Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 | Last Update : 04:16 AM IST

Asia

Sushma Swaraj opens India’s new chancery complex

During the ceremony, Sushma Swaraj also launched 15 development projects being funded by India in Bangladesh.

24 Oct 2017 1:00 AM

Shinzo Abe sweeps to huge victory, takes aim at Kim

Abe’s ruling conservative coalition was on track to win more than 310 seats in the 465-seat parliament.

23 Oct 2017 6:37 AM

Shinzo Abe to be Japan’s longest-serving leader

In 2006, Shinzo Abe became country’s youngest-ever Prime Minister, first born after WWII.

23 Oct 2017 6:30 AM

Pakistan ‘not ready’ for joint anti-terror ops with US

The Pakistani side would stress the need for intelligence sharing in the fight against terrorists.

23 Oct 2017 5:28 AM

Dhaka: Sushma Swaraj talks of terror, Rohingya crisis

Swaraj, who is on a two-day visit to Bangladesh, said New Delhi and Dhaka were unanimous on zero tolerance towards terrorism.

23 Oct 2017 2:03 AM

Thais to bid Bhumibol farewell amid replica of Vedic universe

Next week hundreds of musicians and dancers will enact King Bhumibol’s favourite episodes of Khon, the royal masked dance of the Ramakien.

23 Oct 2017 12:32 AM

Yuriko Koike shocks Japan with her ‘Party of Hope,’ may become 1st woman PM

The charismatic former television anchorwoman has a ruthless stomach for the fight, observers say.

22 Oct 2017 3:14 PM

Typhoon approaching Japan, delays voting on national election Day

Voters in the capital were already forced to brave torrential rain and driving winds on election day.

22 Oct 2017 1:07 PM

Japan snap election: Voters to deliver verdict on Shinzo Abe today

Forecasts show Abe’s gamble on the snap poll is likely to pay off.

22 Oct 2017 11:28 AM

Growing US-India ties irk insecure Pak: Officials

The official said Pakistan had been successful in raising the trust level with the US but the ties were far from “normal.”

22 Oct 2017 3:12 AM