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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

'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

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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

Indian-origin Singaporean judge joins Brunei Supreme Court

All part-time judges appointed to the Supreme Court of Brunei are designated as judicial commissioners.

07 Oct 2019 5:43 PM

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2 protesters charged in 1st use of Hong Kong's new mask ban

A conviction for violating the mask ban carries a penalty of up to a year in jail and a fine.

07 Oct 2019 10:49 AM

‘Purely technical’: Chinese official on change in Gandhi Jayanti event venue

On October 1, China organised a mega celebration at the heart of Beijing to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the country.

06 Oct 2019 1:20 PM

Subway stations, malls shut as Hong Kong braces protests against mask ban

Opponents and protesters saw it as the start of a slippery slope tipping the international finance hub into authoritarianism.

06 Oct 2019 12:32 PM

Pak rejects India's remark on Imran Khan's 'provocative' speech during UNGA session

Pakistan has kept up its futile efforts, even as it has been snubbed globally over the matter time and again.

06 Oct 2019 10:59 AM

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

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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

‘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

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