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  • Syrian Cholera Death Toll Rises To 29

    2 hours ago

    At least 29 people have been killed due to a cholera outbreak in several regions of Syria. The Syrian health ministry said in a statement on Monday...

  • South Korea: Seven Killed In Daejeon Mall Fire

    2 hours ago

    A fire at a shopping centre in the South Korean city of Daejeon has killed at least seven people and injured one. An official from the Daejeon Fire...

  • Lebanon: Banks Reopen After Wave Of Heists

    7 hours ago

    Banks in crisis-hit Lebanon partially reopened on Monday following closure amid a wave of heists. The heists saw assailants storming at l...

  • Five Killed As Typhoon Noru Hits Philippines

    13 hours ago

    The Philippines has begun cleaning up after Typhoon Noru swept across the northern part of the country, leaving five rescuers dead. The Typhoon Nor...

  • China, North Korea Resume Freight Train Services

    13 hours ago

    North Korea and China have resumed freight train services after a five-month suspension due to the pandemic, South Korean media has reported. South...

  • Bangladesh: 23 Dead, Dozens Missing In Boat Accident

    September 25, 2022

    At least 23 people were killed while several dozen more are missing after a boat capsized in a river in northern Bangladesh on Sunday. "We hav...

  • Philippines: Evacuation Begins Over Typhoon Noru

    September 25, 2022

    Authorities in the Philippines have started evacuating people from coastal areas as a powerful typhoon moves towards the heavily populated island of L...

  • Lebanon Migrant Boat Death Toll Rises To 89

    September 24, 2022

    More bodies of migrants and refugees have been recovered from the sea off Syria after a boat capsized on Thursday, raising the death toll to 89. Sy...

  • Iran Responds To Ukraine Demotion Of Ambassador Over Russia Drones

    September 24, 2022

    Iran says it will “respond appropriately” to Ukraine’s revoking of its ambassador’s accreditation over alleged drone sales to ...

  • Hazardous Weather Kills 36 In India

    September 24, 2022

    Hazardous weather killed at least 36 people in northern India on Saturday, including 12 who died after being struck by lightning. Across the northe...

  • Two Killed As Typhoon Lashes Central Japan

    September 24, 2022

    A typhoon lashed central Japan on Saturday with torrential rain and fierce winds, killing two and leaving tens of thousands of households without powe...

  • Taiwan Warns China Blockade Will Be Act Of War

    September 23, 2022

    A senior Taiwanese security official has said a Chinese blockade of Taiwan or the seizure of an offshore island would be considered an act of war and ...

  • US Aircraft Carrier Ronald Reagan Arrives South Korea For Military Drills

    September 23, 2022

    The US nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan has arrived in South Korea ahead of joint military exercises that are seen as a show of stre...

  • China Declares ‘Red Alert’ As Drought Dries Up Poyang Lake

    September 23, 2022

    The central Chinese province of Jiangxi has declared a water supply “red alert” for the first time as a prolonged drought dried up much of...

  • India Raids Muslim Group, Over 100 Arrested

    September 22, 2022

    India’s top investigation agencies have conducted nationwide raids on a prominent Muslim organisation and arrested more than 100 of its members,...