Asian News

Blast kills five civilians at scene of shootout in Kashmir
Asian News india Kashmir News World News And International Politics

Blast kills five civilians at scene of shootout in Kashmir

TAUSEEF MUSTAFA / AFP Indian police said “leftover explosives” were responsible for a blast in Kashmir that killed at least five civilians Sunday as they protested against government forces shooting dead three alleged militants. Protesters had surged the site of a shootout in southern Kulgam town, chanting slogans against Indian […]

IS frees six Syria Druze women, children after three-month ordeal
Asian News children Druze IS Islamic State group News Syria women World News And International Politics

IS frees six Syria Druze women, children after three-month ordeal

A handout picture released by the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) on October 20, 2018 shows a woman and four children among the six released of 27 Druze hostages held by the Islamic State (IS) group in a prisoner swap and ransom, upon their arrival at a government-controlled building […]

Next IMF loan will be ‘the last’: Pakistan finance minister
Asian News economy IMF Imran Khan News nternational Monetary Fund Pakistan World News And International Politics

Next IMF loan will be ‘the last’: Pakistan finance minister

Pakistani vendors wait for customers at a market in Karachi on October 9, 2018. – The International Monetary Fund said October 9 Pakistan has not approached the body to begin negotiations for a possible bailout to stem a balance of payments crisis, hours after Islamabad announced it will enter talks. […]

India train disaster families protest amid anger over safety
Asian News Dussehra festival Hindu festival India railway network News Train disaster World News And International Politics

India train disaster families protest amid anger over safety

Indian people gather at the scene of an accident along railroad tracks in Amritsar on October 20, 2018, after revellers who gathered on the tracks were killed by a moving train on October 19. – A speeding train ran over revellers watching fireworks during a Hindu festival in northern India […]

Dozens of casualties as explosions rock chaotic Afghan elections
Afghan Asian News election Geneva Kabul Mohibullah Zeer News UN World News And International Politics

Dozens of casualties as explosions rock chaotic Afghan elections

An Afghan voter casts his ballot at a polling centre for the country's legislative election in Herat province on October 20, 2018. – Afghans are bracing for more deadly violence on October 20 as voting gets under way in the long-delayed legislative election that the Taliban has vowed to attack. […]

Saudi Arabia vows retaliation if punished over missing critic
Asian News Jamal Khashoggi News Saudi Arabia Uber World News And International Politics

Saudi Arabia vows retaliation if punished over missing critic

(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 15, 2014, general manager of Alarab TV, Jamal Khashoggi, looks on during a press conference in the Bahraini capital Manama. – US President Donald Trump said October 11, 2018 he was not yet prepared to limit arms sales to Saudi Arabia over […]

Embattled Bangladesh opposition forges new alliance
Asian News Bangladesh Bangladesh Nationalist Party BNP Kamal Hossain Khaleda Zia News World News And International Politics

Embattled Bangladesh opposition forges new alliance

Activists of Bangladesh Nationalist Party shout slogans following the arrival of the Bangladesh's main opposition leader and Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) in Dhaka on October 6, 2018. – Jailed Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia was admitted to hospital in Dhaka […]

Rebels fire shells from Syria buffer despite heavy arms pullout
Asian News Human Rights News Rami Abdel Rahman Syria World News And International Politics

Rebels fire shells from Syria buffer despite heavy arms pullout

(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 27, 2018 shows Syrian men riding a motorcycle past heavily-damaged buildings in the rebel-held town of Maaret al-Numan, in the north of Idlib province. (Photo by OMAR HAJ KADOUR / AFP) Rebels have fired mortar shells from a planned buffer zone in […]

At least 12 killed in bomb attack on Afghan election rally
Afghan election rally Asian News bomb attack World News And International Politics

At least 12 killed in bomb attack on Afghan election rally

[FILE]ATTENTION EDITORS – VISUAL COVERAGE OF SCENES OF INJURY OR DEATH Afghan journalists are seen after a blast in Afghanistan. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani TEMPLATE OUT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY A motorcycle carrying explosives blew up among supporters of an Afghan election candidate on Saturday, killing at least 12 people, officials […]

Saudis welcome joint Turkey probe into missing journalist
Asian News Jamal Khashoggi journalist News Saudi Arabia Tayyip Erdogan Turkey World News And International Politics

Saudis welcome joint Turkey probe into missing journalist

A security member of the consulate stands at the entrance door of the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul on October 12, 2018. – Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Britain expressed concern about the fate of a journalist who vanished after entering its Istanbul consulate last week.But Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf al […]

North Korea wants Pope to visit, South to tell Vatican
Asian News Kim Jong-Un Moon Jae-In News North Korea pope francis South Korea World News And International Politics

North Korea wants Pope to visit, South to tell Vatican

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (R) talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in (L) in an open-topped vehicle as they drive through Pyongyang on September 18, 2018. South Korea's president and the North's leader Kim Jong Un drove through the streets of Pyongyang together past thousands of cheering citizens […]

More bodies found as death toll from Indonesia quake nears 2,000
Asian News Indonesia News World News And International Politics

More bodies found as death toll from Indonesia quake nears 2,000

An Indonesian search and rescue team uses heavy equipment to recover bodies from the debris in Petobo in Central Sulawesi on October 8, 2018, following the September 28 earthquake and tsunami. Nearly 2000 bodies have been recovered from Palu since an earthquake and tsunami struck the Indonesian city, an official […]

Pompeo says Kim ‘ready’ to invite inspectors to nuclear site
Asian News Donald Trump Kim Jong-Un Mike Pompeo News North Korea World News And International Politics

Pompeo says Kim ‘ready’ to invite inspectors to nuclear site

This picture taken on October 7, 2018 and released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on October 8, 2018 via KNS shows North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (R) shaking hands with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the Paekhwawon State Guesthouse in Pyongyang. Kim Jong […]

Saudi controversies under Prince Mohammed
Asian News Jamal Khashoggi Mohammed bin Salman News Saad Hariri Saudi Arabia World News And International Politics

Saudi controversies under Prince Mohammed

Saudi Arabia's crown prince Prince Mohammed bin Salman (L) / AFP PHOTO / Saudi Royal Palace / BANDAR AL-JALOUD Saudi Arabia has been engulfed by several controversies since Mohammed bin Salman was named crown prince and heir to the throne in June 2017. Despite moves by the young prince to […]

Disease fears as more bodies found in Indonesia disaster
Asian News Indonesia News World News And International Politics

Disease fears as more bodies found in Indonesia disaster

Rescuers picking through the grim aftermath of Indonesia’s quake-tsunami issued a fresh public health warning Saturday as more decaying corpses were unearthed from beneath the ruined city of Palu. Officials said Saturday the death toll had climbed to 1,649 with more than a thousand maybe still missing in the seaside […]

UN blasts India’s deportation of Rohingya to Myanmar
Asian News india Myanmar News Rohingya World News And International Politics

UN blasts India’s deportation of Rohingya to Myanmar

Children from the Rohingya community play outside their shacks in a camp in New Delhi, India October 4, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi The UN voiced alarm Friday over India’s deportation of seven Rohingya men to Myanmar despite warnings they could face persecution in a country where the military is accused of […]