Category: Asia

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staffSeptember 6, 2018

Historic India ruling legalizes gay sex

In a historic decision, India’s Supreme Court has ruled that gay sex is no longer a criminal offense. The ruling ...

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staffSeptember 6, 2018

China warns of retaliation if US slaps new tariffs

China will be forced to retaliate if the United States implements any new tariff measures, China’s commerce ministry warned on ...

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staffSeptember 6, 2018

Thousands to feast royally to fete Thai cave boys’ dramatic rescue

Thousands of Thais will feast royally in the capital on Thursday to celebrate the rescue of 12 boys and their ...

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staffSeptember 5, 2018

Japan admits first Fukushima nuclear death

Japan has announced for the first time that a worker at the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant died after suffering ...

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staffSeptember 5, 2018

At least four dead as twin blasts hit Kabul wrestling club

A suicide attack on a Kabul wrestling club that killed at least four people Wednesday was followed by a second ...

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staffSeptember 5, 2018

Japan evacuates major airport after typhoon wreaks havoc

Japan scrambled Wednesday to evacuate passengers trapped at a major airport when a tanker slammed into its only access bridge ...

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staffSeptember 4, 2018

Japan lashed by deadly monster typhoon

Japan has been hit by its strongest typhoon in 25 years, causing at least six deaths and 160 injuries. Typhoon ...

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staffSeptember 4, 2018

Pakistan elects new president from ruling party

Pakistani lawmakers elected a nominee from Prime Minister Imran Khan’s party to the ceremonial office of president Tuesday, further cementing ...

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staffSeptember 3, 2018

Malaysia women caned for lesbian sex

Two Malaysian women convicted of attempting to have lesbian sex in a car have been caned in a religious court. ...

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staffSeptember 3, 2018

UN court hears case over strategic Indian Ocean islands

Judges at the United Nations’ highest court are listening to arguments in a case focused on the legality of British ...