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  World   Asia  16 Oct 2017

World, Asia, 16 Oct 2017

Food, aid restricted, Rohingya refugees flee into Bangladesh

Wading through waste-deep water Rohingyas reached border fleeing Myanmar’s Buthidaung region.

16 Oct 2017 3:32 PM

Leaflets praising Pyongyang found at South Korea's presidential complex

Seoul is only 35 miles from the DMZ, within artillery range, and the leaflets are sometimes found lying on the ground in the capital.

16 Oct 2017 1:44 PM

Amid North Korea tensions, South Korea, US begin 5 days major naval drills

North Koreas accused the US of provoking the country by mobilizing the aircraft carrier and other war assets near the peninsula.

16 Oct 2017 12:33 PM

Panamagate: Pak's FM Ishaq Dar in Islamabad Accountability Court

The prosecution is set to present another witness against Dar.

16 Oct 2017 11:37 AM

Shinzo Abe headed for landslide win in Japan's upcoming election: poll

Democratic Party, appears to be declining, with surveys predicting it might win up to 54 seats.

16 Oct 2017 11:17 AM


Boat carrying 50 Rohingyas sinks; 5 including 4 kids dead, dozens missing

The boat was packed with Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar's Rakhine state for Bangladesh.

16 Oct 2017 8:56 AM

14,000 lone children among Rohingya refugees: Official

The UN says 536,000 mainly Rohingya refugees have arrived from Myanmar’s strife-torn Rakhine state since August 25, the majority of them children.

16 Oct 2017 7:00 AM

Chief Justice of Bangladesh to face graft probe

The SC issued a statement as Sinha overnight left for Australia, saying he was “embarrassed” over the controversy surrounding his July ruling.

16 Oct 2017 6:55 AM

No martial law threat in Pakistan, clarifies Army

The spokesperson was asked about Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal criticisism on his (General Asif’s) comments on the state of country’s economy.

16 Oct 2017 6:39 AM

Hafiz Saeed close to freedom as Pak drops all terror charges

In March, India had asked Pakistan to re-investigate the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks and also put Saeed on trial.

16 Oct 2017 1:29 AM