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World, Asia, 24 Jun 2019

Bangladesh 'Tree Man' wants hands amputated to relieve pain

Abul Bajandar has had 25 operations since 2016 to remove growths from his hands and feet caused by a rare syndrome.

24 Jun 2019 8:27 PM

China to not allow Hong Kong protests to be brought up at G20

‘Hong Kong affairs are Chinese domestic affairs, any foreign force has no right to interfere,’ Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang said.

24 Jun 2019 7:36 PM

Vietnam jails US citizen for 'state overthrow' attempt

Vietnam has routinely jailed its critics since a new administration came to office in 2016 with nearly 130 prisoners.

24 Jun 2019 4:47 PM

Xi, PM Modi, Putin to discuss protectionism amid US tariffs: China

They will also discuss plans for the successful holding this year's BRICS Summit in Brazil, Zhang said.

24 Jun 2019 4:39 PM

Sri Lankan Buddhist monk calls for stoning on Muslims after Easter bombings

Monk Warakagoda Sri Gnanarathana Thero says Muslims should be stoned amid unverified reports of Muslim doctor sterilising Buddhist women.

24 Jun 2019 3:36 PM

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'Won't allow discussion on Hong Kong at G-20 summit,' says China

Xi and Trump have agreed to hold bilateral talks focusing on the US-China trade war during the summit.

24 Jun 2019 11:30 AM

Death toll rises to 25 in Cambodia building collapse

Other survivors said they woke to loud bang and managed to escape as building folded in, leaving dozens of workers stranded on upper floors.

24 Jun 2019 11:28 AM

7.5-magnitude earthquake hits in remote areas of Indonesia; no tsunami threat

The quake hit at a depth of 220 km, the USGS said. There were no immediate reports of damage or injury.

24 Jun 2019 9:15 AM

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