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World, Asia, 06 Sep 2019

Make triple talaq a punishable crime in Pakistan: Islamic advisory body

It comes weeks after India made the practice of instant divorce among Muslims a punishable offence.

06 Sep 2019 5:42 PM

Rare of its kind, two-headed snake spotted in Indonesia

The reptile was seen slithering in the central part of the Indonesian holiday island last week.

06 Sep 2019 2:53 PM

Hong Kong students form human chains in continuing protests

Students in blue school dresses held hands Friday outside the Maryknoll Convent School, a Catholic girls' school.

06 Sep 2019 2:14 PM

Zimbabwe's former President Robert Mugabe dies at 95

Officials often said he was being treated for a cataract, denying frequent private media reports that he had prostate cancer.

06 Sep 2019 1:30 PM

US woman arrested with baby hidden in bag at Philippines airport

Philippine officials said Jennifer Erin Talbot was able to pass through airport immigration counter on Wednesday without declaring the baby.

06 Sep 2019 12:33 PM

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Putin says Russia will make new missiles banned during Cold War

Putin said Moscow had urged US to de-escalate spiralling arms race between the former Cold War foes, but that Washington had not responded.

06 Sep 2019 10:40 AM

'Hope China, US trade problems will be over soon,' says Merkel

Merkel made the remarks at the start of formal talks with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at Beijing's Great Hall of People during trip to China.

06 Sep 2019 10:34 AM

Hong Kong braces for protests as leader fails to appease activists

In pre-recorded televised address on Wednesday, Lam said extradition bill had been withdrawn, conceding to one of protesters' five demands.

06 Sep 2019 10:24 AM

Rajnath meets S Korean defence counterpart, discuss boosting ties

During the meeting, both sides agreed that there was great potential to further boost defence ties.

06 Sep 2019 8:20 AM

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