Thursday, Mar 05, 2015
March 5, 20151:32 pm

It's not a word, but a sound he made in an old TV commercial meaning something like "ta-da!

March 4, 201511:44 am
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China's defence budget rose by 12.2 per cent in 2014, riding on a multi-year run of double-digit increases.

March 4, 20159:27 am

Chinese Foreign Ministry said the law is necessary to fight terrorism, and that China hopes "US will regard this in a calm and objective way."

March 3, 20154:36 pm

The four convicts being transferred will be executed simultaneously by a firing squad.

March 3, 201512:48 pm

The demonstrators want the government to scrap a newly passed education law that they say curbs academic freedom.

March 3, 201511:03 am

North Korean media had suggested the Ebola virus was created by the U.S. military for use as a biological weapon.

March 3, 201510:00 am

The state media pilloried Britain after Prime Minister David Cameron met with the Dalai Lama, the exiled Tibetan leader reviled by Beijing.

March 2, 20152:58 pm

Afghan troops have been slowly pushing up through a fertile river valley in the southern Helmand province.

March 2, 20151:59 pm
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Sri Lankan President has said that he deliberately avoided having CEPA talks with India during his recent visit.

March 2, 201512:01 pm
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Hong Kong police arrests people after unrest in the latest protest against the growing influx of mainland Chinese shoppers.

March 2, 20153:50 pm
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Prince William makes the first official visit to mainland China by a senior British royal in a generation.

March 2, 20152:40 pm
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During the 2013 drills, tension rose amid North Korean rhetoric that included vows of nuclear strikes on Washington and Seoul.

March 1, 201512:06 am
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Nasheed was arrested for his alleged role in the 2012 arrest of a senior judge while he was president.

February 28, 20152:48 pm

The mangled wreckage, the largest part of the plane retrieved, was pulled from the sea Friday.

February 28, 20151:57 pm

Ten Abu Sayyaf militants were killed in a two-hour clash on Friday after the army pounded their jungle lair.

February 28, 20152:50 pm

Kim's comments came after South Korea and the United States on Friday conducted a joint naval drill.

February 28, 201512:06 pm

Aung Nay Myo was detained on a charge of violating the 1950 Emergency Provision Act.

February 28, 201510:22 am
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Lee was the first Prime Minister of independent Singapore and led the govt for three decades till 1990.

February 27, 201510:04 pm

The US Geological Service said the temblor had a preliminary magnitude of 7.0.

February 27, 20155:14 pm
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India voiced concern over the "arrest and manhandling" of the former president.

February 27, 20151:30 pm

At least five foreigners have been arrested and deported this year for taking nude photos at sacred sites.

February 27, 201512:21 pm

William laid a wreath at a cemetery in Yokohama, where British, Australian, Indian are buried who died in Japan as prisoners of war

February 27, 201511:22 am

The incident follows another shooting on Wednesday when a gunman shot and killed three people in Sejong City.

February 27, 20159:41 am

The Afghan army deployed 1,000 soldiers in the Panjshir Valley, to help in the rescue efforts.

February 26, 20152:12 pm
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South Korean court abolished law that bans extramarital affairs; stock price of prominent condom maker immediately shot up 15%.

February 26, 201512:39 pm
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US-trained army commandos on Thursday killed 14 Islamist militants belonging to the al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf group in the first major battle this year on a remote southern island, as the Philippines stepped up efforts to rescue foreign hostages. The Abu Sayyaf is the smallest but most deadly of several Muslim groups fighting for independence in […]

February 26, 20151:12 pm
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Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew on life support in an intensive care unit: PMO office

February 26, 20153:10 pm
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The attack is the first known on a Turkish target in the Afghan capital.

February 26, 201510:40 am

The Duke of Cambridge is making his first visit to Japan, starting Thursday.

February 26, 20159:57 am
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The comments injected new tension into an already strained relationship between the close allies.

February 24, 20154:25 pm
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World's oldest organ might not be played anymore because of lack of funds needed to maintain it.

February 24, 20153:51 pm
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Gunmen in southern Afghanistan kidnapped 30 members of the Hazara ethnic community.

February 24, 20153:47 pm
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US has asked the Maldivian government to take steps to restore confidence in their commitment to democracy.

February 23, 201512:03 pm
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Nepal to improve weather forecasting systems, step up security and promise swift rescues if needed during the upcoming climbing season on Everest.

February 23, 20154:26 pm
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A court in Thailand sentenced two theatre activists for insulting the country's monarchy.

February 23, 20152:19 pm
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Nasheed resigned as President in 2012 following weeks of public protests against his order to arrest Criminal Court Judge.