5:01 pm September 1, 2014 | No Comment
Conservative soulmates Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe will hold formal talks in Tokyo on Monday to cement a blossoming relationship between India and Japan, on a visit that began with a bear hug and a tour of Kyoto.
3:07 pm September 1, 2014 | No Comment
Advances by jihadists in Syria and Iraq, and US calls for a coalition against them have made Gulf monarchies set aside disputes over Qatar’s support for the Muslim Brotherhood, analysts say. Wary of spectacular gains made by Islamic State jihadists, the oil-rich monarchies fear the militants could advance towards their own borders, where the extreme ideologies could find support.
5:01 pm August 31, 2014 | No Comment
Transport services in Bangladesh ground to a halt on Sunday as Islamists enforced a nationwide strike to protest at the murder of a television star who presented popular Islamic shows.
3:50 pm August 31, 2014 | No Comment
China’s top legislative committee insisted on Sunday on the authorities’ right to choose candidates for the leadership of Hong Kong, state media said, a move likely to trigger protests in the former British colony.
2:24 pm August 31, 2014 | No Comment
Macau re-elected its incumbent leader in an unchallenged contest Sunday as the gambling hub faces growing calls for democracy amid anger over deteriorating living conditions and government accountability.