Asia-Pacific
  • The strike near the Afghan Voice news agency and a Shia cultural center killed 40 people on Thursday as a group of students had gathered for a discussion on the 38th anniversary of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.

    (Source: https://www.blazingcatfur.ca)
    LAST UPDATE : Dec 28, 2017, 6:12 AM EST
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  • Victoria police arrested two people after the horrible incident.

    At least 14 people were hit, with several of them critically injured, after a car “deliberately” rammed into pedestrians on the crowded Flinders Street in the Australian city of Melbourne on Thursday.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 21, 2017, 5:24 AM EST
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  • (Source: PROThomas Depenbusch/flickr)

    Nearly 100,000 people in the vicinity of Bali’s Mount Agung have been told to evacuate the area after Indonesia raised the alert for an erupting volcano to the highest level on Monday.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 27, 2017, 6:02 AM EST
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  • (Source: Greens MPs/flickr)

    Police in Papua New Guinea (PNG) launched an operation on Thursday to force out hundreds of refugees who have refused to leave a former Australian-run detention center on the Manus Island.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 23, 2017, 5:33 AM EST
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  • China's President Xi Jinping has cemented is grip on power for next five years.

    China announced a new leadership line-up without a clear successor to President Xi Jinping on Wednesday, a move that marks a shift from recent precedent while cementing the leader’s grip on power for indefinite spell.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 25, 2017, 6:04 AM EDT
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  • (Source: thierry ehrmann/flickr)

    China’s ruling Communist Party unanimously voted to enshrine President Xi Jinping’s political “thought” into its constitution, a move that elevates the leader to the same status as the founder of modern China, Mao Zedong.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 24, 2017, 6:20 AM EDT
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  • (Source: European Commission DG ECHO/flickr)

    In a strongly worded speech, Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the U.N., slammed Myanmar’s military for running a “brutal and sustained” campaign to cleanse the country of Rohingya Muslims.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 29, 2017, 6:07 AM EDT
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  • (Source: Jean Bosco SIBOMANA/flickr)

    The U.S. Secretary Of State, Rex Tillerson, categorically mentioned China and Russia, as he urged the international community to take direct action against N. Korea as it fired another ballistic missile over Japan.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 15, 2017, 6:27 AM EDT
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  • (Source: Gulf Today)

    At least 25 people, including 23 students, were killed and 10 others injured after a fierce blaze broke out at an Islamic school in Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur in the wee hours of Thursday morning.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 14, 2017, 6:42 AM EDT
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