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Chinese militants killed in Pakistan

BEIJING: Pakistan has eliminated “almost all” militants from China’s Uighur ethnic minority on its territory, the country’s president said yesterday, as China conducts a crackdown within its own borders. President…

Communist Party takes star role in China’s war parade

Thai PM says main suspect in shrine bombing arrested – Police looking into a possible Turkish connection

Thai police award themselves $84K for arrest of suspect – Saturday’s arrest was thanks to ‘good police work’

Thai police hunt more suspects – Nationality, identity of arrested man unclear

Mahathir calls for ‘people power’ movement to topple PM – Malaysia’s Deputy PM warns organisers

Bangkok bombing proves bad reputation of police – Legacy of corruption, brutality and political influence

BANGKOK: Investigating a crime with little forensic evidence, no clear motive and no claim of responsibility – like the Bangkok bombing that killed 20 people – would challenge anyone. Yet…

US stocks surge after China cuts rates – European markets recover losses

NEW YORK: Stocks surged yesterday morning on Wall Street, erasing some of the heavy losses of a day earlier, after China cut interest rates to try to boost the world’s…

US military depot blast and steel plant blaze hit Tokyo – Metal canisters-shooting out like fireworks

SAGAMIHARA: A blast ripped through a warehouse at a US military post yesterday and started a fire, while a blaze broke out at a steel plant, in separate accidents around…

Great fall of China sinks world stocks – Shanghai loses 9%, Dow opens more than 1,000 points lower

Thai police chief hails bomber hunt ‘progress’ – Reward for information tripled to three million baht

BANGKOK: Thailand’s police chief yesterday insisted his officers were making “a lot of progress” in the hunt for the Bangkok shrine bomber despite the lack of arrests and mystery over…

Kim puts troops on war footing with S Korea

SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un put his frontline troops on a war footing yesterday to back up an ultimatum for South Korea to halt high-decibel propaganda broadcasts across the…