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  World   Asia  28 Oct 2017

World, Asia, 28 Oct 2017

Singapore: Indian-origin man stabs wife to death, surrenders

Krishnan Raju has been charged in the State Court with causing the death; if convicted, he faces the death penalty.

28 Oct 2017 7:17 PM

14 policemen, 6 insurgents killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

Afghan forces have struggled to combat Taliban since US and NATO forces formally concluded their combat mission in 2014.

28 Oct 2017 6:04 PM

Nuclear missile attack from N Korea rising, says Jim Mattis

Some South Korean government officials have endorsed the nation getting nuclear-powered submarines amid calls for more military strength.

28 Oct 2017 3:47 PM

Pakistan objects to supply of US armed drones to India

Pak Foreign Office spokesman said 'extra-regional powers' should be mindful of actions that can mar strategic stability in South Asia.

28 Oct 2017 8:13 AM

Xi Jinping orders China Army to be combat-ready

Mr Xi, 64, began his second tenure on Thursday by holding a meeting of top military officials, regarded as a main source of power base.

28 Oct 2017 6:17 AM


US favouring India, has bias against us: Pakistan

The officials said Islamabad had launched a diplomatic campaign to counter “US-India nexus” which could prove ‘lethal’ for Pakistan.

28 Oct 2017 6:12 AM

Bishops ‘nervous’ Pope will mention Rohingya

Catholic bishops of Myanmar are worried that the pontiff will mention the violence in Rakhine during his visit next month

28 Oct 2017 6:08 AM

Jim Mattis says US goal is ‘not war’ with North Korea

The remark came a day after Mr Mattis had said that Washington was "not rushing to war" and was looking for "peaceful resolution".

28 Oct 2017 6:04 AM