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JAKARTA: A day after Indonesia’s presidential elections failed to produce a clear winner, Jakarta’s police chief promised to prevent violence by cracking down on anyone celebrating prematurely.
TOKYO: Typhoon Neoguri slammed into the Japanese mainland Thursday bringing widespread flooding, ripping trees from their roots and leaving houses half-buried under mud, as tens of thousands were urge
MIRANSHAH: Pakistan’s military says its anti-militant offensive in a northwestern tribal area has now taken control of 80 percent of a strategic town, as a US drone strike on Thursday killed six suspe
ROME: An Italian bishop in the mafia-heavy Calabria region on Thursday suspended all church processions in his diocese until further notice after a parade earlier this month paid homage to a local mob
MUMBAI: Bollywood’s grand dame Zohra Sehgal, whose seven-decade career spanned theater, film, dance and television in both India and Britain, has died in hospital, her family said. She was 102.
MANILA: Philippine police arrested 44 foreigners who allegedly ran an online blackmail syndicate that defrauded victims in China and Taiwan by duping them into believing that their bank accounts have
TOKYO: A strong typhoon swerved toward Japan’s heavily populated central islands on Wednesday after it slammed through Okinawa, dumping heavy rain, knocking out power and injuring at least 30 people.<
BERNE: More immigrants from the European Union entered Switzerland than ever before in 2013, the year before Swiss voters put their country at odds with Brussels by backing a cap on immigration from t
KABUL: Civilian casualties in Afghanistan soared by 24 percent in the first half of 2014, according to UN figures released Wednesday, revealing worsening nationwide violence as US-led troops leave aft
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