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Asia

Sri Lanka crisis deepens as PM Wickremesinghe resists sacking

Parliamentary Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has said he will decide Saturday whether to recognise Rajapakse or not, after seeking legal advice.

27 Oct 2018 12:45 PM

Asma Jahangir to get get UN Rights Prize posthumously

Jahangir was a staunch activist of democracy, she also received several accolades for her work on human rights .

27 Oct 2018 6:12 AM

Ex-Lankan prez Rajapaksa becomes new PM amid political drama

The development came after Sirisena's UPFA announced quitting current unity govt with PM Ranil Wickremesinghe's UNP.

26 Oct 2018 9:14 PM

China has not asked for military access to Gwadar port: Pak

Last year, Pentagon singled out Pak as possible location for future Chinese military base, though China has said that is pure speculation.

26 Oct 2018 3:08 PM

No breathing through nose, moving while I slept: Japanese scribe's Syria horror

Confined for 8 months to space just 1.5 mtrs high and 1 mte wide, Yasuda wasn't allowed to bathe, wash clothes, or make noise or movement.

26 Oct 2018 12:16 PM

Woman attacks kindergarten kids with knife in China, 14 injured

The 39-year-old, identified only by her surname Liu, launched the attack as children returned from morning exercises.

26 Oct 2018 11:26 AM

Beijing, New Delhi aim to hold Army drills in China by end of year

The two countries would meet in the southwestern Chinese city of Chengdu next month to discuss the arrangements, Wu Qian said.

25 Oct 2018 4:49 PM

China will never give up an inch of territory: Defence Minister

Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe made the remarks at the opening of the Xiangshan Forum in Beijing.

25 Oct 2018 4:34 PM

Trump’s decision to withdraw from US-Russia nuclear treaty ‘blackmail’: China

'This approach of shifting the blame on others is utterly unjustifiable and unreasonable,' said Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman said.

24 Oct 2018 8:30 AM

China remains defiant on Masood Azhar despite pact assuring cooperation

Agreement was inked during first India-China high-level meeting on bilateral security cooperation which was co-chaired by Rajnath and Kezhi.

23 Oct 2018 4:38 PM