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Asia

China unveils anti-terror laser gun

The country has stepped up security as it awaits the 19th 'once-in-a-five-year' congress of the ruling communist party.

13 Oct 2017 12:50 PM

Floods, landslides kill 54, leave 39 missing in Vietnam

Tropical storm could bring more rains and misery to the central and northern regions.

13 Oct 2017 11:16 AM

Pakistan Army recovers five foreign hostages

The communiqué said that the operation by Pakistani forces, based on actionable intelligence from US authorities, was successful.

13 Oct 2017 4:42 AM

Non-bailable warrants issued against Imran Khan

The PTI chief has also been directed to submit a reply in the petition that was filed against him by Akbar S. Babar.

13 Oct 2017 4:36 AM

Saudi Arabia’s next revolution: Female taxi drivers

An instructor stood next to the screen, holding up a smartphone to show the inner workings of the app.

13 Oct 2017 12:32 AM

For Thais, a year of mourning for a much-loved King will end today

On the evening of October 5, I went to the Grand Palace for the last day for mourners to bid farewell to the King.

13 Oct 2017 12:23 AM

37 people killed, 40 missing as floods, landslides ravage Vietnam

Heavy rains lashed swathes of the country this week, with northern Hoa Binh province the hardest hit with 11 dead and 21 missing.

12 Oct 2017 6:34 PM

Media 'exaggerated' Rohingya refugees fleeing number: Myanmar army chief

His comments followed a meeting with US Ambassador Scot Marciel, who expressed concern over the half million fleeing refugees

12 Oct 2017 3:12 PM

Shinzo Abe likely to get two-thirds majority in Japan's upcoming election: surveys

The 12-day election campaign, which kicked off Tuesday, will focus on reviving Japan's once world-beating economy.

12 Oct 2017 12:32 PM

Over 270 held in China fake military ID scam

The IDs, including the high military ranks of generals, were sold for as much as 15 million yuan ($2.28 million).

12 Oct 2017 6:18 AM