Category: Asia

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staffJune 30, 2018

Rocket developed by Japanese startup explodes after liftoff

A rocket developed by a Japanese startup company exploded seconds after liftoff Saturday in northern Japan, bursting into flames. The ...

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staffJune 28, 2018

Chartered plane crashes in Mumbai; casualties unclear

Indian police say a chartered plane belonging to a state government has crashed in a busy district of Mumbai, the ...

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staffJune 26, 2018

15 dead in Vietnam flash floods and landslides

Flash floods and landslides killed 15 people in Vietnam’s mountainous north, officials said Tuesday, after storms ravaged homes and wiped ...

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staffJune 22, 2018

Putin, Moon advocate Korea denuclearization

Russian President Vladimir Putin and South Korean President Moon Jae-in agreed Friday to support “efforts to establish complete denuclearization on ...

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staffJune 22, 2018

Taliban kidnap 43 Afghans

Taliban fighters kidnapped 43 people from a road construction camp during a raid in southern Afghanistan that also killed four ...

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staffJune 21, 2018

Moon – Cooperation with Russia key for peace on Korean peninsula

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday that cooperation with Russia was key to peace on the Korean peninsula, Russian ...

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staffJune 20, 2018

Number missing in Indonesia ferry disaster jumps to nearly 180

Nearly 180 passengers are missing after a ferry sank into the depths of a volcanic lake in Indonesia, police said ...

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staffJune 20, 2018

Taliban kill 30 Afghan soldiers

KABUL – Taliban militants killed 30 Afghan soldiers and captured a military base in the western province of Badghis Wednesday, ...

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staffJune 18, 2018

Child and two men die in Japan earthquake

A strong earthquake in Osaka, Japan has killed at least three people, including a child, and injured more than 200. ...

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staffJune 17, 2018

Blast in eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar kills 10

KABUL – An explosion outside the governor’s office in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar killed 10 people on Sunday ...