British ...

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staffSeptember 2, 2018

US military to cancel $300m Pakistan aid

The US military says it is cancelling $300m in aid to Pakistan over what it calls Islamabad’s failure to take ...

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staffAugust 30, 2018

Myanmar dam breach floods 85 villages, thousands driven from homes

As many as 85 villages were flooded in Myanmar after a dam failed, unleashing waters that blocked a major highway ...

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staffAugust 26, 2018

Head of Daesh in Afghanistan killed

The head of Daesh (ISIS) in Afghanistan, Abu Saad Erhabi, was killed in a strike on the group’s hideouts in ...

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staffAugust 25, 2018

China: Trump North Korea claim irresponsible

China has said it is “irresponsible” of President Trump to suggest it was not putting enough pressure on North Korea ...

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staffAugust 23, 2018

Doctor used gas-filled yoga ball to kill

An anaesthetist killed his wife and 16-year-old daughter using a yoga ball filled with carbon monoxide, a Hong Kong court ...