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  World   Asia  31 Dec 2016

World, Asia, 31 Dec 2016

S Koreans demand leader's removal in New Year's Eve protest

Protest organizers estimate that nearly 9 million people took part in anti-Park rallies nationwide in the previous nine Saturdays.

31 Dec 2016 6:50 PM

China to cut coal capacity by 800 million tonnes by 2020

The plan aims to improve coal production safety and efficiency, as well as reducing impact on the environment.

31 Dec 2016 6:12 PM

Syria: ISIS child soldiers chase and execute prisoners during training

In the training video, children aged between 9-13 years, were seen hunting down real prisoners and executing them in an abandoned building.

31 Dec 2016 3:44 PM

Pakistan seeks US support in Indus Water dispute with India

India's repeated threats to run Pakistan dry pose a real threat to Pakistan's food and economic security.

31 Dec 2016 1:05 PM

Indonesia: Pilot stumbles through security check drunk; suspended

The passengers became suspicious when they heard slurred words and unclear announcements from the cockpit.

31 Dec 2016 11:51 AM


Pakistan: Father marries off daughter, 13, to disabled man

Wazir Ahmed's first wife, Saima's mother, had given him only daughters, and he hoped his second wife would give him a son.

31 Dec 2016 9:16 AM

Afghan activists ask Obama to ground pilot’s asylum plea

Rahmani has requested asylum in the US after allegedly receiving death threats from hardline insurgents.

31 Dec 2016 1:52 AM