Category: Asia

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staffSeptember 26, 2017

Bangladesh eases charity access to Rohingya, seeks $250 million for aid

DHAKA – Bangladesh has eased restrictions on aid groups working in refugee camps and sought $250 million from the World ...

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staffSeptember 25, 2017

North Korea accuses US of declaring war

North Korea’s foreign minister has accused US President Donald Trump of declaring war on his country and said Pyongyang had ...

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staffSeptember 25, 2017

9 communist rebels surrender to Philippine authorities

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Nine members of the communist New People’s Army (NPA) including an expert in bomb-making, surrendered to ...

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staffSeptember 25, 2017

Philippine quake: 10 hurt, dozens of houses destroyed

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – A 5.4 magnitude earthquake in the country’s southern island of Mindanao Sunday, injured at least 10 ...

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staffSeptember 25, 2017

Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe calls snap election

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called an election a year early and will dissolve parliament on Thursday. He also ...

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staffSeptember 24, 2017

Falling jet wing panel damages car in Japan

A car was seriously damaged when part of an aeroplane’s wing landed on it in the Japanese city of Osaka. ...

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staffSeptember 22, 2017

N.Korean leader hits back at US threat

SEOUL – North Korean leader Kim Jong-un issued a direct statement attacking U.S. President Donald Trump Friday, warning America could ...

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staffSeptember 21, 2017

Pakistani army accuses India of killing 4 along border

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Pakistani military accused Indian border forces of killing at least four civilians, including two women during “unprovoked” ...

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staffSeptember 21, 2017

Philippines commemorates 1972 martial law

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Security forces are on alert for rallies Thursday, around the country to commemorate the 45th anniversary ...

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staffSeptember 20, 2017

Pakistan issues arrest warrant for finance minister

KARACHI, Pakistan – A judge on Wednesday ordered the arrest of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar after he failed to appear ...