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Kim Jong Nam’s body set to leave Malaysia by plane –reports

Malaysia says DNA sample confirms murdered Kim Jong Nam’s identity

Malaysia has confirmed the identity of Kim Jong Nam’s body based on a DNA sample taken from one of his children, the Deputy Prime...
Pakistan begins first population census in 19 years

Pakistan begins first population census in 19 years

Pakistan on Wednesday began its first population census in 19 years to collect demographic data amid tight security, officials said. Census chief Asif Bajwa said...
Indonesian police nab bomb maker, financial provider for terror attack

Indonesian police nab bomb maker, financial provider for terror attack

Anti-terror squad of the Indonesian national police have arrested two alleged militants, the bomb maker and financial provider for a terror attack, a police...
South Korea’s impeached Park not leaving presidential Blue House ‘for now’ – spokesman

South Korea’s impeached Park not leaving presidential Blue House ‘for now’ – spokesman

Impeached South Korean leader Park Geun-hye will not leave the presidential Blue House residence on Friday, her spokesman said following a constitutional court verdict...
Al-Shabaab leader surrenders to Somali govt – AMISOM

Al-Shabaab leader surrenders to Somali govt – AMISOM

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Thursday confirmed that the leader of the militant group al-Shabaab has surrendered to government forces in...
Israel uncovers online weapons smuggling cell in West Bank

Israel uncovers online weapons smuggling cell in West Bank

Israeli military on Wednesday said Israeli forces raided an online “illegal weapons shop” in the West Bank city of Nablus. “Overnight, security forces uncovered a...
Iraqi PM pledges to fight IS militants to the end

Iraqi PM pledges to fight IS militants to the end

Iraqi Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi, on Wednesday said Iraq would continue striking the Islamic State (IS) militants in neighbouring countries to protect its cities. Abadi,...
Iran bars U.S. visitors in retaliation to Trump’s revised ban

Iran bars U.S. visitors in retaliation to Trump’s revised ban

Iran will not issue visas to Americans as long as the U. S. refuses to issue visas to Iranians, Deputy Foreign Minister Majid Takht-Ravanchi...
Sri Lanka's cabinet 'clears port deal' after security concerns addressed

Protests in India after fisherman is shot dead by Sri Lankan navy

A Tamil fisherman was allegedly shot dead by the Sri Lankan Navy triggering protests in south India, following which Delhi raised concerns over the...
China increases military budget by 7%

China increases military budget by 7%

Following a comment by the President of United States of America, Donald Trump outlining a boost to the US defence budget, the Chinese government says it...