Tag: Asia

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staff2 months

Hong Kong Police fire tear gas at Yuen Long rally

Hong Kong police have fired tear gas at an unauthorized protest held by tens of thousands of people to condemn ...

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staff6 months

Philippines President Duterte warns China to back off disputed island

President Rodrigo Duterte has warned Beijing to back off from a disputed island in the South China Sea, warning of ...

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staff6 months

US envoy Khalilzad says various Afghan groups will be included in peace talks

The US envoy tasked with forging a peace deal with the Taliban met with officials in Pakistan on Friday. Zalmay ...

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staff6 months

Russia, China to take joint action in UNSC on Korean settlement

Moscow and Beijing are working out joint actions at the UN Security Council that will give impetus to the process ...

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staff8 months

Afghan forces lose ground as peace efforts continue

The security forces continue to lose grip over parts of Afghanistan and the Taliban are steadily holding their own, despite an ...

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staff8 months

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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staff8 months

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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staff8 months

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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staff9 months

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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staff9 months

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 ...