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  World   Asia  02 Jan 2017

World, Asia, 02 Jan 2017

33 per cent more tourists visit Everest in 2016

As many as 27,465 tourists visited the Everest region in 2015 while the number was recorded at 36,694 in 2016.

02 Jan 2017 5:01 PM

Crocodile bites selfie-seeking French tourist in Thailand

She suffered a severe bite wound, said the head of the National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department.

02 Jan 2017 4:28 PM

Istanbul club attack: CCTV footage shows gunman shooting indiscriminately

The attacker stepped out of a taxi outside the venue and started shooting with an AK-47 which he had brought in a bag, a witness reported.

02 Jan 2017 1:17 PM

Xi’s 2017 warning: No fuss about China territory

US President-elect Donald Trump angered China last month when he spoke to Tsai in a break with decades of precedent.

02 Jan 2017 1:35 AM

Country close to test-launching an ICBM, says Kim Jong Un

Thae Yong-Ho, North’s ex-deputy envoy to UK who defected to the South, says Kim may launch it in 2017-end .

02 Jan 2017 1:35 AM