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Asia

15 Oct
Chinese air force has expanded the scale of joint trainings and drills with foreign forces. The Chinese air force has also held many international events, including those with Russia and Thailand. Over the past...
15 Oct
Pakistani troops rescued U.S.-Canadian couple and their children from five-year long hostage. They were backpacking in Afghanistan when they were held by the Taliban-linked Haqqani network five years ago. Their...
13 Oct
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte lashed out at the European Union on Thursday. That comes after some of its lawmakers warned the Philippines it could lose its U.N. membership for his war on drugs. Duterte in...
13 Oct
At least 54 people died and 39 went missing as destructive floods battered northern and central Vietnam this week. Vietnam is prone to destructive storms and flooding due to its long coastline. A typhoon wrecked...
11 Oct
Thailand is preparing to bid a grand final farewell for the late king Bhumibol Adulyadej. Officials said that an 'uncountable' number of people including architects, artisans, craftsmen and volunteers...
11 Oct
North Korea has marked the 72nd anniversary of the founding of its ruling Workers' Party.  Crowds laid flowers and bowing in front of statues and portraits of Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il, the...
10 Oct
Japan successfully launches its fourth GPS satellite today. The new satellite will complement the U.S. GPS version. It will minimize positioning error from about 10 metres to only several centimetres. This will...
9 Oct
The 28-year-old sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is promoted to the top decision-making body of the secretive state. Kim Yo Jong was named as an alternate member of the politburo within the ruling...
9 Oct
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Sunday that her new party aims to offer voters a "middle of the fairway" choice. Koike's Party of Hope has emerged as a formidable challenge to Prime Minister...
8 Oct
Afghanistan welcomed the arrival of new U.S.-made military helicopters on Saturday. This marks the beginning of a process that will radically transform the young Afghan air force. By 2024 the U.S. plans to...

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