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  World   Asia  21 Aug 2017

World, Asia, 21 Aug 2017

China protest with India, blames India for Pangong Lake incident in Ladakh

The incident at the Pangong Lake happened amid a standoff between Indian and Chinese troops at the Doklam area in the Sikkim section.

21 Aug 2017 4:50 PM

China urges to suspend US-South Korea joint military drills

Beijing has pleaded for a resumption of long-dormant six-nation talks to peacefully resolve the nuclear crisis.

21 Aug 2017 3:40 PM

China to relaunch one of the world's fastest bullet trains

China has spent an estimated $360 billion on high-speed rail, building by far the largest network in the world.

21 Aug 2017 2:47 PM

Amid North Korea tensions, US-South Korea begin joint military drills

Only weeks ago it said it was considering firing a salvo of missiles towards the US Pacific territory of Guam.

21 Aug 2017 10:45 AM

10 sailors missing as US destroyer rams into tanker in Singapore

The collision was reported at 5:24 am (2124 GMT Sunday) while the ship was heading for a routine port visit in Singapore, it said.

21 Aug 2017 7:47 AM


Panama Papers: Sharifs fail to appear before NAB second time

The apex court is likely to take up Sharif’s review petition early next month after the judges vacation.

21 Aug 2017 5:24 AM

Pak: Judicial independence or playing to the gallery?

The Pakistani Army is known to pull the levers of power directly or indirectly.

21 Aug 2017 12:52 AM