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  World   Asia  24 Jul 2017

World, Asia, 24 Jul 2017

China says it wants to 'maintain stability' in disputed South China Sea

China claims most of the energy-rich sea through which about $5 trillion in ship-borne trade passes every year.

24 Jul 2017 6:34 PM

Malaysian children prepare for future Hajj pilgrimage

The children also threw pebbles at a wall during a practice version of the ‘stoning of the devil’, another of the hajj rituals.

24 Jul 2017 3:51 PM

North Korea still digging up bombs after 64 years of Korean war

The tonnage of bombs dropped on the North was about the same as the total dropped by the US against Japan during World War II.

24 Jul 2017 3:43 PM

Taliban claims responsibility for Kabul suicide blast that killed 35

The Interior Ministry spokesman said the car bomb hit a bus with employees of the Ministry of Mines at a busy hour.

24 Jul 2017 1:24 PM

Western Kabul hit by suicide car bomb; 24 killed: govt official

The area has been the scene of several attacks including the suicide attack that killed Shiite Muslim cleric Ramazan Hussainzada in June.

24 Jul 2017 8:32 AM


Embattled Abe loses 10 points in new poll

The precipitous drop in support does not immediately threaten Mr Abe’s job.

24 Jul 2017 5:48 AM

Nawaz Sharif denies concealing UAE employment

The JIT said Sharif had hidden his employment with a UAE company.

24 Jul 2017 1:31 AM