Category: Asia

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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 ...

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staffSeptember 20, 2018

Japan’s PM Abe heads for extended term after party vote

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won a ruling party leadership vote on Thursday, setting him on track to become Japan’s longest-serving ...

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staffSeptember 20, 2018

Kim, Moon join hands on peak of sacred NKorean volcano

The leaders of the rival Koreas took to the road for the final day of their summit Thursday, standing on ...

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staffSeptember 20, 2018

New landslide kills at least 4, buries houses in Philippines

A massive landslide buried dozens of homes in two villages near a central Philippine mountain Thursday, killing at least four ...

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staffSeptember 19, 2018

Pakistan court orders Sharif’s release

A Pakistani court has ordered the release of ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who was just two months into a 10-year ...

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staffSeptember 19, 2018

North Korea to shut down missile site

Kim Jong-un has agreed to shut down one of North Korea’s main missile testing and launching sites, says South Korea’s ...

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staffSeptember 17, 2018

Sweden Accused of Chinese Tourist Human Rights Violation

A disagreement between a group of Chinese tourists and a hostel in the Swedish capital has escalated into a diplomatic ...

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staffSeptember 17, 2018

China says will respond if U.S. enacts new tariffs

China’s Foreign Ministry said Monday that the government would respond if the United States implements new tariffs, ahead of U.S. ...

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staffSeptember 16, 2018

China coast lashed as typhoon toll rises

Typhoon Mangkhut is lashing China’s most populous province, bringing winds of up to 100 mph (162 kph). Guangdong is on ...