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  World   Asia  12 Jun 2019

World, Asia, 12 Jun 2019

Sun Weidong appointed China's next Ambassador to India

Vikram Misri, the Ambassador of India to the People's Republic of China, congratulated Sun on his appointment on Wednesday.

12 Jun 2019 4:36 PM

India votes in favor of Israel against Palestinian human rights group at UN

Israel had objected to Palestinian rights group Shahed being given an observer status in UN bodies

12 Jun 2019 3:24 PM

Protests grow fierce in Hong Kong over extradition law, attempt to storm Parliament

Police used tear gas, pepper spray and batons to disperse crowds of black-clad demonstrators, most of them young people and students.

12 Jun 2019 2:54 PM

Indian national held for assaulting cop in inebriated state in Singapore

Ragupathiraja faces 10 charges, three of which were committed when he attempted to assault cop.

12 Jun 2019 2:53 PM

Imran Khan vows to go after 'thieves' responsible for Pakistan's economic woes

His speech came on the day Leader of the Opposition in the Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz was arrested by NAB in cases of money laundering.

12 Jun 2019 12:59 PM

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Terror attack in Afghanistan leaves six dead

The explosion took place at around 9 am (local time) in Dand district when a civilian vehicle was targetted by a roadside bomb

12 Jun 2019 12:58 PM

After #MeToo, Japan sexual abuse survivors seek reform in rape law through #WithYou

Legislators revised Japan’s century-old rape law in 2017 to include harsher penalties, among other changes.

12 Jun 2019 12:03 PM

North Korea says it's fighting swine fever with quarantine

There’s concern in South Korea that the outbreak in North could spread across the border.

12 Jun 2019 11:37 AM

Global respectability behind talks with India, says former Pak envoy

India and Pakistan have disputes like many countries but others do not have national ideologies revolving around opposition to others.

12 Jun 2019 8:56 AM

Lanka MPs defy Prez on blast probe

Muslim leaders tell Parliamentary panel they alerted officials repeatedly on radicalisation.

12 Jun 2019 2:30 AM

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