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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte injured in motorcycle crash

The crash came 10 days after Duterte -- the oldest person to be elected Philippine Prez-- disclosed he is suffering from myasthenia gravis.

17 Oct 2019 2:03 PM

Hong Kong lawmakers dragged from chamber as leader heckled for second day, see video

But chaos erupted once more as her political opponents chanted slogans and were dragged one by one from the chamber.

17 Oct 2019 1:27 PM

5 killed in Philippines earthquake; over 200 aftershocks registered

At least 60 others also injured in Tulunan town in North Cotabato, and in Magsaysay and Digos in Davao del Sur, media reports suggest.

17 Oct 2019 9:06 AM

Japan to allocate 710 million yen to support Typhoon Hagibis hit areas

As per Cabinet Office, around 5,500 people remain housed in shelters and more than 2,30,000 people had been evacuated ahead of the storm.

16 Oct 2019 6:43 PM

Xi held in-depth communication on 'regional situation' with PM Modi: China

According to Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale, the Kashmir issue was not raised or discussed.

16 Oct 2019 1:08 PM

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'Defiant message' as North Korea's Kim Jong Un rides white horse on sacred mountain

Last year, Kim took South Korean President Moon Jae-in to the top of the mountain as part of a historic summit.

16 Oct 2019 10:35 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam slams US Senator for ‘police state’ remark

Earlier, fellow Republican senator Ted Cruz had accused the Chinese government of trying to impose 'dictatorship' on Hong Kong.

15 Oct 2019 12:51 PM

Clean-up, rescue efforts on in Japan as typhoon Hagibis death toll nears 70

By Tuesday morning, some 34,000 households were still without power, and 133,000 homes had no water.

15 Oct 2019 12:15 PM

3 mortar rounds land near Kabul's Parliament building

The Afghan government forces have been fighting the Taliban for almost two decades, with all the peace initiatives having failed until now.

14 Oct 2019 2:33 PM

Anyone attempting to split China will be crushed: Xi Jinping in Nepal

There have been concerns that Beijing can use the extradition treaty against Tibetan supporters of the Dalai Lama living in the country.

14 Oct 2019 10:26 AM

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Gas explosion kills 9, injures 10 in east China

The explosion Sunday morning gutted the restaurant and damaged neighboring shops in coastal Jiangsu province's Wuxi city.

13 Oct 2019 7:18 PM

IS families escape Syria camp as Turkey battles Kurds

Fighting raged along the border of an offensive that has provoked an international outcry and left dozens of civilians and fighters dead.

13 Oct 2019 6:52 PM

11 dead, thousands in shelters as typhoon hagibis hammers Japan

Japan's military deployed helicopters to rescue people seen in aerial footage standing on balconies waving towels to attract attention.

13 Oct 2019 9:59 AM

Pro-government protesters rally in Seoul to support minister

They expressed anger over what they saw as an excessive probe by state prosecutors aimed at intimidating the minister, Cho Kuk.

12 Oct 2019 7:37 PM

14 killed, 98 injured in bus accident in Nepal

Police have suspected that the bus was overloaded and that the number of passengers on-board at time of accident might have exceeded 120.

12 Oct 2019 1:18 PM

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'No one showed up!' Hong Kong protests face acid test as movement enters fifth month

The youth-led movement has radicalised a new generation of protesters unlikely to go readily back into their box.

11 Oct 2019 1:37 PM

China’s Xi says he’s watching Kashmir, supports Pak’s core interests: report

Xi told Imran Khan during a meeting in Beijing that the right and wrong of the situation was clear.

09 Oct 2019 2:49 PM

Canadian man asks for paternity leave, Japan firm bullies him, makes him submit DNA test

It was the second paternity leave harassment case to be heard in Japan in recent weeks.

09 Oct 2019 1:05 PM

Ahead of Xi's visit, China says Kashmir issue should be resolved bilaterally

Both India and China are major developing countries of the world and major emerging markets, Chinese Foreign Ministry said.

09 Oct 2019 8:43 AM

10 killed in attack on bus in east Afghanistan: Government official

'The bomb was placed in a motorcycle. Unfortunately, 10 civilians including a child were killed,' said Nangarhar governor spokesman.

07 Oct 2019 7:43 PM

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