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D.B.S. Jeyaraj Column
North and South Korea restart idled joint factory park
Monday, 16 September 2013 11:22
South Korean workers crossed into North Korea on Monday as the joint Kaesong industrial zo....
After seeing Iraq up close, top U.S. general wary on Syria
Thursday, 12 September 2013 08:34
America's top military officer General Martin Dempsey has already seen one Middle East....
Four guilty of Delhi gang rape to be sentenced on Friday: judge
Wednesday, 11 September 2013 10:19
A judge will deliver his sentence on Friday against four men convicted of killing a woman ....
Muslim rebels take hostages in raid on Philippine southern city
Monday, 9 September 2013 08:34
Muslim rebels took 30 civilian hostages in the southern Philippines on Monday and held sec....
South Korea bans more Japan fishery products from near Fukushima on eve of Olympic decision
Friday, 6 September 2013 09:31
South Korea banned all fishery imports from a swath of Japan around the crippled Fukushima....
Japan vows quick action, public funds for Fukushima
Monday, 2 September 2013 08:58
Japan vowed quick, decisive action, including the use of public funds, to tackle the worse....
China snubs Philippines' Aquino by asking him to postpone trip
Thursday, 29 August 2013 10:02
China has asked Philippine President Benigno Aquino to postpone a visit next week for the ....
Detente on Korean peninsula as Pyongyang seeks to lift isolation
Wednesday, 28 August 2013 08:42
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is reaching out to Seoul and Washington after months of th....
China sees no basis for talks with Japan over islands dispute
Tuesday, 27 August 2013 03:57
China sees no reason to conduct talks with Japan over their dispute about ownership of a g....
As Bo trial ends in China, prosecutor demands severe punishment
Monday, 26 August 2013 09:01
Chinese prosecutors demanded a heavy sentence for ousted top politician Bo Xilai as his di....
Afghan official says attorney general sacked over secret Taliban meeting
Monday, 19 August 2013 09:42
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has sacked his attorney general after the chief law officer ....
At least one bid qualified for $7.4 billion South Korea fighter jet deal
Friday, 16 August 2013 11:29
South Korea said on Friday that at least one bid came in under budget for its 8.3 trillion....
Japanese visits to shrine on war anniversary anger China
Thursday, 15 August 2013 10:42
Japan's prime minister sent an offering to a shrine for war dead on Thursday, the anni....
Afghanistan's future depends on foreign soldiers: U.S. commander
Wednesday, 14 August 2013 09:11
Afghanistan's future security will remain dependent on international troops for many y....
Typhoon strikes south China after killing six in Philippines
Wednesday, 14 August 2013 09:09
A typhoon struck the south coast of China on Wednesday, forcing airlines to cancel flights....
High profile attacks on women in Afghanistan undermine rights campaign
Tuesday, 13 August 2013 10:01
Taliban fighters have kidnapped a female parliamentarian who was travelling by car through....
Blast in Pakistani city of Quetta kills at least 28
Monday, 1 July 2013 09:59
At least 28 people were killed and dozens wounded in the southwestern Pakistani city of Qu....
Another contaminated water leak at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant
Wednesday, 5 June 2013 08:32
The operator of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant said it had found another leak of cont....
Clash resumes in contested Afghan, Pakistan border area: officials
Monday, 6 May 2013 09:03
A new bout of fighting erupted on Monday in a border area between Afghanistan and Pakistan....
North Korea issues fresh threat to U.S., South probes hacking
Thursday, 21 March 2013 09:56
North Korea said it would attack U.S. military bases on Japan and the Pacific island of Gu....
India stampede kills 36 at world's largest religious festival
Monday, 11 February 2013 09:09
A stampede at a railway station in northern India killed at least 36 Hindu pilgrims on Sun....
Women take up self-defense, pepper spray after India rape
Tuesday, 22 January 2013 10:49
Women in India's capital are taking self-defense classes, snapping up pepper sprays, b....
North Korea rocket shows home-grown technology boost: South Korea
Monday, 21 January 2013 10:06
Reclusive North Korea made most of the key parts of the long-range rocket it launched in D....
Pakistan warns anti-government cleric to end protest
Thursday, 17 January 2013 10:25
Pakistan's interior minister on Wednesday warned an anti-government Muslim cleric and ....
Floods paralyze Indonesian capital, heavy rains continue
Thursday, 17 January 2013 10:22
Heavy monsoon rain triggered severe flooding in large swathes of the Indonesian capital....
Pakistan government will not bow to cleric: minister
Tuesday, 15 January 2013 07:30
Pakistani security forces fired shots in the air on Tuesday to quell supporters of a popul....
U.S. drone strike kills key Pakistan Taliban commander: sources
Thursday, 3 January 2013 11:51
A U.S. drone strike killed a key Taliban commander, his deputy and eight others in northwe....
Top Afghan negotiator optimistic over peace prospects
Tuesday, 1 January 2013 07:56
A top Afghan peace negotiator said he was cautiously optimistic about prospects for reconc....
Body of India rape victim cremated in New Delhi
Monday, 31 December 2012 03:32
The body of a woman, whose gang rape provoked protests and rare national debate about viol....
Pakistan clerics calls for protests against polio worker killings
Thursday, 20 December 2012 08:29
An alliance of Pakistani clerics will hold demonstrations across the country against the k....