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World, Asia, 28 Aug 2018

Malaysia Islamic court postpones caning of women for lesbian sex

The women, aged 22 and 32, were arrested in April by Islamic enforcement officers after they were found in a car in a public square.

28 Aug 2018 12:36 PM

North Korea still 'serious, imminent threat': Japan on Korean Peninsula

Japan's 2018 defence white paper said Beijing was sparking 'security concerns in region and international community, including Japan'.

28 Aug 2018 12:26 PM

US might be preparing for possible strike on Syria: Russia

Moscow says it has noticed Washington was building up its military forces in the Middle East.

28 Aug 2018 11:05 AM

Putin, Xi Jinping to hold talks next month in Russia: Kremlin

Russia is expecting some Asian leaders and companies to attend to the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok from September 11-13.

28 Aug 2018 10:59 AM

Belt and Road initiative is not a debt trap, says China

The Belt and Road initiative, first mentioned in a speech Chinese President Xi Jinping gave in Kazakhstan in 2013.

28 Aug 2018 10:53 AM

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Japan bullet train staff made to sit by tracks to test safety

About 190 staff working on safety maintenance for Japan’s famed shinkansen bullet train have undergone the training.

28 Aug 2018 9:32 AM

3 file nominations to contest for Pak presidential polls

The Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) and the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) nominated Maulana Fazlur Rehman for the top slot.

28 Aug 2018 6:18 AM

Amid a Taliban resurgence in Afghanistan, strategic coordination with Uzbeks needed

Both Uzbekistan and Tajikistan are secular democratic Republics and are ideologically strongly opposed to the Taliban.

28 Aug 2018 6:12 AM

Key India, Pakistan water sharing talks in Islamabad today

The treaty provides for both the commissioners to meetat least once every year, alternately in Pakistan and India.

28 Aug 2018 5:53 AM