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Asia

Vladimir Putin will visit India for bilateral summit October 4

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj had also visited Russia earlier this month on September 13 and 14.

29 Sep 2018 5:31 AM

Indonesian city hit by tsunami after powerful earthquake

The 7.5 magnitude quake sparked terror among locals who fled into streets and raced to higher ground fearing tsunami waves.

28 Sep 2018 7:42 PM

Imran Khan plans to raise USD 14 bn for Pak dams in largest crowdfunding effort

If millions of Pakistanis living overseas all contribute USD 1,000 then Pakistan will have funds to build dams, Imran Khan claimed.

28 Sep 2018 7:19 PM

'Very strong' typhoon Trami churns towards Japan, violent winds, rain expected

Typhoon Trami, packing gusts of a maximum 162 kilometres per hour near its centre, was in the Pacific spiralling slowly towards Japan.

28 Sep 2018 1:25 PM

China slams US B-52's fly over South China Sea as 'provocative'

Pentagon spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Dave Eastburn said this week's flights were part of 'regularly scheduled operations.'

27 Sep 2018 5:02 PM

Malaysian woman to be caned for prostitution under Islamic law

The 30-year-old single mother of one admitted to offering sexual services in a hotel after being caught by religious enforcement officers.

27 Sep 2018 3:15 PM

China executes man who stabbed nine children to death

Zhao Zewei was sentenced to death in July for massacre -- reportedly motivated by a grudge against school, which he had attended as a child.

27 Sep 2018 1:31 PM

Malaysia's ex-first lady questioned for 13 hrs in 1MDB graft case

Najib Razak has been charged with money laundering, abuse of power and criminal breach of trust.

27 Sep 2018 1:22 PM

UK spy poisoning suspect part of Russian military intelligence: report

Report says Chepiga is highly-decorated GRU officer with rank of colonel, who assumed identify of Ruslan Boshirov for undercover mission.

27 Sep 2018 1:06 PM

China says plots to disrupt ties with Pakistan will fail

Relationship between China and Pak will not change, regardless of circumstantial changes, Qureshi told Wang, according to China's statement.

26 Sep 2018 1:39 PM