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Friday, September 22, 2017

N Korean leader Kim called Trump a 'dotard'

| By Asian Age Online
Famous for using bombastic, derogatory and often-awkward English slams against enemies, North Korean state media sent people scrambling for dictionaries Friday with a dispatch
N Korean leader Kim called Trump a 'dotard'

Indian CBI nabbed ex-HC judge in alleged medical seat scam

| By Asian Age Online
The Indian CBI on Thursday arrested former Odisha judge Ishrat Masroor Quddusi along with five others in connection
Indian CBI nabbed ex-HC judge in alleged medical seat scam

Bomb kills 4 soldiers, wounds 6 in southern Thailand

| By Asian Age Online
A roadside bomb killed four army rangers and wounded fiveother rangers and a civilian Friday in Thailand's insurgency-plagued south,police said. Pol. Col. Mana Daechawarit of the
Bomb kills 4 soldiers, wounds 6 in southern Thailand

Pakistan army says death toll from India shooting rises to 6

| By Asian Age Online
Pakistan's military says the death toll from the overnight cross-border shooting by India in the disputed Himalayan region of
 Pakistan army says death toll from India shooting rises to 6

Japan FM urges countries to cut ties with N Korea

| By Asian Age Online
Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono called Thursday on countries to cut diplomatic ties with North Korea as part of
Japan FM urges countries to cut ties with N Korea

'Deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly' for threat : Kim Jong Un

| By Asian Age Online
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in an extraordinary
 'Deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly' for threat : Kim Jong Un

North Korea building secret nuclear submarine

| By International Desk
North Korea has been building a secret nuclear-powered submarine that could launch a "stealth" nuke strike, an insider has revealed, reports Express.co.uk. It comes as North Korea launched another

IS driven out of Iraq's fort

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Iraq launched an offensive on Thursday to dislodge Islamic State from Hawija, an area located west of the oil city of Kirkuk. The offensive, announced by Prime Minister Haider
IS driven out of Iraq's fort

Grenade attack kills three in Kashmir

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Suspected militants fired a grenade Thursday at the motorcade of a local politician in Indian-administered Kashmir, killing three bystanders and wounding at least 20 others, police said.The attack occurred

Thailand arrests anti-Muslim Buddhist monk

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Thai authorities have detained a Buddhist monk who has posted online videos that harshly denounce Islam. Apichart Punnajanto was detained Tuesday by officers from the Crime Suppression Division, said

Malaysia arrests 7 Filipinos with Abu Sayyaf links

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Malaysian police arrested seven Filipino security guards suspected of being members of the notorious kidnap-for-ransom Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG), authorities announced on Thursday.The men, who were nabbed in a

Sri Lanka babies 'were traded illegally'

| By Asian Age Online
Sri Lankan authorities have admitted in a Dutch documentary that thousands of babies born there were fraudulently sold for adoption abroad in the 1980s.
Sri Lanka babies 'were traded illegally'

Saudi is lifting Skype, WhatsApp ban

| By Asian Age Online
The Saudi government is lifting a ban on calls made through online apps on Thursday but will monitor and censor them, a government spokesman
Saudi is lifting Skype, WhatsApp ban

China bans use of anti-Islam words on social media

| By Asian Age Online
"Islamophobic" terms used by Chinese internet users to stigmatise Muslims have been blocked by authorities to prevent bias against
China bans use of anti-Islam words on social media

Philippine lawmakers do rights backflip after outcry

| By Asian Age Online
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's congressional allies have restored the budget of the nation's human rights commission following an outcry over their vote last
Philippine lawmakers do rights backflip after outcry

Iraq's Kurds in economic crisis ahead of independence vote

| By Asian Age Online
A referendum on independence for Iraqi Kurdistan set for September 25 comes as the autonomous region faces the worst economic crisis in its
Iraq's Kurds in economic crisis ahead of independence vote

Class 5 student commits suicide over severe punishment by teacher in India

| By Asian Age Online
Upset over punishment given by teacher, a class 5 student allegedly committed suicide in Gorkhapur after consuming poison. Eleven-year-old
Class 5 student commits suicide over severe punishment by teacher in India

N Korea shrugs off Trump threat as 'dog's bark'

| By Asian Age Online
North Korea's foreign minister has brushed aside US President Donald Trump's fiery threat to destroy his nation, comparing it
N Korea shrugs off Trump threat as 'dog's bark'

Thai authorities detain well-known anti-Muslim Buddhist monk

| By Asian Age Online
Thai authorities have detained a Buddhist monk who has posted online videos that harshly denounce Islam.
Thai authorities detain well-known anti-Muslim Buddhist monk

An Ancient Chinese Fishing Community Washes Ashore

| By Asian Age Online
Along southern China's snaking rivers, an ancient fishing community that once lived and worked exclusively on the water has been finding its way
An Ancient Chinese Fishing Community Washes Ashore

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