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Pakistan’s ‘father of Taliban’ cleric killed in knife attack

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 20:49
Prominent Pakistani cleric Maulana Samiul Haq, known as the “father of the Taliban,” was killed in a knife attack at his home in the garrison ...

Dissident cartoonist Badiucao cancels Hong Kong show after China ‘threats’

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 06:25
Hong Kong organizers of an exhibition by a dissident Chinese-Australian cartoonist, a persistent thorn in the side of leaders in Beijing, cancelled the event in ...

Sri Lanka’s strongman is back, and he’s brought his family too

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 22:46
In a compound secured by the Sri Lankan elite special task force that protects the island nation’s top leaders, beneath framed photos of himself in ...

Asian nations eye upcoming U.S. midterm elections with a mixture of anxiety, hope

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 21:47
Hope and anxiety hang over Asia — and North Asia in particular — ahead of Tuesday’s U.S. midterm election.U.S. President Donald Trump has shaken up ...

Top Australia defense firm Austral hacked in extortion attempt

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 20:38
A top Australian defense firm with major U.S. Navy contracts has admitted its personnel files were breached and that it was the subject of an ...

U.N. agencies’ report says hundreds of millions of adults, children in Asia’s booming cities are undernourished

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 20:31
Hundreds of millions of children and adults in Asia’s rapidly expanding cities are undernourished, and will remain so without “inclusive, sustainable and nutrition-sensitive” urban planning, ...

Part of landing gear, flight data recorder recovered from crashed Indonesia jetliner

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 14:59
Divers have found a piece of landing gear from a crashed Lion Air jet, Indonesian authorities said Thursday, following the discovery of a critical black ...