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Thai judge shoots himself in court after acquitting murder suspects

Thailand's courts often work in favour of rich and powerful, while delivering swift and harsh sentences on ordinary people.

05 Oct 2019 8:34 PM

Pak PM Imran Khan warns PoK residents against crossing LoC

Pakistan has downgraded diplomatic ties with New Delhi and expelled the Indian High Commissioner.

05 Oct 2019 3:44 PM

Face mask ban in Hong Kong sparks violent clashes, rail shutdown

The ban came after the worst violence of the year, when China celebrated 70 years of Communist Party rule on Tuesday.

05 Oct 2019 2:26 PM

Pak minister loses cool when asked to name 58 countries supporting them on Kashmir issue

‘On whose agenda are you working?’ Qureshi snapped at talk show host Javed Chaudhry.

04 Oct 2019 8:26 PM

Greta Thunberg changes her Twitter bio to mock Putin after he criticised her UN speech

Putin said that Greta may have had good intentions but was poorly informed and has little or no idea about conditions in developing nations.

04 Oct 2019 1:27 PM

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‘Go explain to developing countries’: Putin criticises Greta Thunberg’s UN speech

Putin said: 'I may disappoint you but I don’t share the common excitement about the speech by Greta Thunberg.'

03 Oct 2019 12:23 PM

'We absolutely will': Vladimir Putin jokes about meddling in US elections

'I see nothing compromising in the conversation between Trump and (Ukrainian leader Volodymyr) Zelensky,' Putin said.

03 Oct 2019 8:32 AM

Chinese govt cancels Gandhi Jayanti celebrations at public park at last moment

No reasons were provided for the abrupt revoking of the permission.

02 Oct 2019 8:01 PM

Hopes fade for six workers feared trapped after Taiwan bridge collapse

Dramatic CCTV footage captured the moment the 140-metre (460-foot) long single-arch bridge came crashing down in Nanfangao.

02 Oct 2019 10:50 AM

Ahead of nuclear talks, North Korea launches missiles

The South's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the projectiles were fired from Wonsan into the East Sea (Sea of Japan).

02 Oct 2019 8:53 AM

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Watch: Protester critical after being shot by Hong Kong police as China celebrates 70th birthday

The wounded protester received initial first aid from officers before paramedics arrived and took him to hospital.

01 Oct 2019 5:22 PM

Nepal's Lower House speaker Mahara resigns over rape accusations

Secretariat of Nepal Communist Party had suggested he should step down from his post and from Member of Parliament.

01 Oct 2019 3:54 PM

In Vietnam, men parade but women rule at a festival called 'Kate'

The Cham are descendents of a powerful ancient kingdom that once spanned large parts of central and southern Vietnam a millennium ago.

01 Oct 2019 3:48 PM

Protests break out in parts in Hong Kong on China's National Day

In Hong Kong's Tsim Sha Tsui district, protestors set trash cans on fire and placed in front of the closed subway station.

01 Oct 2019 3:45 PM

Pak appoints Munir Akram in place of Maleeha Lodhi as UN representative

However, it gave no reason for her removal.

01 Oct 2019 3:19 PM

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Communism in China at 70 --- success and excess

At 70, China’s Communist Party becomes the second-longest ruling party in history, about a year behind its neighbour, North Korea.

01 Oct 2019 10:36 AM

'No force' can shake us, says Xi Jinping as China marks 70 years

'There is no force that can shake the foundation of this great nation,' Xi said, standing alongside party leaders in Tiananmen Square.

01 Oct 2019 9:10 AM

Pakistan summons Indian envoy after India's retaliation to ceasefire violation

Pakistani troops resorted to firing with small arms and shelling with mortars on Sunday.

30 Sep 2019 4:23 PM

Pakistan to invite former PM Manmohan Singh to inaugurate Kartarpur Corridor

Kartarpur Corridor is slated to be inaugurated on the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak in November.

30 Sep 2019 4:01 PM

China President Xi Jinping bows to Mao Zedong ahead of National Day celebration

The controversial leader's embalmed body is kept in a glass display at the memorial hall.

30 Sep 2019 2:52 PM

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