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Asia

Keyboard warriors: South Korea, US gear up for war games to counter North Korea

The August 21 to 31 exercises involve computer simulations designed to prepare for the unthinkable: war with nuclear-capable N Korea.

19 Aug 2017 12:38 PM

Pak EC’s nod for nomination of Sharif wife’s challenged

The plea says that Kulsoom Nawaz concealed facts in her nomination papers.

19 Aug 2017 6:49 AM

Panama papers: Sharifs decide to skip probe

The apex court is likely to take up Sharif's review petition early next month after judges return from vacation.

19 Aug 2017 6:38 AM

Sword-wielding man outside Taiwan presidential office stabs guard

The man who was arrested at the scene said he was expressing his political views and had stolen the sword from a museum.

18 Aug 2017 11:24 AM

Pakistan seeks UN help on Kashmir

In a statement issued by the foreign ministry, Khawaja Asif “condemned the Indian barbaric policies against defenseless Kashmiris”.

18 Aug 2017 1:13 AM

South Korea's Moon says N Korea ‘crossing a red line’ if it launches ICBM again

N Korea's rapid progress in developing nuclear weapons and missiles capable of reaching the US has fueled surge in tensions in recent days.

17 Aug 2017 1:22 PM

South Korea's Moon says there will be no war on Korean peninsula

Tensions have soared in recent months over N Korea's weapons ambitions, which have seen it subjected to a seventh round of UNSC sanctions.

17 Aug 2017 9:34 AM

Kim Jong-Un made very wise decision to back down

The alternative would have been both catastrophic and unacceptable!" Trump wrote on Twitter.

16 Aug 2017 6:51 PM

Indian-origin man gets 4 mn Singapore dollars in defamation suit against ex-employer

A scathing letter of reference by the previous company had cost Ramesh Krishnan the chance to join another firm.

15 Aug 2017 6:59 PM

3 UK men jailed for sexual assault of Malaysian woman in Singapore

Caning is a punishment dating back to British colonial rule in Singapore and involves being flogged with a rattan stick.

15 Aug 2017 1:26 PM