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  World   Asia  25 Jun 2017

World, Asia, 25 Jun 2017

China's first aircraft carrier Liaoning set out for routine training mission

This is the 1st exercise being carried by Liaoning, a refurbished aircraft carrier built from the hull of Soviet ship bought from Ukraine.

25 Jun 2017 4:41 PM

Pakistan and Afghanistan should improve their relations: China

Several people were killed when Afghanistan and Pakistan border troops exchanged fire for hours in early May.

25 Jun 2017 2:00 PM

Girls referred as dessert: Thailand sex scandal puts spotlight on grim tradition

Until recently the most sinister part of that tradition, the procurement of underage girls, was well-known but rarely discussed.

25 Jun 2017 12:57 PM

Indonesian cop stabbed by suspected Islamist militants in Medan city

Islamic State sympathizers have carried out a series of mostly low-level attacks in Indonesia over the past few years.

25 Jun 2017 11:30 AM

Over 120 killed as overturned oil tanker catches fire in Pak's Punjab province

The tanker flipped over Sunday and the fire from the oil spill engulfed scores of residents who had rushed to collect leaking fuel.

25 Jun 2017 10:29 AM


China: 15 killed, over 120 missing in Sichuan Province landslide

Nearly 2,000 rescuers, including soldiers, frantically scoured through the mud and rocks to find survivors. 

25 Jun 2017 9:29 AM

‘Bunga bunga boss’ gets bowled over by Melania

But regarding Donald Trump, I can say, like many men and women, I like Melania For her beauty, says Silvio Berlusconi.

25 Jun 2017 5:32 AM

Next ISIS chief could be from Saddam army

If Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead, he is likely to be succeeded by one of his top two lieutenants, both of whom were Army officers under Saddam Hussein.

25 Jun 2017 5:22 AM

Pakistan starts issuing third gender passports

Earlier, the Pakistani passport had a gender category with either ‘male’ or ‘female’ options.

25 Jun 2017 5:15 AM