Tag: Asia

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Thai monks killed in temple shooting

Two Buddhist monks have been fatally shot and two others wounded inside a temple in southern Thailand. Witnesses described seeing ...

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Afghan Justin Trudeau finds fame on TV talent show

One is the leader of a G7 nation and the other is a wedding singer, but their striking likeness could ...

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China sentences Canadian man to death

A court in China has sentenced a Canadian to death for drug smuggling in a ruling which will worsen a ...

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N Korea ambassador to Italy ‘disappeared’

South Korea’s spy agency has told officials that North Korea’s ambassador to Italy has disappeared. The announcement follows unconfirmed reports ...

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Women take historic step into India shrine

Two Indian women have made history by entering a prominent Hindu shrine in the southern state of Kerala, following months ...

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Xi says Taiwan’s reunification with China is a ‘must

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for the formal reunification of Taiwan with mainland China as he reiterated the ‘one ...

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Taliban dismisses Afghanistan’s peace talk offer

The Taliban has rejected Kabul’s offer of talks next month in Saudi Arabia where the armed group, fighting to restore ...

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Bangladesh opposition demand new election

Bangladesh’s opposition has condemned what it has called a “farcical” election and demanded a new vote. Early results show Prime ...

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Strong undersea quake hits Philippines triggering small tsunami

A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the Philippine island of Mindanao on Saturday triggering a tsunami warning, with small waves expected ...

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Indonesian volcano Anak Krakatau dramatic collapse

The scale of the dramatic collapse of the Indonesian volcano that led to last Saturday’s devastating tsunami in the Sunda ...