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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Japan warns over North Korean 'charm offensive'

| By International Desk
Japan has told an international meeting on North Korea that the world should not be blinded by Pyongyang's recent "charm offensive", reports BBC.Foreign Minister Taro Kono's comments

No case against Hafiz Saeed: Pakistan PM

| By International Desk
More than a month after the release of Hafiz Saeed from house arrest, Pakistan's Prime Minister said "there is no case" against him in the country, using the honorific
No case against Hafiz Saeed: Pakistan PM

SL reinstates ban on selling alcohol to women

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Sri Lanka's government has reinstated a ban on women buying alcohol and being employed in places where the drinks are produced and sold, saying it's in line with

Exiled sheikh promoted by KSA now in Kuwait

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An exiled Qatari sheikh once promoted by Saudi Arabia as a possible opposition leader amid a diplomatic dispute with Doha is now in Kuwait, authorities said Wednesday, after

Rs 100 crore banned notes found at Kanpur

| By International Desk
Banned notes worth crores, making up a "bed" of cash when stacked up, were found on Tuesday at a house in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur, reports NDTV. The police

3 gored to death India bull-taming sport

| By International Desk
At least three men in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu have been gored to death while watching a bull-taming contest known as Jallikattu.The controversial

China to send robot sub to sunken ship

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China's Transport Ministry says preparations are underway to send a robot submarine possibly followed by divers to explore and plug holes in a sunken Iranian oil tanker whose

Japan warns over N Korea 'charm offensive'

| By Asian Age Online
Japan has told an international meeting on North Korea that the world should not be blinded by Pyongyang's recent "charm offensive".
Japan warns over N Korea 'charm offensive'

HK activist Wong jailed over 2014 protest

| By Asian Age Online
A Hong Kong court has jailed activist Joshua Wong for three months, his second prison sentence related to the 2014 pro-democracy protests.
HK activist Wong jailed over 2014 protest

N Korea scoffs at Trump's 'nuclear button' tweet

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North Korea's state-run media say US President Donald Trump's tweet about having a bigger nuclear button than leader Kim Jong Un's is the "spasm of a lunatic."
N Korea scoffs at Trump's 'nuclear button' tweet

Philippines to shift into federal govt system

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Philippine lower house lawmakers on Tuesday kicked off discussions on possible changes to the 30-year-old constitution, with the aim of shifting to a system of federal government and
Philippines to shift into federal govt system

Pakistan clerics issue edict against suicide bombings

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More than 1,800 Pakistani Muslim clerics have issued an Islamic edict, or fatwa, forbidding suicide bombings, a book due to be unveiled by the government on Tuesday says.

Netanyahu, wife visit Taj Mahal

| By International Desk
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu along with his wife Sara on Tuesday visited the 17th century Mughal monument Taj Mahal, reports The Times of India. Netanyahu was received

Najib criticizes Singapore ties under Mahathir

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak praised his country's relationship with neighboring Singapore on Tuesday, but added a jibe for his closest rival in upcoming elections."We believe

Japanese city on alert for deadly blowfish

| By Asian Age Online
A Japanese city has broadcast emergency warnings to prevent people consuming blowfish, after potentially deadly portions were mistakenly sold.
Japanese city on alert for deadly blowfish

Netanyahu upset by Modi's Jerusalem rejection

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday he was disappointed by India's refusal to back recognition of Jerusalem as his country's capital but would not let it spoil
Netanyahu upset by Modi's Jerusalem rejection

12,000 flee as lava oozes from Philippine volcano

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Thousands fled from their homes as lava oozed out of a rumbling Philippine volcano on Monday in what volcanologists described as a quiet eruption, warning it could lead
12,000 flee as lava oozes from Philippine volcano

UAE accuses Qatar over airspace violence

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The United Arab Emirates on Monday claimed that Qatari fighter jets intercepted one of its commercial airliners in international airspace on the way to Bahrain, an allegation promptly
UAE accuses Qatar over airspace violence

70 injured after Indonesia's floor collapse

| By International Desk
More than 70 people were injured after a mezzanine floor at the Indonesia Stock Exchange collapsed onto the building's lobby on Monday, reports Channel News Asia.Police
70 injured after Indonesia's floor collapse

Malaysia upholds death sentences for 9 Filipinos

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A Malaysian court on Monday upheld death sentences handed down to nine men from the Philippines in connection with an 2013 incursion into the Malaysian part of Borneo

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