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Saturday, November 25, 2017

Pakistan frees US-wanted militant suspect

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Pakistani authorities acting on a court order released a US-wanted militant Friday who allegedly founded a banned group linked to the 2008 Mumbai, India attack that killed 168 people,
Pakistan frees US-wanted militant suspect

Iran to display 'power' to Trump

| By International Desk
Iran risks infuriating the US and South America after announcing it intends to send warships to patrol the region as a sign of "power", reports Express.co.uk.The decision comes on
Iran to display 'power' to Trump

China-North Korea bridge to be closed

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A bridge providing the main road link between China and North Korea is to be closed "temporarily" while workers on the North side carry out maintenance, Beijing announced Friday.Some
China-North Korea bridge to be closed

100 bunkers built for civilians in Jammu

| By International Desk
At the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, bunkers are being built on a war footing, not for soldiers, but civilians who have been bearing the brunt of

Indian train derailment kills three

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Thirteen coaches of an express train derailed in northern India early Friday throwing sleeping passengers from their seats in a new disaster that left three dead and nine injured.

Needle abuse found in China nursery

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A Beijing nursery is accused of giving injections and feeding drugs to toddlers, in a case that has sparked outrage in China.Authorities are now investigating the nursery, which is

'Needle abuse' found in Beijing nursery

| By Asian Age Online
A Beijing nursery is accused of giving injections and feeding drugs to toddlers, in a case that has sparked outrage in China.
'Needle abuse' found in Beijing nursery

2 killed in Pakistan's Peshawar blast

| By Asian Age Online
At least two police personnel, including a high-ranked officer, were killed in a blast in Pakistan's northwest provincial
2 killed in Pakistan's Peshawar blast

Baby ordered out of Japan assembly

| By Asian Age Online
A local Japanese politician has been criticised by lawmakers for trying to bring her baby to a council session.
Baby ordered out of Japan assembly

13 Myanmar passengers killed in Thai van crash

| By Asian Age Online
Thirteen Burmese people were killed Friday when their van collided with a truck in central Thailand and burst
13 Myanmar passengers killed in Thai van crash

'North Koreans' wash ashore in Japan

| By Asian Age Online
A boat carrying eight men claiming to be North Korean fishermen has washed ashore the coast in Japan.
'North Koreans' wash ashore in Japan

'Non-existent' official suspended over PEC gaffe

| By Asian Age Online
The government has suspended an education official in the aftermath of the mistake-riddled question paper for PEC exams, but no official by that name

Khaleda says she is ‘completely innocent’

| By Asian Age Online
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia declares she is ‘completely innocent’ in her testimony in the Zia Welfare Trust graft case.
Khaleda says she is ‘completely innocent’

Deal struck, Rohingya return to start in 2 months

| By Asian Age Online
Repatriation of the hundreds of thousands Rohingya Muslims, who fled a recent army crackdown in Myanmar, will start in two months, Bangladesh says following
Deal struck, Rohingya return to start in 2 months

Sin causes cancer, says Indian minister

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Indians have reacted angrily after the health minister from Assam state said cancer "is divine justice" caused by "past sins of a person".Himanta Biswa Sarma said that people
Sin causes cancer, says Indian minister

'S Korea to honor pledges on Thaad deployment'

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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has used the Chinese saying "commitments must be honored" in urging Seoul to make sustained efforts to tackle the issue of deployment of
'S Korea to honor pledges on Thaad deployment'

Australia urges strong US engagement in Asia

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Australia called on Thursday on the United States to build a strong presence in Asia and bolster ties with "like-minded" partners while warning against China's rising influence.A more

'Child marriage' bill stirs outrage in Iraq

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A proposal in Iraq's parliament to scrap the minimum age for Muslim girls to marry has stirred outrage among critics who view it as a licence "to rape
'Child marriage' bill stirs outrage in Iraq

Police must return to drug war: Duterte

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has called on police to once again take the lead role in his deadly drug war, having twice demoted them in response to criticism

Iraq launches final sweep to flush out IS

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Iraqi forces launched a sweep through the western desert to flush out remaining Islamic State group fighters on Thursday, an operation the prime minister has said will spell the

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