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Inauguration ceremony for Thailand King Maha Vajiralongkorn commence

The coronation ceremony for King Maha Vajiralongkorn, Rama X of Thailand, began in an elaborate show of pageantry.

04 May 2019 9:54 AM

Rejoice, delight as new Japan Emperor greets people for first time

Cheers and screams filled the air in Tokyo on Saturday as new Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako made their first greetings.

04 May 2019 8:58 AM

India ‘politicising’ FATF proceedings against us: Pakistan

On several previous occasions, calculated leaks were made to Indian media about proceedings of FATF, which are strictly confidential.

03 May 2019 9:05 PM

Single remaining Kim Jong Nam assassination suspect released

A Vietnamese woman accused of assassinating the North Korean leader's half-brother was freed from prison.

03 May 2019 10:49 AM

Myanmar forces kill 6 suspecting rebel-links

Myanmar security forces shot dead at least six people in the perturbed western state of Rakhine for their links with rebel Arakan Army.

03 May 2019 10:19 AM

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Breakthrough in Azhar case struck during Imran Khan's China trip: report

A veto-wielding permanent member of the UNSC, China was the sole hold-out in the 15-nation world body on the bid to blacklist Azhar.

02 May 2019 7:27 PM

When cuisine didn't match culture: PIA serves English breakfast, faces backlash

People greatly expressed their dissatisfcation over the breakfast being served in the airline

02 May 2019 4:20 PM

Thailand set for coronation of King Rama X, first in 69 years

Thais who have not witnessed a coronation since Bhumibol's in 1950, will see the newly-crowned monarch as he is carried through Bangkok.

02 May 2019 2:44 PM

Surprise wedding: Thai king marries personal bodyguard ahead of coronation

Vajiralongkorn has previously been married and divorced three times and has seven children.

02 May 2019 10:30 AM

US, China hold 'progressive' trade talks in Beijing

China and the United States held productive trade talks in Beijing and will continue discussions in Washington next week.

01 May 2019 2:15 PM

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Detailed insight on how the world's largest democracy casts its ballots

About 600 million Indian citizens are expected to cast their votes over a period of 39 days ending May 19, in the ongoing election.

01 May 2019 12:12 PM

New Japanese Emperor Naruhito ascends Chrysanthemum throne

Japan's new Emperor Naruhito formally ascended the Chrysanthemum Throne, a day after his father's historic abdication.

01 May 2019 10:42 AM

Naming Azhar as global terrorist by UN will be 'properly resolved': China

China said that the vexed issue of designating JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the UN will be properly resolved.

30 Apr 2019 5:10 PM

China sentences another Canadian to death for drug traffiicking

A Chinese court sentenced a second Canadian man to death for drug trafficking amid diplomatic tensions between Ottawa and Beijing.

30 Apr 2019 4:08 PM

Emperor Akhito steps down as Japan marks the end of 'Heisei' period

'Heisei' that is 'achieving peace' period ended with Akhito stepping down as Japan's Emperor.

30 Apr 2019 2:22 PM

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Sri Lanka: 42 foreigners killed in Easter blasts

Another 12 foreigners remain unaccounted for and could be among still unidentified bodies at Colombo's police morgue, the statement said.

30 Apr 2019 1:32 PM

Japanese Emperor Akihito to abdicate after three decades on throne

Akihito, who has had treatment for prostate cancer and heart surgery, said that his age would make it hard for him to carry out his duties.

30 Apr 2019 11:26 AM

Sri Lanka bans face veil after Easter carnage

Muslim women in Sri Lanka will not be allowed to wear any form of face veils in public.

30 Apr 2019 6:10 AM

Sri Lanka on alert for attacks by militants disguised in uniforms

MSD in a letter to lawmakers said that people in military uniforms and using a van could be involved in attacks.

29 Apr 2019 12:54 PM

Indonesia elections: More than 270 staff dies from fatigue-related illnesses

Approximately 80 per cent of the total 193 million voters cast their ballots in more than 8,00,000 polling stations located across country.

29 Apr 2019 7:43 AM

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