Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 | Last Update : 06:20 PM IST

Asia

Anger at Malaysia textbook telling girls to 'protect sex organs'

It is not the first time authorities in Malaysia have been accused of taking a poor approach to issues of gender or sexuality.

16 Jan 2019 5:48 PM

China takes lead in hypersonic weapons and missiles technology: Pentagon

China is on the cusp of fielding some of the world's most advanced weapons systems

16 Jan 2019 10:58 AM

Myanmar delays UN refugee chief's visit

Myanmar has postponed a planned visit by the UN refugee chief to Rakhine state

15 Jan 2019 4:06 PM

Pak Supreme Court rejects plea against Nawaz Sharif bail

The court had also imposed eight million pound fine on Sharif, while a fine of two million pound was imposed on his daughter Maryam Nawaz.

15 Jan 2019 6:46 AM

Indonesia Lion Air jet crash: Cockpit voice recorder, human remains found

The 2-month-old Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet plunged into Java Sea just minutes after taking off on Oct. 29, killing all 189 people on board.

14 Jan 2019 1:38 PM

PPP: Imran Khan bound to give details of sister’s assets

The Supreme Court had earlier sought complete details of properties of Prime Minister Khan’s sister Aleema Khan.

14 Jan 2019 6:33 AM

Man attacks children with knife at Beijing school in China; 20 injured

Xicheng govt did not give other details of attack, but social media posts said children suffered knife wounds to the head.

08 Jan 2019 2:00 PM

‘Family will kill me’: Saudi woman held at Bangkok airport pleads for asylum

In a sign of growing desperation during the night, Qunun posted video of her barricading her hotel room door with furniture.

07 Jan 2019 10:36 AM

Abu Dhabi Prince visits Pak, pledges $6.2 billion package

Islamabad has also received billions of dollars in Chinese loans to finance ambitious infrastructure projects in the country.

07 Jan 2019 3:34 AM

At least 30 killed after gold mine collapses in Afghanistan, say police

Another seven were injured in the incident in Kohistan district of Badakhshan province, district governor Mohammad Rustam Raghi said.

06 Jan 2019 5:42 PM