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  World   Asia  01 Aug 2017

World, Asia, 01 Aug 2017

Japan in row with Beijing over gasfield activity in East China Sea

The 2 nations have disputed over the East China Sea islands controlled by Japan and claimed by China.

01 Aug 2017 7:35 PM

North Korea isolated but gets what it needs from neighbours

A relentless pursuit of nuclear weapons has been a major source of the country's ability to pull in aid and concessions.

01 Aug 2017 3:37 PM

Despite India's growing ties, Indo-Russia will remain strong: Russian official

India also inked a multi-million dollar deal with France for purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets last year. 

01 Aug 2017 3:34 PM

North Korea missile can hit ‘most of America’: US officials

North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un supervised the midnight launch of the missile on Friday night and called it a ‘stern warning’ to the US.

01 Aug 2017 1:05 PM

Former Thai PM Yingluck pleads not guilty in graft case as trial nears end

Yingluck was banned from political office for five years after the national assembly appointed by the military government impeached her.

01 Aug 2017 11:27 AM


Pakistan interim PM Abbasi faces Rs 220 billion corruption probe

Abbasi is expected to be elected as the new Prime Minister by Pakistan’s Parliament on Tuesday, replacing ousted premier Nawaz Sharif.

01 Aug 2017 6:47 AM

With Nawaz Sharif out, Imran Khan begins to dream big

Khan wants to ride the momentum of his drive against Mr Sharif to win the 2018 general election, more than 20 years after he entered politics.

01 Aug 2017 6:24 AM

Parties must declare source of funding: Pakistan Chief Justice

Imran Khan has already filed all banking documents detailing the money trail required by Supreme Court in the case.

01 Aug 2017 2:47 AM

ISIS attacks Iraqi embassy in Afghanistan

All jihadists killed, compound secured after suicide bombing, gunfire rock building.

01 Aug 2017 2:43 AM