Asia

US imposes sanctions on Iran’s construction sector

WASHINGTON, Nov 1 (NNN-Xinhua) — U.S. State Department announced Thursday that it has imposed sanctions on Iran’s construction sector and…

19 Dead, 22 Injured After Truck Plunges Into Northern Philippine Ravine

MANILA, Nov 1 (NNN-PNA) – Nineteen people were killed and 22 others injured, when a flatbed truck, carrying passengers, fell…

Delhi Police Get New Plush Headquarters Building

NEW DELHI, Nov 1 (NNN-PTI) – Delhi Police got a new headquarters building on Thursday, spread over eight acres (890,000…

ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community Reaffirms People-Centred Commitment

BANGKOK, Nov 1 (NNN-TNA) – The 27th Meeting of the Senior Officials Committee for the Association of South East Asian…

Japan’s Abe Dealt Major Blow As Second Cabinet Member, In Less Than A Week, Quits

TOKYO, Nov 1 (NNN-NHK) – Japan’s Justice Minister, Katsuyuki Kawai, resigned on Thursday, over allegations that his wife violated the…

10 killed as lightning strikes India’s western state

MUMBAI, Oct 31 (NNN-Xinhua) — Ten people have died after lightning struck in three separate incidents on Wednesday night in…

North Korea fires unidentified projectile: South Korean military

North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un SEOUL, Oct 31 (NNN-AGENCIES) — North Korea fired at least one projectile towards its eastern sea…

Chile’s APEC cancellation raises new hurdle for US-China trade deal

U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping WASHINGTON, Oct 31 (NNN-AGENCIES) — Leaders from the United States and…

New Zealand bans video game glorifying Christchurch mosque shooting

WELLINGTON, Oct 31 (NNN-AGENCIES) — New Zealand’s Chief Censor said he had banned a video game that appeared to glorify…

Train fire in Pakistan kills 65 after cooking accident

ISLAMABAD, Oct 31 (NNN-AGENCIES) — A fire swept through a Pakistani train on Thursday killing at least 65 people after a…