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North Korea says it tested cameras for spy satellite

A spy satellite is among an array of sophisticated weapons systems that Kim Jong Un vowed to develop under military modernisation plans

28 Feb 2022 9:58 AM

North Korea blames US for Ukraine crisis

North Korea, in a muted response issued in the form of a commentary, said the US was to blame for the unfolding disaster

27 Feb 2022 11:44 AM

China using 'cultural appropriation' to expand soft borders: Report

Cultural appropriation happens when someone from one culture adopts another culture's style

25 Feb 2022 12:33 PM

Pakistan summons Indian Charge d'Affaires over hijab controversy

The official was conveyed Pak's deep concern over alleged religious intolerance, negative stereotyping and discrimination against Muslims

10 Feb 2022 11:57 AM

South Korea regrets Hyundai Pak's offensive post as India erupts

India on Tuesday said it had summoned the South Korean ambassador and conveyed to him New Delhi’s displeasure on the Hyundai post

09 Feb 2022 9:36 AM


China suffered higher losses Galwan Valley clash than reported: Report

The report said it also showed the extreme lengths Beijing has gone to silence discussion about the battle

03 Feb 2022 10:08 AM

North Korea test-fires most powerful missile since 2017

Pyongyang tested hypersonic missiles twice this month, as well as carrying out four launches of short-range ballistic and cruise missiles

30 Jan 2022 10:38 AM

India's wheat shipment to Afghanistan via Pakistani soil to begin in early February

Pakistan last year allowed India to send 50,000 metric tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan by using its land route

29 Jan 2022 1:02 PM

S Korea tests new virus steps as infections reach new high

Officials also planning to treat most mild cases at home and reshape a testing regime that had been centered around PCR tests

26 Jan 2022 11:48 AM

Pak to hand over 20 Indian fishermen to India at Wagah border

The fishermen, kept in Karachi's Landhi Jail, were released on Sunday on humanitarian grounds

24 Jan 2022 11:32 AM


Nine hamster samples test positive for COVID-19 in Hong Kong

A total of 2,581 small animals were seized from local pet stores during the past week, Hong Kong Free Press said citing government figures

23 Jan 2022 12:37 PM

China media say foreign parcels suspected in new COVID infections

China has repeatedly emphasized the danger of infection from packaging, despite only trace amounts of the virus being found on such items

18 Jan 2022 1:14 PM

Two Indians, one Pakistani killed in UAE drone attack

The suspected audacious terror attack sent shock waves through the region

18 Jan 2022 7:12 AM

China's birth rate at record low in 2021: official

Beijing has been grappling with a looming demographic crisis as it faces a rapidly ageing workforce, slowing economy

17 Jan 2022 11:21 AM

North Korea fires more suspected missiles, flouts new sanctions

The launches come at a delicate time in the region, with North Korea's sole major ally China set to host the Winter Olympics next month

17 Jan 2022 10:38 AM


China faces omicron test weeks ahead of Beijing Winter Olympics

With the success of the Games and China’s national dignity at stake, Beijing is doubling down on its 'zero-tolerance' COVID-19 policy

13 Jan 2022 12:55 PM

Indonesia starts COVID boosters for elderly, others at risk

The government hopes to provide 21 million booster shots in January to people who received their second jabs at least six months ago

12 Jan 2022 10:54 AM

North Korea fires second suspected missile in less than a week

The early-morning launch came as the UN Security Council met to discuss last week's test of what Pyongyang called a hypersonic missile

11 Jan 2022 10:58 AM

Myanmar's Suu Kyi convicted on new charges, jailed for four years

Suu Kyi was found guilty of two charges related to illegally importing and owning walkie-talkies and one of breaking coronavirus rules

10 Jan 2022 11:03 AM

Gulf ministers visit China amid energy fears

Recent unrest in oil and gas-rich Kazakhstan has raised concerns in China, which has long invested heavily in Kazakh's energy industry

10 Jan 2022 10:21 AM