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  World   Asia  21 Dec 2016

World, Asia, 21 Dec 2016

China: Principal penalized for organizing outdoor exam

More than 20 cities in north China including capital Beijing issued red alerts for the latest bout of polluted air.

21 Dec 2016 7:53 PM

Duterte killings in 1980s were part of police ops: Philippines

Duterte recounted how in 1988, he and local police ambushed and killed three suspected kidnappers.

21 Dec 2016 3:13 PM

Lankan man who hit Rajiv Gandhi in 1987 predicts Sirisena's death

Vijitha Rohana Wijemuni, who was jailed for attacking Gandhi, made an astrological prediction on Facebook about death of Sirisena.

21 Dec 2016 10:51 AM

Jakarta governor fights Quran blasphemy charges

Purnama, better known by his nickname Ahok, ignited a firestorm of criticism when he quoted a verse from the Islamic holy text.

21 Dec 2016 1:58 AM

Won’t change stand on Nobel, says China

Norwegian Foreign Minister Boerge Brende visited Beijing this week to normalize diplomatic and political relations.

21 Dec 2016 1:52 AM