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Asia Politics

Modi flexes muscles in Kashmir to woo India's Hindu voters

Modi flexes muscles in Kashmir to woo India’s Hindu voters

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Shortly before India's mammoth elections began in April, New Delhi did something unprecedented: It banned civilian traffic on the only...
Singapore PM says call to curb online violence 'effective'

Singapore PM says call to curb online violence ‘effective’

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says a global call to curb the spread of hate and extremism on internet platforms...
US, China begin new round of tariff war negotiations

US, China begin new round of tariff war negotiations

BEIJING (AP) — American and Chinese trade negotiators have begun more talks aimed at ending a tariff war after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said...
Analysis: North Korean tests put pressure on Washington

Analysis | North Korean tests put pressure on Washington

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Another week, another North Korean weapons test. North Korea's relentless, carefully calibrated barrage of firepower — Tuesday's test was its...
Indonesia's first subway opens in its gridlocked capital

Indonesia’s first subway opens in its gridlocked capital

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's President Joko Widodo has opened a long-awaited subway in the country's capital aimed at staving off crippling traffic gridlock...

Analysis | Japan-S. Korea rift may risk national security issues

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) — The South Korean government’s decision to abandon the General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA) with Japan has led...
Prague inks partnership with Taipei after snubbing Beijing

Prague inks partnership with Taipei after snubbing Beijing

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech capital, Prague, on Monday signed a partnership agreement with the capital of Taiwan, Taipei - three months after canceling...

Hong Kong proposes extradition law revision to deal with Taiwan fugitives

TAIPEI (CNA) — The Hong Kong government has proposed legal revisions that would enable it to negotiate cooperation agreements with Taiwan and mainland China...

Protesters rally against controversial bill

Here are the latest developments on the ongoing protest in Hong Kong over China extradition bill. 10:00 | The unauthorized protests against a controversial new extradition...

Russia could manufacture components of S-400 defence systems in India

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) — India and Russia are holding talks to locally manufacture components of the Russian-made S-400 Triumf air defence systems in India, it...

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