Category: Asia

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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 ...

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staffSeptember 20, 2017

Indonesia shuts school over alleged support of Daesh

YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia – The Indonesian government has closed Ibn Mas’ud Islamic Boarding School in Bogor, West Java, over signs of ...

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staffSeptember 20, 2017

Philippines: More Abu Sayyaf members surrender in south

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Three more members of the Daesh-linked Abu Sayyaf group have surrendered to government troops in the nation’s ...

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staffSeptember 20, 2017

US senator: Suu Kyi must act to stop Rohingya crisi

WASHINGTON – Myanmar’s de facto leader must act to stop the Rohingya crisis, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations ...

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staffSeptember 19, 2017

Explosion kills 5 in southern Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – At least five people were killed and eight wounded in an explosion in southern Pakistan on Tuesday, ...

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staffSeptember 19, 2017

421,000 Rohingya entered Bangladesh since Aug. 25

GENEVA – About 421,000 Rohingya Muslims have crossed from Myanmar to Bangladesh since Aug. 25, the UN said on Tuesday. “Many ...

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staffSeptember 8, 2017

India doctors remove seven teeth from infant

Doctors in the western Indian state of Gujarat have successfully extracted seven teeth from a one-month old infant. “The baby ...