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Strong quake hits Philippines: USGS

A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck the Philippines island of Luzon on Monday afternoon.

22 Apr 2019 3:36 PM

North Korea's Kim Jong Un heads to meet Vladimir Putin to revive old friendship

Kim is expected to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Vladivostok this week, reportedly on Wednesday and Thursday.

22 Apr 2019 12:34 PM

Problems surmount for Carlos Ghosn as Japan Court hit fresh charges

Japanese authorities on Monday hit former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn with a fresh charge of aggravated breach of trust.

22 Apr 2019 12:24 PM

215 killed, 500 injured as 8 blasts rock Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday

Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith said all Easter masses in the Colombo district had been cancelled.

22 Apr 2019 1:14 AM

Sri Lanka bomber queued at hotel buffet then unleashed devastation

The Taprobane restaurant at the hotel was having one of its busiest days of the year for the Easter holiday weekend.

21 Apr 2019 8:44 PM

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After multiple blasts, Lanka blocks Facebook, Instagram to curb false news reports

The Presidential Secretariat said in a statement that decision to block social media sites was taken due to spreading of false news reports.

21 Apr 2019 7:21 PM

Sri Lanka church witnesses pieces of flesh thrown all over walls post blast

Sri Lankan media reported that Negombo Hospital has at least 74 deaths and received 113 injured worshippers from the Sebastian's Church.

21 Apr 2019 6:33 PM

Sri Lanka police had warned of suicide attack on Indian Embassy too: Report

At least 156 people were killed in six bomb attacks today that included three churches.

21 Apr 2019 3:21 PM

2 killed in seventh blast in Sri Lankan capital

The seventh blast occurred at a hotel opposite the Zoo, Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said.

21 Apr 2019 3:15 PM

Lanka PM, prez condemn coordinated bomb attacks, urge countrymen to unite

Three explosions were reported from the five-star hotels - the Shangri-La, the Cinnamon Grand and the Kingsbury.

21 Apr 2019 2:26 PM

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Sri Lanka police chief had warned of suicide attack 10 days before blasts

At least 156 people were killed in six bomb attacks on Sunday that included three churches, three hotels.

21 Apr 2019 1:49 PM

7 arrested after eight blasts in Sri Lanka; death toll rises to 215

Following the deadly attack that claimed several lives, Sri Lankan government ordered curfew from 6 pm Sunday to 6 am Monday.

21 Apr 2019 10:28 AM

Carlos Ghosn to be indicted on additional charge: Report

Tokyo prosecutors are likely to indict former Nissan Motor Co Ltd boss Carlos Ghosn on an additional charge.

19 Apr 2019 2:38 PM

Japanese professor shows students how to produce cocaine, meth

A Japanese professor could face up to 10 years in jail after getting his students to produce ecstasy, in an echo of TV show 'Breaking Bad'.

19 Apr 2019 8:26 AM

Pakistan will not be 'pressured' by anyone on Masood Azhar: Foreign Official

India says Pakistan-based Azhar's Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror group was behind the deadly February 14 attack.

18 Apr 2019 9:05 PM

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Strong quake hits east Taiwan, rattles buildings in capital

Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau says a strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake has struck the east.

18 Apr 2019 11:18 AM

North Korea's Kim Jong Un oversees test of new weapon with 'powerful warhead'

The test marks a ratcheting up of tensions weeks after a summit between Kim and US President Donald Trump collapsed without agreement.

18 Apr 2019 9:54 AM

Issue to blacklist Masood Azhar is moving towards settlement: China

China dismissed reports that US, UK and France have served it an ultimatum until April 23 to lift its 'technical hold'.

17 Apr 2019 3:31 PM

World’s biggest one-day election: Voting underway in Indonesia to elect its Prez

Polling stations opened at 7 am (2200 GMT on Tuesday) in the east and will close at 1 pm (0600 GMT) in the west.

17 Apr 2019 10:21 AM

How to make drugs?: Japanese professor educates students to produce ecstasy

The Japanese university professor could face up to 10 years in jail.

17 Apr 2019 10:16 AM

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