Asia-Pacific
  • Two suspected masterminds of the Pulwama suicide bombing, which killed 40 Indian paramilitary soldiers in the country’s northern state of Jammu & Kashmir last week, were gunned down by the troops on Monday.

    (Source: Dirt Sheet/flickr)
    LAST UPDATE : Feb 18, 2019, 5:52 AM EST
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  • In the second summit, Trump will be eyeing a written pledge of denuclearization from N. Korea.

    U.S. President Donald Trump, in State of the Union speech on Tuesday, announced that the much-awaited second nuclear summit with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un will be held in Vietnam at the end of February.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 06, 2019, 3:27 AM EST
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  • The revelation comes as officials from the U.S. and Pyongyang prepare to meet on Wednesday.

    A confidential report says that North Korea is constantly dispersing its assembly, storage and testing locations for nuclear and ballistic missiles in order to insulate them against military strikes.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 05, 2019, 3:40 AM EST
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  • (Source: Kārlis Dambrāns/flickr)

    Beijing lashed out at the U.S. for slapping a string of criminal charges on Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, saying that the move is politically motivated and aimed at strangling fair and just competition.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 29, 2019, 3:55 AM EST
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  • Chinese President Xi Jinping’s speech marked 40 years since the country introduced major economic reforms.

    Amid criticism over a sluggish economy and trade standoff with the U.S., Chinese President Xi Jinping said that Beijing “will never seek global hegemony,” adding that the country cannot be dictated to make reforms.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 21, 2019, 7:23 AM EST
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  • China called Meng Wanzhou's arrest a "rights abuse."

    Chinese media accused the U.S. of resorting to hooliganism over the arrest of Huawei’s CFO Meng Wanzhou, accusing Washington of attempting to hamstring the expansion of its leading competitive technology company.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2018, 4:25 AM EST
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  • Meng Wanzhou, Chinese telecoms giant Huawei's chief financial officer, was detained in Vancouver on December 1.

    Beijing called on Canada to immediately release Meng Wanzhou, Chinese telecoms giant Huawei's CFO, who was detained in Vancouver and faces extradition to the U.S. over a possible breach of sanctions against Iran.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2018, 5:27 AM EST
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  • Ukraine's ambassador to Germany slammed Russian President Vladimir Putin for “brutal, hooligan-like” behavior.

    Ukraine’s ambassador to Germany called on Berlin & other Western states to up the ante against Russia by imposing new sanctions in response to Moscow’s seizure of Ukrainian ships near Crimea on Sunday.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 28, 2018, 4:51 AM EST
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  • (Source: https://bdnews24.com)

    A deadly fire engulfed residential buildings in Chawkbazar district in Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka, killing at least 70 people, as firefighters struggled to put out fast-moving flames in cramped, narrow lanes.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 21, 2019, 2:09 AM EST
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  • Off late, Russia has been inspecting all Ukrainian ships passing through the Kerch Strait.

    A car outside the Russian embassy in Kiev was torched by protesters after Russia fired on and seized three Ukrainian naval ships off the coast of Crimea on Sunday, stirring up tensions between the two countries.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 26, 2018, 3:13 AM EST
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