Tag: Asia

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staffDecember 8, 2017

Samurai sword murders at Tokyo shrine

An attack believed to have been sparked by a succession feud has left three people dead at a well-known Shinto ...

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staffDecember 1, 2017

Pope Francis celebrates open air Mass at Suhrawardy Udyan

Pope Francis celebrated an open-air Mass in Suhrawardy Udyan on the second day of his visit to Bangladesh. About 80,000 ...

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staffDecember 1, 2017

Attackers storm Pakistan college

Several people are reported to be injured after gunmen stormed a college in the Pakistani city of Peshawar. At least ...

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staffNovember 29, 2017

North Korea says new missile can hit entire US

North Korea says it has successfully tested a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that can reach the whole ...

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staffNovember 27, 2017

Pakistan minister resigns after violent Islamist protests

Pakistan’s law minister Zahid Hamid has resigned, state media reported Monday, meeting a key demand of Islamist protesters who have ...

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staffNovember 27, 2017

Mount Agung: Bali volcano alert raised to highest level

Fears of an imminent major eruption of Bali’s Mount Agung have increased and the evacuation zone around the volcano has ...

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staffNovember 17, 2017

Apology after train departs seconds early

A rail company in Japan has apologized after one of its trains departed 20 seconds early. Management on the Tsukuba ...

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staffNovember 17, 2017

Chinese envoy to head to North Korea, hopes to improve ties

China was preparing Friday to dispatch its highest-level envoy to North Korea in two years in a bid to improve ...

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staffNovember 10, 2017

Trump to address Apec summit in Vietnam

As the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (Apec) summit kicks off in Vietnam, the focus is on US President Donald Trump’s speech ...

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staffNovember 4, 2017

Outcry at Afghan move to ban whatsApp and Telegram

Journalists, media groups and users of social media in Afghanistan have accused the government of censorship after it moved to ...