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The blast occurred near the residence of prominent politician from the Hazara ethnic…
07.24 / 10:54
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Japan is seeking to diversify and expand security partnerships as it faces dual threats posed by an expansionist China and an unpredictable North Korea. Julian Ryall reports from…
07.24 / 10:04
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It has been a year since President Rodrigo Duterte took the oath as the 16th president of the Philippines. He ran on a crime-stopping platform, and promised to eliminate criminality, drugs and corruption in the Philippines within six months in office. He also promised to alleviate poverty, create jobs and improve the Philippine economy. Despite his …
07.24 / 09:39
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A “micro-survey” project is seeking information on life from inside North Kore…
07.24 / 08:56
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Seoul has reassured Washington that its proposal is not meant to undermine the larger demand for the complete denuclearization of North…
07.24 / 06:30
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A car bomb has exploded in western Kabul, killing dozens of people. The attack happened near the home of the deputy to Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah…
07.24 / 05:06
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Japan's Tokyo Gas, the biggest city-gas supplier in the world's largest importer of liquefied natural gas (LNG), is in talks to renew supply contracts and will push to revise terms to get more flexibility and cut prices, a senior official said on…
07.24 / 04:32
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Three months after “the mother of all bombs” was dropped, the fighting rages on.…
07.24 / 00:01
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Brother Li has risen to the top of the charts and is making a fortune in a country where 350 million have downloaded a live-streaming…
07.23 / 23:03
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Images from an underwater robot showed large deposits of what is thought to be melted nuclear fuel at the bottom of a damaged reactor at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant. If confirmed, it would mark a major…
07.23 / 16:06
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The Fretilin party is currently the junior member of East Timor's governing coalition, but will likely lead the new government. The party's secretary-general says they're willing to form a new coalition with the…
07.23 / 11:58
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Taliban militants have reportedly killed at least seven Afghan villagers after abducting 70 of them on Friday. Afghan officials say some 30 villagers in the country's south have been released while 30 are still…
07.23 / 09:59
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Low oil prices mean drilling for oil and gas in an offshore zone between Russia and Norway will not bring the economic benefits Oslo had predicted, according to a report commissioned by two green groups that are suing the Norwegian state over its…
07.23 / 00:39
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NEW DELHI (TIP): Facing attacks over lynching incidents, the government on Thursday asserted that killings in the name of cow “sentiments” was unacceptable and said the state governments should take stern action against those indulging in such violence. Finance minister Arun Jaitley, who was replying to a debate on lynchings in the Rajya Sabha on behalf of ailing home minister Rajnath Singh, made it clear that the central government could not be […]…
07.22 / 22:24
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NEW DELHI (TIP): BSP supremo Mayawati’s resignation from the Rajya Sabha has been accepted by Chairman Hamid Ansari. Officials said Mayawati had submitted a fresh resignation letter as per the prescribed format, which was accepted by Ansari today Accusing the BJP and the Chair of not allowing her to raise the issue of anti-Dalit violence in Uttar Pradesh,Mayawati resigned from the House on Wednesday. The three-page […]…
07.22 / 22:24
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Beijing ‘threatens security’ at tri-junction ???? In the Rajya Sabha, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said China intends to unilaterally change the status of the trijunction with Bhutan, posing a challenge to India’s security On the standoff at Doklam, she referred to the written agreement between India, China and Bhutan in 2012 that the three nations would together decide on the boundaries at the trijunction point ???? She said China had been constructing roads […]…
07.22 / 22:24
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Bohol is the 10th largest island in the Philippines and one of the most popular for tourists, with slew of amazing attractions. It’s a popular day-trip for travelers as it’s just a two-hour ferry ride away from Cebu, but if you’ve got the time, it’s definitely worth spending a few days on Bohol for the white-sandy beaches [...] The post What to See and Do in Bohol, Philippines appeared first on Go! Girl Guides - Helping Women Travel The W…
07.22 / 21:31
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 A man in north Seattle says he was assaulted on the street by a man who threatened him and told him that his "passport would be taken away," among other things, before punching him in the face.Marcus Choi says …
07.22 / 20:27
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Bohol is the 10th largest island in the Philippines and one of the most popular for tourists, with attractions like the Chocolate Hills and Tarsier sanctuaries. It’s a popular day-trip for travelers as it’s just a two-hour ferry ride away from Cebu, but if you’ve got the time, it’s definitely worth spending a few days on Bohol [...] The post Where to Stay in the Philippines: Bohol Beach Club appeared first on Go! Girl Guides - Helping Women Travel The W…
07.22 / 16:36
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