Friday, Jan 20, 2017 | Last Update : 11:28 PM IST

Asia

Stop Rohingya violence, Malaysia PM tells Myanmar

At least 66,000 Rohingyas have subsequently fled to Bangladesh, alleging rape, murder and torture at the hands of security forces.

20 Jan 2017 2:01 AM

Rodrigo Duterte rebukes priests after Pope blessing

Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Philippines had no immediate comment.

20 Jan 2017 1:51 AM

No handcuffs for Samsung chief

Unconvinced by Jay Y. Lee’s defence, special prosecutor’s office will continue investigation.

20 Jan 2017 1:46 AM

Philippine Police extort cash from murdered man’s wife

South Korean government identified the man only by his surname of Ji and said he was in his 50s.

19 Jan 2017 6:03 AM

Pakistan hunts down new leader of militant group

Killings come 18 months after police gunned down longtime Lashkar-e-Jhangvi leader Malik Ishaq in a separate encounter.

19 Jan 2017 5:57 AM

Pakistan will not spare doctor who helped US find Osama

Dr. Shakil Afridi, hailed as a hero by U.S. officials, was arrested after U.S. forces killed bin Laden in May 2011.

18 Jan 2017 2:39 PM

Samsung chief faces long day as South Korean court weighs arrest warrant

The prosecutor's office has accused Lee, 48, of paying bribes totalling 43 billion won to organisations linked to Choi Soon-sil.

17 Jan 2017 5:17 PM

North Korea tells Barack Obama to get packing

Barack Obama last week blacklist leader Kim Jong-Un's sister over human rights abuses.

17 Jan 2017 9:43 AM

NSG berth can’t be gifted, says Hua Chunying

China slams US for backing India’s bid to join nuclear group.

17 Jan 2017 7:09 AM

Pakistan warns India of a befitting response for surgical strike

The minister also claimed that India does not want to continue the process of negotiation with Pakistan and reduce the tension.

16 Jan 2017 8:00 PM