Asia

Nine Killed As Bus Caught Fire In India’s Haryana

NEW DELHI, May 18 (NNN-PTI) – At least nine people, including six women, were killed and 15 others suffered burns,…

Four Killed, 14 Injured In Road Accident In West Afghanistan

HERAT, Afghanistan, May 18 (NNN-ANA) – At least four people were killed and 14 others were injured, in a road…

Singapore F-16 Jet Crashed Due To Component Failure

SINGAPORE, May 18 (NNN-XINHUA) – The pitch rate gyroscopes gave erroneous inputs to the flight control computer, leading to the…

Malaysia’s Economy Grew 4.2 Percent In First Quarter

KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 (NNN-BERNAMA) – Malaysian economy grew at 4.2 percent in the first quarter, driven by stronger private…

Sri Lanka To Launch Technology-Driven Programme To Reduce Corruption, Fraud

COLOMBO, May 18 (NNN-XINHUA) – Jagath Kumara Sumithraarachchi, chairman of the Sectoral Oversight Committee on Open and Accountable Government, yesterday…

Revised Law Allows Japan Police To Crack Down On Rule-Breaking Cyclists

TOKYO, May 18 (NNN-NHK) – Japan’s parliament yesterday, passed a bill that will permit police to fine cyclists for minor…

AI Tool Capable Of Classifying Brain Tumours Within Hours: Australian Researchers

CANBERRA, May 18 (NNN-AAP) – A team of researchers from the Australian National University (ANU), has developed an artificial intelligence…

Japan’s Parliament Passes Bill To Allow Joint Custody For Divorced Parents

TOKYO, May 18 (NNN-NHK) – Japan’s parliament has enacted a bill into law that will allow divorced parents the option…

Russia-Ukraine conflict: Pres Zelensky urges China to attend peace summit in Switzerland

KYIV, May 18 (NNN-AGENCIES) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky urged China and countries of the Global South to participate in…

Two Foreign Tourists Killed In Afghanistan’s Bamyan

BAMYAN, Afghanistan, May 18 (NNN-ANA) – Two foreign citizens were killed yesterday, in an armed attack in central Afghanistan’s tourist…