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Malaysian PM stands by Kashmir comments despite India palm oil boycott

New Delhi has so far refused to comment on the trade spat.

22 Oct 2019 2:41 PM

4 dead in firing at protest over Hindu man's post in Bangladesh

In 2016, angry Muslims attacked Hindu temples in an eastern town over a Facebook post that allegedly mocked one of Islam's holiest sites.

22 Oct 2019 11:08 AM

Thai king strips his consort of royal titles for disloyalty

The royal command made public Monday, came just three months after he granted Sineenatra Wongvajirabhakdi consort title.

22 Oct 2019 8:37 AM

'High’ drama: Flight forced to land after drunk man tries to open door at 33k feet

To restrain the drunk man, the in-flight doctor tried to calm him down and cabin crew and passengers used plastic food wrap to control him.

21 Oct 2019 7:59 PM

Mahathir warns of possible trade sanctions on Malaysia amid US-China trade war

To cushion the impact of the collision between the superpowers, Mahathir said Malaysia was collaborating more with its regional neighbours.

21 Oct 2019 12:39 PM

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Joko Widodo sworn in as Indonesia's President for second term

Jokowi's inauguration comes a little over a week after the country's chief security minister was stabbed in an attack.

21 Oct 2019 9:22 AM

India deeply committed to strengthening bonds with diaspora: Prez Kovind in Manila

Kovind said that the Indian embassy in Manila will begin printing passports so as to reduce the time taken for issuance of new passports.

20 Oct 2019 7:03 PM

Turkish soldier killed in Syrian Kurd attack: defence ministry

Turkey and Kurdish forces accused one another for violating the ceasefire agreement.

20 Oct 2019 4:44 PM

Shunned by Chinese, Thai tourism now looks at India for revival

A boating disaster off Phuket's coast that killed 47 Chinese holidaymakers has also scared some off.

20 Oct 2019 2:44 PM

Manmohan Singh to attend Kartarpur Corridor inauguration: Pak FM

Qureshi said Imran Khan would inaugurate Pakistan's part of the corridor, facilitating pilgrimage of 5,000 Indian Sikhs everyday.

20 Oct 2019 2:28 PM

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Pakistan will achieve all FATF targets in time: Qureshi

During the FATF meeting, several countries voiced concern on Pakistan's failure to do enough to contain terror funding on its soil.

20 Oct 2019 2:21 PM

Catalan leaders demand talks with Madrid as thousands protest again

Protesters set up barricades and lit fires before they were dispersed by police firing foam projectiles.

20 Oct 2019 11:35 AM

Pak FM claims Manmohan will attend Kartarpur event

The minister said that Prime Minister Imran Khan had the desire to resolve all outstanding issues between Saudi Arabia and Iran through negotiations.

20 Oct 2019 3:03 AM

Lebanon army cracks down on protests as government bickers

Groups of young people gathered on the streets of the capital, preparing for a new day of protests despite the burgeoning crackdown.

19 Oct 2019 7:52 PM

Afghan special forces killed 16 Taliban, ISIS terrorists in operations

Meanwhile, in Wardak province, the Special Forces killed two Taliban terrorists, arrested six others in Jaghatu district.

19 Oct 2019 2:42 PM

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12 people killed in dam collapse in Russia's Krasnoyarsk

The incident resulted in two temporary employee dormitories being flooded.

19 Oct 2019 2:08 PM

Terror watchdog FATF gives Pakistan four-month ultimatum

The FATF has given Pakistan 4 months before taking action.

18 Oct 2019 2:30 PM

Fate of Japan's royal dynasty rests on shoulders of 13-year-old

Hisahito, 13, the lone royal male in his generation, is second in line to throne after his father Crown Prince Akishino.

18 Oct 2019 12:17 PM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte injured in motorcycle crash

The crash came 10 days after Duterte -- the oldest person to be elected Philippine Prez-- disclosed he is suffering from myasthenia gravis.

17 Oct 2019 2:03 PM

Hong Kong lawmakers dragged from chamber as leader heckled for second day, see video

But chaos erupted once more as her political opponents chanted slogans and were dragged one by one from the chamber.

17 Oct 2019 1:27 PM

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