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Pakistan says India preparing another attack this month

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 02:40
Pakistan has “reliable intelligence” that India will attack again this month, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Sunday, as tension over a February standoff ...

Symbolism is important political strategy for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 01:36
In the Indian city Hindus consider the center of the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has commissioned a grand promenade connecting the sacred Ganges River ...

As political tensions fall, twice as many tourists head to Pyongyang to take part in annual marathon

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 00:55
Twice as many foreigners as last year gathered in Pyongyang on Sunday for the city’s annual marathon, tour firms said, as reduced tensions see visitor ...

Frothed not fried: Hanoi’s egg beer draws curious drinkers

Sat, 04/06/2019 - 22:09
Scrambled, fried, or … whipped into beer? It might not be the most conventional way to serve eggs, but a decades-old Hanoi cafe is delighting ...

Singapore’s ‘fake news’ laws upset tech giants and stoke censorship fears

Sat, 04/06/2019 - 21:57
Tech giants have reacted with horror after Singapore proposed laws against “fake news” allowing authorities to order the removal of content and impose hefty fines, ...

Australia appears headed for May 18 election

Sat, 04/06/2019 - 21:33
May 18 appears the most likely date for Australia’s next election, in which the conservative government faces an uphill battle to win a third three-year ...

Malaysia won’t join International Criminal Court

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 23:04
Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Friday Malaysia won’t ratify the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, the second treaty the government is withdrawing from ...

U.S. count shows no Pakistan F-16s shot down in Indian battle: report

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 21:53
Pakistan’s F-16 combat jets have all been accounted for, U.S.-based Foreign Policy magazine said, citing U.S. officials, contradicting an Indian air force assessment that it ...

Indonesian hostage escapes Abu Sayyaf in Philippines, but another drowns and third is shot

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 21:36
An Indonesian hostage held by Muslim militants in the southern Philippines swam his way to freedom but another drowned while a Malaysian was shot in ...

Top U.S. diplomat ‘confident’ of third round of Trump-Kim nuclear talks

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 21:05
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said he is “confident” there will be a third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader ...

There’s an app for that, a TV channel and rallies galore: How brand Modi plays in Indian election

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 23:55
If Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wins this spring’s general election, as is widely expected, it will also be another massive victory for the marketing ...

In snub, U.S. won’t send warships or top officials to Chinese Navy’s 70th anniversary celebrations

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 23:30
The United States has decided not to send warships or senior military officers to celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of China’s People’s ...

Genetically modified mice at $17,000 a pair in high demand as China bids to be biomedical powerhouse

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 22:59
Sacks of pungent animal feed cram the corridors of a Cyagen Biosciences Inc. center for laboratory mice in southern China, maximizing space for rodents that ...

Wildfires force thousands to evacuate in South Korea

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 22:52
Thousands of firefighters and soldiers are starting to contain wildfires in South Korea on Friday which have killed one person and forced more than 4,000 ...

Washington alarmed as China’s ‘Belt and Road’ construction binge spreads to Americas

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 22:21
China’s expansion in Latin America of its “Belt and Road” initiative to build ports and other trade-related facilities is stirring alarm in Washington over Beijing’s ...

Christchurch massacre gunman Brenton Tarrant charged with 49 more mosque murders

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 21:10
Australian Brenton Tarrant appeared in a New Zealand court on Friday where the suspected white supremacist was charged with an additional 49 counts of murder ...

U.S., Chinese bombers soar over Western Pacific as area sees ramped up military drills

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 16:42
B-52 bombers from Guam have trained with Air Self-Defense Force and Okinawa-based U.S. fighter jets in the Western Pacific, just days after China sent a ...

As Australia agonizes over accused mosque gunman, new clues of Tarrant’s ties to far-right groups emerge

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 22:50
From its clubhouses in Melbourne and Sydney, the Lads Society promotes drug-free living and exercise, as well as “white resistance” and Islamophobia, according to online ...

Indonesia may close island of Komodo dragons to thwart smuggling

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 22:30
Indonesia may temporarily shut an island that is home to Komodo dragons in a bid to fix problems created by mass tourism and thwart attempts ...

U.N. slams Brunei’s Sharia laws condemning gays, adulterers as violation of human rights

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 13:38
Brunei is violating human rights by implementing Islamic laws that would allow death by stoning for adultery and homosexuality, the United Nations said on Wednesday.Brunei, ...

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