Category: Asia

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staffOctober 26, 2017

North Korea leader sends congratulations to China’s Xi after congress

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent a rare congratulatory message to China’s President Xi Jinping on Wednesday wishing the ...

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staffOctober 26, 2017

India announces plan to land on moon in 2018

India will make its second mission to the moon in 2018, the Indian Space Research Organization announced this week. The ...

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staffOctober 26, 2017

Thailand begins royal cremation for late King Bhumibol Adulyadej

Hundreds of thousands of Thais have lined the streets of Bangkok to pay their last respects to the late king. ...

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staffOctober 25, 2017

No heir apparent as Xi cements his power

China has revealed its new senior leadership committee, breaking with tradition by not including a clear successor to President Xi ...

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staffOctober 20, 2017

S. Korea poll recommends govt complete 2 stalled nuclear reactors

South Korean’s citizens recommended on Friday that the government continue building two stalled nuclear reactors that the new president had ...

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staffOctober 20, 2017

Study – Pollution killed 9mn people in a year, 2.5mn in India

Deaths caused by pollution topped 9 million in 2015, or three times the figure from AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined, ...

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staffOctober 17, 2017

Nuclear war may break out any moment, says N. Korean UN envoy

North Korea’s deputy UN ambassador has warned the UN General Assembly that the crisis on the Korean Peninsula “has reached ...

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staffOctober 17, 2017

Deadly attack hits Afghan police training centre

A firefight is under way after suicide bombers and gunmen launched an attack on a police training centre in southeastern ...

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staffOctober 17, 2017

Philippines city freed from militants

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared the city of Marawi “liberated” from militants, even as fighting continues. The army said ...

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staffOctober 12, 2017

Floods, landslides in Vietnam kill 37 people, thousands evacuated

Floods caused by a tropical depression in Vietnam killed 37 people, one of the highest death tolls recorded in the ...