Bangladesh to give cash handouts for health checkups

Bangladesh hopes to tackle child malnutrition by paying parents to attend regular health checkups DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA) - Bangladesh's government decided Monday to begin providing cash...

China court executes 3 men for attack on train station

Given death sentences for leading knife-wielding group who randomly attacked people at station, killing 31. BEIJING (AA) – A court in China executed three men on...

Chinese firm to take over Italian tire company Pirelli

Move raises fears over foreign ownership of key companies in Italy. ROME (AA) - Chinese firm ChemChina is to buy a controlling stake in the...

Armenian soldier takes shelter in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan Defense Ministry says 24-year-old soldier has voluntarily taken shelter in Azerbaijan. BAKU, Azerbaijan (AA) - A soldier from Armenian army has voluntarily taken shelter in Azerbaijan, leaving his...

Philippine Senate report on Mamasapano deaths blasted

Human rights chair says Senate report on incident in which nearly 70 people died emotion-driven, failed to understand facts with objectivity. A Senate report failed to provide a...

Indonesia to repatriate 12 citizens from Turkey

Four pregnant women remain of group of 16 Indonesians held on suspicion of trying to join Daesh in Syria. Indonesia has said that it expects...

Tunisia Bardo museum to reopen after bloody attack

Tunisia's Bardo Museum, which came under an armed attack on Wednesday that left 23 people dead, will reopen its doors on Tuesday but won't...

Chinese vice president visits Iraq

Vice President Li Yuanchao visits Baghdad and meets with Iraqi authorities. China's Vice President Li Yuanchao paid an official visit on Sunday to Baghdad and met with Iraqi...

China: Former senior police chief suspected of murder

Zhao Liping detained on suspicion of involvement in case in Chifeng City in Inner Mongolia. BEIJING (AA) - A former police chief in north China's Inner Mongolia...

Thai bomb suspect says warned gang blasts were bad idea

Claims grenade attack at Bangkok Criminal Court was 'Valentine's Day present' for deposed PM Thaksin. BANGKOK (AA) - A Thai nurse held by the military...

Bangladesh ‘untouchables’ demand equal rights

Underprivleged communities considered by some as "untouchable" demand equal rights in Bangladesh. Some of Bangladesh's most underprivileged communities have demanded equal rights in every aspect...

US to bolster military defence of South Korea

Announcement by US military based on Korean Peninsula comes as North claims it is ready to launch nuclear war. By Alex Jensen SEOUL (AA) - The cold...

HK man killed parents, stored heads in fridge

Claimed father was arrogant, never game him a moment's peace, while mother looked at him 'sadly.' HONG KONG (AA) - A 31-year-old Hong Kong man has been...

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