Category: Asia

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staffJuly 26, 2018

Ex-cricketer Imran Khan leads Pakistan elections

Early results in Pakistan’s national election suggest ex-cricket star Imran Khan is on course to win the vote but fall ...

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staffJuly 25, 2018

Bomb attacks strike voters in Pakistan

Violence has erupted as millions head to the polls in Pakistan, with the worst incident seeing at least 27 killed ...

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staffJuly 24, 2018

Army commandos kill senior Taliban leaders in Afghanistan

An Afghan official says 12 militants including a Taliban shadow governor and district chief have been killed in a military ...

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staffJuly 23, 2018

Record high in Japan heatwave

Temperatures in Japan have hit a record high, with officials issuing a fresh warning to stay safe. Japan has for ...

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staffJuly 23, 2018

Vaccine scandal stokes panic in China

Authorities in China have ordered an investigation into a vaccination scandal as panic grows over product safety. Last week vaccine ...

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staffJuly 18, 2018

Soviet-era fighter jet crashes in India; pilot missing

An Indian air force MiG-21 fighter jet has crashed in a village field in northern India and its pilot is ...

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staffJuly 13, 2018

Over 100 die in Pakistan rally blasts

A suicide bomber has killed at least 128 people at a campaign rally in south-western Pakistan – the deadliest attack ...

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staffJuly 12, 2018

Ex-Pakistan PM returns to face “jail cell”

Ousted Pakistani leader Nawaz Sharif is returning to Pakistan despite facing a 10-year jail sentence for corruption. Sharif and his ...

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staffJuly 10, 2018

Thai cave boys rescue ends in success

Divers in northern Thailand have rescued all 12 boys and their football coach from flooded caves, 17 days after they ...

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staffJuly 10, 2018

Japan struggles to get help to victims of worst floods in decades

Japan struggled on Tuesday to restore utilities after its worst weather disaster in 36 years killed at least 155 people, ...