- March 18, 2018
In a latest spell, nine more Bangladeshi nationals have got infected with Zika virus in Singapore; confirmed the Bangladesh Embassy referring to a statement by the Singapore health ministry
A motorcycle bomb killed a father and daughter in front of a Thai elementary school as parents were dropping off their children on Tuesday, officials said, the latest in a series of attacks in the troubled south.
Duterte, who inspected the scene of Friday night’s attack at a night market in downtown Davao city, said his declaration that covers the southern Mindanao region did not amount to an imposition of martial law.
The Uzbek government did not immediately confirm the reports. Earlier on Friday it said the health of Karimov, who has been in hospital since last Saturday, had sharply deteriorated.
The country is the world’s largest emitter of harmful CO2 emissions, which cause climate change.
Universities based in Northeast Asia tend to produce a high volume of patent applications, and that helps their home countries stand out as hot spots for innovation in the Asia-Pacific region
There were no indications the men had planned to carry out attacks in Singapore
The world’s oldest man has been named Mbah Gotho, an Indonesian aged 145 years, with documentation that says he was born in 1870.
Naim’s followers are not capable of mounting a major attack, said Mahmud of the Islamic State Supporters Forum
Japan has taken the step in the face of recent terrorist attacks including the Gulshan carnage
A North Korean submarine fired a ballistic missile on Wednesday that flew about 500km towards Japan
The situation in Kashmir was deteriorating and urged the international community to act
Communist insurgents in the Philippines have fought one of Asia’s longest-running insurgencies
A top UN human rights official expressed “deep regret” at the failure of both the Indian and Pakistani authorities to grant access to the separate parts of Kashmir
A senior police official said hundreds of protesters threw stones at security forces as they tried to restore order on the streets of Budgam, a district 30km south of Srinagar, the state’s summer capital
As many as 908 people joined in the head-shaving part of the protest, organizers said
Chinese anger at South Korea over its decision to deploy and US anti-missile defence system appears to be threatening everything from appearances by the stars of K-Pop to future cooperation on North Korea at the United Nations
Taliban fighters have been threatening at least two provincial capitals this summer, in Helmand and Kunduz, and a US government report said Afghan forces have lost 5% of territory this year.
Japanese Emperor Akihito, 82, in a rare video address to the public on Monday, said he worried that age may make it difficult for him to fully carry out his duties, remarks widely seen as suggesting he wants to abdicate. Public broadcaster NHK reported last month that Akihito, who has had heart surgery and been
The diplomat left the country Monday, said a senior government official.