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Asia

Sichuan Airlines flight forced to land, pilot 'sucked halfway' out, says captain

The cockpit experienced a sudden loss of pressure and drop in temperature and when he looked over, the cockpit’s right windshield was gone.

15 May 2018 12:42 PM

China to deliver world's largest amphibious aircraft by 2022: report

In December, state media said that the aircraft had received 17 orders so far from Chinese government departments and Chinese companies.

14 May 2018 12:29 PM

North Korea will never fully give up nuclear weapons: Top defector

US is seeking the 'complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearisation (CVID)' of the North and stresses that verification will be key.

14 May 2018 12:16 PM

4 suicide bombers blow themselves up at Indonesian police HQ: official

On Sunday, wave of suicide bombings on churches killed at least 14 and injured dozens more.

14 May 2018 11:00 AM

China’s first indigenously built aircraft carrier leaves for sea trials

The completely home-grown aircraft carrier has departed for sea trials on Sunday morning.

13 May 2018 12:12 PM

11 dead, 41 injured after suicide bombers strike at 3 churches in Indonesia

The deadly blasts all occurred within 10 minutes of each other, police said, with the first explosion at 7.30 am.

13 May 2018 8:36 AM

19 killed in fight between Myanmar army and rebels

The military stands accused of carrying out an ethnic cleansing campaign against the stateless minority in Rakhine.

12 May 2018 1:15 PM

Allow exchange of demonetised notes at earliest: KP Oli to PM Modi

According to Nepal's national bank, nearly 33.6 mn Indian rupees in Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 banknotes are currently in Nepali banking channel.

12 May 2018 10:35 AM

In Malaysia, King to pardon Anwar, who could take over from Mahathir

Anwar was heir-apparent to the premiership until Mahathir sacked him in 1998 and he was subsequently jailed for sodomy and abuse of power.

12 May 2018 6:15 AM

Mahathir, 92, to be sworn in as Malaysia PM after historic poll win

Official results showed that Mahathir’s Pakatan Harapan won 113 of parliament’s 222 seats, clinching the simple majority required to rule.

10 May 2018 11:10 AM