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April 1, 20154:58 pm
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Other passengers will receive between 150 million won and 600 million won, depending on their age and income.

April 1, 20154:04 pm
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A senior prosecutor and his leftist captors were killed in a courthouse siege in Antalya.

April 1, 20152:02 pm
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Okawa, the daughter of a kimono maker, said at a birthday celebration last month that her life seemed rather short.

March 31, 20153:52 pm
China claims virtually the whole South China Sea.  (Source: Reuters)

US said the pace of China's construction of artificial islands "raises serious questions about Chinese intentions."

March 31, 201512:54 pm
Lee Kaun Yew, Singapore's founding father, dies at 91

he case has reignited concerns about censorship in the Asian financial hub.

March 30, 20154:43 pm
A woman holds a candle near the Malaysian flag during a vigil for victims of downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 airliner, in Subang Jaya outside Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia's government has proposed two new anti-terror laws that reintroduce indefinite detention without trial.

March 30, 20153:25 pm

Military Chief says government forces launched the assaults against the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Movement in February.

March 30, 20152:44 pm
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Assad said IS has been gaining more recruits and expanding it's stronghold.

March 30, 201511:24 am
Pallbearers ready themselves by removing their headdress before carrying the coffin of the late Lee Kuan Yew during a state funeral held at the University Cultural Center, Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Singapore.

Singaporeans bid farewell to leader Lee Kuan Yew, in a three hour long state funeral.

March 29, 201510:41 am
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During a week of national mourning that began on Monday after Lee's death, some 450,000 people queued for hours for a glimpse of the statesman's coffin at Parliament House.

March 28, 20156:37 pm
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The report is based on information available from December 24, 2014, to March 25, 2015.

March 28, 201511:18 am
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The attacker, a friend of the deceased, has been arrested and remanded till April 8, police said.

March 27, 201512:46 pm
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Stampede broke out during a Hindu religious gathering in Bangladesh, cause unclear.

March 27, 201512:55 pm
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Two passenger trains collided north of Thailand's capital Bangkok, injuring more than 20, authorities said.

March 27, 201511:46 am
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A Chinese anti-discrimination civic group said it is considering legal action over a police raid on the group's offices.

March 27, 201512:42 pm
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South Korea urged North Korea to immediately release two of its citizens detained in the country over alleged espionage.

March 27, 201510:19 am
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A roadside bomb has struck a bus carrying police officers in southern Pakistan, wounding at least 10 people.

March 27, 201512:38 pm
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A Thailand newspaper reported that country's junta leader vowed to take legal action against companies using forced labor.

March 26, 20157:20 pm
China claims virtually the whole South China Sea.  (Source: Reuters)

Chinese construction is aimed at bolstering its claims to virtually the entire South China Sea, says Philippines.

March 26, 20154:58 pm
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The State Department blacklisted Thailand last year for failing to meet minimum standards in fighting human trafficking.

March 26, 20151:22 pm
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This group is a part of senior health trend that has filled squares and apartment courtyards across China.

March 26, 201512:48 pm
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Police says at least 14 people were killed and 28 others were injured in the incident.

March 26, 201511:14 am
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Sri Lanka's new president has held talks with Chinese leader Xi Jinping amid efforts to recalibrate pro-China policies.

March 25, 20155:22 pm
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Singaporeans will be able to pay their last respects to the founding premier round the clock till Saturday.

March 24, 201510:11 pm
Afghan women, demand justice for a woman who was beaten to death by a mob after being falsely accused of burning a Quran last week, during a protest in downtown Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Men and women of all ages carried banners bearing the bloodied face of Farkhunda, a 27-year-old religious scholar killed last week by a mob. Farkhunda, who went by one name like many Afghans, was beaten, run over with a car and burned before her body was thrown into the Kabul River. The poster at center with Persian writing reads, "Farkhunda's murderers, execution." (Source: AP)

Thousands marched through the Afghan capital demanding justice for a woman who was beaten to death by a mob

March 23, 20156:50 pm
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AirAsia India too has rolled out an all inclusive one-way fare starting from as low as Rs 1,390 for flights from Bengaluru to Kochi.

March 23, 20152:10 pm
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China today condoled the death of former Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, describing him as an Asian statesman of unique influence. President Xi Jinping praised Lee as an “old friend of the Chinese people”. Xi said Lee, who was ethnically Chinese, was “widely respected by the international community as a strategist and a statesman” […]

March 23, 201511:53 am
Singaporeans wept and world leaders paid tribute Monday as the Southeast Asian city-state mourned the death of its founding father Lee Kuan Yew. (AP Photo)

Singapore mourned longtime leader Lee Kuan Yew with raw emotion and a blanket of relentlessly positive coverage on its tightly scripted state television on Monday, mythologizing a man who was as respected as he was feared. The government announced that Lee, 91, “passed away peacefully” several hours before dawn at Singapore General Hospital. The increasingly […]

March 23, 20151:25 pm
The West loved to hate him, not because he was repressive, but because he managed to create an attractive version of soft authoritarianism.

The father of modern Singapore and as one the great strategists of Asian affairs: Barak Obama

March 23, 201511:58 am
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The government declared seven days of national mourning and ordered flags to fly at half-staff on state buildings.

March 22, 20155:53 pm
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The study says Labour has been more likely to select non-white candidates in seats the party hopes to gain.

March 22, 201512:19 am
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In its 70th anniversary year, the UN will be undertaking several campaigns to help achieve this goal.

March 21, 201512:58 am
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The United Nations has imposed sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear and missile programs.

March 20, 20157:36 pm
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The 1,500 pound smuggling service was offered by an east London people smuggler.

March 20, 20153:44 pm
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Friday's attack was the first on a Bohra mosque in the southern port city since an incident three years ago

March 20, 20152:40 pm
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US first lady Michelle Obama was treated to the serene Japanese tradition as she ended her visit to Japan.