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Didn't meddle, aren't meddling, will not meddle in any elections: Putin

Putin and other Russian officials have hotly denied any interference with the US vote to help Donald Trump win presidency.

07 Jun 2019 1:47 PM

Two dead, 100 injured as storm hits Nepal's Far-Western region

The dead were identified as 47-year-old Lahanu Chaudhary and Birbahadur Chaudhary, whose age is yet to be determined.

07 Jun 2019 1:04 PM

‘Not here for decoration’: Thai transgender MPs make history in Parliament

Thailand’s transgender community enjoys a high profile, but still faces major hurdles in the conservative Buddhist-majority kingdom.

07 Jun 2019 10:37 AM

Nawaz Sharif’s life at risk, says doctor

The three-time prime minister was sentenced to a seven-year imprisonment in the Al-Azizia corruption reference last year.

07 Jun 2019 6:48 AM

Chinese cartoonist announces protest against Twitter for refusing Tiananmen emoji

This is the second time the social media giant has come under fire in the last week over its handling of China-related content.

06 Jun 2019 2:54 PM

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Pashupatinath temple in Nepal owns over 9kg gold, 1.3 billion rupees cash

Built in the 5th century, the shrine is one of the four most important religious sites in Asia for devotees of Shiva.

06 Jun 2019 12:34 PM

Thai lawmakers elect junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha as PM

Thailand’s junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha was elected late Wednesday as the kingdom’s first civilian prime minister since the 2014 coup.

06 Jun 2019 11:34 AM

10 killed in Pakistan during armed clash on Eid

The two groups resorted to indiscriminate firing after a dispute, Geo News reported.

06 Jun 2019 11:23 AM

South Korea records first current account deficit in 7 years

The world's 11th largest economy posted a current account deficit of $660 million in April, figures from the central Bank of Korea showed.

05 Jun 2019 2:49 PM

China's tryst with space; launches rocket from ship

The Long March 11 rocket blasted off from a platform on a large semi-submersible barge in the Yellow Sea.

05 Jun 2019 12:21 PM

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North Korea urges US to resume talks, warns ‘patience has a limit’

Talks between the two countries hit a roadblock after the second summit in Vietnam ended abruptly with no joint statement being released.

05 Jun 2019 12:08 PM

China issues travel alerts for US; warns citizens of harassment

The statement urged Chinese tourists to 'fully assess the risk' and 'improve their awareness of safety and security'..

04 Jun 2019 5:36 PM

China slams Pompeo’s ‘lunatic ravings and babbling nonsense’ on Tiananmen

Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang called Pompeo statement as an attack on China’s political system and human rights.

04 Jun 2019 3:49 PM

Supposedly executed former N Korean nuclear envoy alive, but in custody: Report

Sources told Reuters at the time that Kim Hyok Chol was facing punishment but there was no evidence he had been executed.

04 Jun 2019 12:49 PM

Kim Jong Un’s sister back in public eye at North Korea’s mass games

Kim Yo Jong is a senior official of North Korea’s ruling party and is believed to be her brother’s closest confidant.

04 Jun 2019 11:02 AM

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North Korean official ‘executed’ over failed summit with US seen enjoying concert

Negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang have been at a standstill, since the second summit between Trump and Kim broke down

03 Jun 2019 3:16 PM

China blames US for trade dispute, but won't escalate further

The report said China has kept its word throughout 11 rounds of talks and will honor its commitments if a trade agreement is reached.

03 Jun 2019 12:15 PM

British Airways resumes flights to Pakistan, after 10-year sabbatical

Britain's flagship carrier stopped flying to Pakistan after Marriott hotel in the capital, was bombed in 2008, killing more than 50 people.

03 Jun 2019 9:27 AM

14 injured as driverless train goes wrong way in Japan

Mikami added that the operator has shut down the line and it was uncertain when services would be resumed.

02 Jun 2019 1:18 PM

China says trade war 'has not made America great again'

The world's top two economies have so far exchanged tit-for-tat tariffs on two-way trade worth hundreds of billions of dollars.

02 Jun 2019 9:46 AM

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