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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Intel chief asked me to quit: Sharif

| By Age Online Desk
Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday accused a former intelligence chief of asking him to resign during opposition protests in 2014, comments likely
Intel chief asked me to quit: Sharif

Indian police face fury over shooting of 10 protesters

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Outrage swelled on Wednesday over the deaths of 10 protesters at a rally over a copper plant in southern India, after police opened fire on demonstrators in what

Malaysian state-linked media left scrambling

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 After decades of slavishly backing the only government Malaysia had ever known, state-linked media are scrambling to find their feet after the election landslide, seeking to shed a
Malaysian state-linked media left scrambling

Hundreds mourn Texas victim in Karachi

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The funeral of a Pakistani student killed in last week's Texas school shooting has taken place in Karachi.Sabika Sheikh, who was 17, was among the eight students and two

'US-N Korea summit can proceed smoothly'

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China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that China has played a positive role on the Korean peninsula and hopes the planned US-North Korea summit can proceed smoothly. Ministry

IS militants resort to suicide bombings

| By Asian Age Online
Islamic State (IS) militants resorted to suicide bombings at the last stage of Syrian Army's final battles to liberate IS strongholds in south of
IS militants resort to suicide bombings

Tensions soar between India, Pakistan along Kashmir frontier

| By Asian Age Online
Indian officials say at least four civilians have been killed in firing by Pakistani troops along the volatile frontier in Indian-controlled Kashmir, in escalating
Tensions soar between India, Pakistan along Kashmir frontier

Indian police kill 12 in protest over copper plant

| By Asian Age Online
Indian police on Tuesday killed 12 demonstrators after opening fire on thousands of people demanding the closure of a copper factory due to pollution concerns,
Indian police kill 12 in protest over copper plant

Anti-BJP alliance cannot work without Congress: Deve Gowda

| By International Desk
Janata Dal(S) patriarch HD Deve Gowda, 86, is keen on turning the swearing-in of his son HD Kumaraswamy on Wednesday, as the head of the newly forged Congress-JD(S)
Anti-BJP alliance cannot work without Congress: Deve Gowda

9 dead as police fire during anti-sterlite protest in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin

| By International Desk
Nine people were killed as police opened fire on protesters who went on a rampage today demanding closure of a copper smelting plant in Tamil Nadu's port city of
9 dead as police fire during anti-sterlite protest in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin

Egypt army intensifies Sinai home demolitions

| By International Desk
A rights group has accused the Egyptian army of unlawfully destroying thousands of homes, businesses and farmland in northern Sinai, as part of its campaign against the ISIL

'Malaysia to review 7 national security laws'

| By International Desk
The Malaysian Home Ministry will review seven laws relating to national security that are no longer suitable in today's landscape, said Muhyiddin Yassin at his first press conference as

Tobacco kills 20,000 Sri Lankans every year

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Around 20,000 Sri Lankans die every year due to the diseases caused by the use of tobacco, an official here said on Tuesday. Chairman of Sri Lanka's

Turkey to jail 104 coup suspects for life

| By Asian Age Online
A Turkish court has sentenced 104 former military officers to life in prison for their involvement in a 2016 coup attempt, state media report.
Turkey to jail 104 coup suspects for life

The hugging saint Kanye West tweeted about

| By Asian Age Online
Amid a series of tweets warning against the evils of smartphone addiction, US rapper Kanye West suddenly posted a picture of India's "hugging saint".
The hugging saint Kanye West tweeted about

Forest fire rages in India's Uttarakhand

| By Asian Age Online
A massive forest fire raging in northern Indian state of Uttarakhand for the past five
Forest fire rages in India's Uttarakhand

Nipah virus kills 5 in India

| By Asian Age Online
A deadly virus carried by fruit bats has killed at least ten people in southern India and more than 90 people
Nipah virus kills 5 in India

Foreign media arrive for N Korea nuke site closing

| By Asian Age Online
A small group of foreign journalists arrived in North Korea on Tuesday to cover the dismantling of the country's nuclear test site later this week,
Foreign media arrive for N Korea nuke site closing

OnePlus 6: Six flagship features missing in the 'flagship killer'

| By Asian Age Online
The OnePlus 6 aims to take on the likes of Apple iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL and Samsung
OnePlus 6: Six flagship features missing in the 'flagship killer'

65 die of heatstroke in Pakistan's Karachi

| By Asian Age Online
At least 65 people died due to heatstroke during the last three days
65 die of heatstroke in Pakistan's Karachi

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