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  World   Asia  25 Apr 2018

World, Asia, 25 Apr 2018

China considers law to punish those who glorify 'wars of invasion'

China unveiled the law to protect heroes and martyrs in Dec, and it is likely to be passed by the largely rubber-stamp parliament on Friday.

25 Apr 2018 6:32 PM

After reports of honour killing, Pak Police digs out Italian national's remains

'After news of her death spread on social media, police found the family and started an investigation,' said police officer Waqar Gujjar.

25 Apr 2018 5:46 PM

Plans to make 'Hong Kong' town in China's mainland triggers backlash

The proposal of making a commuter town for people of Hong Kong to solve housing crisis was turned down.

25 Apr 2018 5:27 PM

Not only India's strategic partner, also spiritual neighbour: Sushma Swaraj on Mongolia

At the 6th Joint Committee for Cooperation, Swaraj said, 'Mongolia is well known in India for valour of her kings, her Buddist heritage.'

25 Apr 2018 4:59 PM

Afghan media safety in question as gunmen shoot journo dead on way to work

Abdul Manan Arghand, who worked for Kabul News TV, was shot by gunmen as he was driving his car, police spokesman Zia Durani said.

25 Apr 2018 4:38 PM


Russia hints at providing advanced air defence systems to Syria

Col Gen Sergei Rudskoi said in a statement on Wednesday that Russia will supply Syria with 'new missile defence systems soon.'

25 Apr 2018 4:22 PM

Singapore: First polar bear born in tropics Inuka dies at 27 in zoo

Animal rights groups urge zoos to not keep polar bears, who suffer on being denied the huge ranges of their natural habitat.

25 Apr 2018 4:01 PM

Japan Education Min Yoshimasa Hayashi apologises after 'Sexy Private Yoga' claims

'I apologise for creating confusion amid a tense parliamentary situation,' Hayashi said.

25 Apr 2018 3:14 PM

Russians helping Assad in Syria use military base at home, say witnesses

Molkino in southwestern Russia is where the Russian 10th Special Forces Brigade is based, according to information on the Kremlin website.

25 Apr 2018 2:07 PM

UNSC unable to tackle security threats, says Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj highlights UNSC’s unresponsiveness in her SCO address.

25 Apr 2018 3:00 AM


PM Modi, Xi plan to share vision in a bid to mend ties

Specific issues won’t be discussed.

25 Apr 2018 1:37 AM