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Putin announces partial mobilisation of reservists

President Vladimir Putin says the measure is necessary as his country is fighting the "entire Western military machine"

21 Sep 2022 4:45 PM

Pope Francis will not attend queen's funeral: Vatican

Pope Francis' de-facto foreign minister will attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II in London next week

16 Sep 2022 4:54 PM

Wave of Lebanon bank 'heists' to seize back frozen savings

Since the value of Lebanon's currency began plummeting and banks started imposing draconian restrictions on withdrawals.

16 Sep 2022 4:47 PM

UN wants to send team to probe mass grave in Ukraine's Izyum

Hundreds of graves topped with white crosses and marked with numbers are located in forests outside the recaptured city

16 Sep 2022 4:21 PM

UN releases report on possible crimes against humanity in China's Xinjiang

Hours before the release, China's UN ambassador, Zhang Jun, said Beijing remained firmly opposed to the release

01 Sep 2022 9:18 AM

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Indonesia leader says Putin and Xi to attend G20 summit: Report

Jakarta has come under Western pressure to exclude Putin from the G20 gathering after announcing in April he had been invited

19 Aug 2022 12:09 PM

Gotabaya Rajapaksa to return to Sri Lanka on Aug 24: Report

Rajapaksa is currently staying at a hotel in Bangkok in the heart of Thailand's capital, where police have advised him to remain indoors

18 Aug 2022 10:18 AM

UN body expresses concern over slavery in China and forced marriages among Indians

UN investigator also speaks of bonded labour among Dalits in India

18 Aug 2022 9:02 AM

China continues military drills around Taiwan even after end of four-day schedule

People's Liberation Army Eastern Theatre Command, which oversees Taiwan, said it would continue drills in waters near Taiwan island

08 Aug 2022 12:55 PM

China begins major Taiwan military drills after Pelosi visit

Pelosi left Taiwan Wednesday after a trip that defied a series of stark threats from Beijing, which views Taiwan as its territory

04 Aug 2022 10:52 AM

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Nancy Pelosi lands in Taiwan, defying China threats

Pelosi, second in line to the presidency, is the highest-profile elected US official to visit Taiwan in 25 years

03 Aug 2022 8:27 AM

Lanka PM's home set on fire, Prez flees

Chaos as protesters take to streets

10 Jul 2022 12:33 AM

Japan's ex-PM Shinzo Abe assassinated during a speech

Airlifted to hospital, was too late, home-made weapon used

09 Jul 2022 7:14 AM

Wear all-covering burqa, Taliban tells Afghan women

Women have also been ordered to visit parks in the capital on separate days from men

08 May 2022 3:22 AM

Lawmaker: Sri Lanka president agrees to remove brother as PM

Gotabaya agreed that a national council will be appointed to name a new prime minister and Cabinet comprised of all parties in Parliament

30 Apr 2022 2:00 AM

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China Covid death toll rises as Beijing warns of 'grim' situation

Shanghai has been almost entirely locked down since the start of the month, snarling supply chains, with many people confined to their homes

24 Apr 2022 1:20 PM

Sri Lankan Prez sacks brother and Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa

Basil has been replaced by Ali Sabry, who was until Sunday night the Minister of Justice

05 Apr 2022 4:10 AM

Pakistan Supreme Court to hear arguments on constitutional crisis

Imran Khan will remain in charge for at least two weeks, or until an interim government is formed to oversee elections

04 Apr 2022 12:52 PM

Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers resigns, as country faces its worst economic crisis

Political experts said the ministers came under intense pressure from the public over the govt's alleged mishandling of the economic crisis

04 Apr 2022 10:39 AM

Imran Khan claims US diplomat Donald Lu involved in 'conspiracy' to topple his govt

Pakistan's Opposition leaders have ridiculed Khan's allegation, and the US has dismissed it

04 Apr 2022 7:22 AM

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