Category: Asia

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staffAugust 19, 2017

State funeral for Pakistan’s Mother Teresa

A state funeral has been held in Pakistan for a German doctor and nun who devoted her life to battling ...

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staffAugust 18, 2017

Samurai sword attack at Taiwan’s presidential palace

A man has been arrested in Taipei after injuring a military policeman outside Taiwan’s presidential building using a samurai sword. ...

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staffAugust 18, 2017

Thousands ill in Vietnam dengue outbreak

Vietnam is battling a raging dengue fever outbreak with more than 10,000 new infections reported over the past week. The number ...

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staffAugust 18, 2017

Floods affect 16 million in Nepal, India and Bangladesh

More than 16 million people have been affected by monsoon flooding across the South Asian countries of India, Nepal, and Bangladesh ...

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staffAugust 18, 2017

Popular Chinese crime novelist arrested for quadruple murder

A popular Chinese crime novelist who wrote a book called The Guilty Secret has been arrested for a quadruple murder ...

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staffAugust 17, 2017

Indian rape victim, 10, gives birth by Caesarean section

A 10-year-old rape victim who was denied permission for an abortion by the Indian Supreme Court last month has given ...

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staffAugust 17, 2017

Death toll continues to rise in Duterte’s war on drugs

Twenty-five criminals were killed, including 14 in anti-drug operations, overnight in the Philippine capital Manila in a second night of heavy bloodshed ...

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staffAugust 15, 2017

Kim Jong-un holds off on Guam threat

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un reviewed plans to fire missiles towards the US Pacific territory of Guam but will hold ...

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staffAugust 14, 2017

North Korea leader in plea to avoid war

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has called on his US allies to help prevent a war, amid worsening tension over ...

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staffAugust 14, 2017

Teen’s death at Chinese internet addiction camp sparks anger

A Chinese teenager has died days after he was sent to an internet addiction treatment centre, reigniting criticism of these ...