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February 02, 2023

Militant Who Killed 101 at Pakistan Mosque Wore Uniform

By Riaz Khan
Footage released by police shows the suspected bomber disguised as a policeman walking toward the compound with a motorcycle.

February 02, 2023

Taliban Asks Pakistan Not to Blame Them for Violence at Home

By Rahim Faiez
Earlier Pakistan’s defense minister had blamed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan for the attack in Peshawar and claimed it operates from Afghanistan.
February 02, 2023

US, Philippines Agree to Larger American Military Presence

By Jim Gomez
The two sides have agreed to grant the U.S. armed forces access to four more bases under the 2014 Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement.

February 02, 2023

NATO Chief Wants More Indo-Pacific ‘Friends’ as Russia, China Move Closer

By Mari Yamaguchi and Haruka Nuga
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is visiting Japan and South Korea this week, part of a push to solidify NATO's ties with Indo-Pacific countries.

February 01, 2023

Austin in Philippines to Discuss Larger US Military Presence

By Jim Gomez
The U.S. defense chief is the latest senior official to visit the Philippines in a sign of warming ties after a strained period under Marcos's predecessor, Rodrigo Duterte.

February 01, 2023

Modi Government Raises Spending on Job Creation Ahead of Election

By Krutika Pathi
While the budget provides respite to the middle class through tax relief measures, the 30 percent cut in spending on rural jobs programs will hurt the poor in India’s villages.
February 01, 2023

Russian Embassy Says North Korea Lifted Lockdown in Pyongyang

By Kim Tong-hyung
Last week, the embassy said that North Korea's capital was under an “intensified anti-epidemic period.”

February 01, 2023

Former Shanghai Bookseller’s Wife Hit With ‘Exit Ban’

By Kanis Leung
Fang Xie wrote in a letter that the police have told her she cannot leave until her husband, a former bookseller who left China after his store was shut down for political reasons, gives himself up.

January 31, 2023

Richest Asian Gautam Adani Battered in Stock Market Rout

By Krutika Pathi
U.S.-based Hindenburg Research accused the billionaire businessman, who is said to have close ties to India’s prime minister, of "pulling the largest con in corporate history.”

January 31, 2023

Source: Dutch, Japanese Join US Limits on Chip Tech to China

By Dee-Ann Durbin and Aamer Madhani
The deal hasn't yet been formally announced, but a source told the AP that the U.S., Japan, and the Netherlands have come to an agreement.

January 30, 2023

Indian Opposition’s ‘Unity March’ Ends in Disputed Kashmir

By Aijaz Hussain
In Kashmir, the Congress Party’s Rahul Gandhi set a conciliatory tone by expressing support for the restoration of the democratic processes and Jammu and Kashmir’s statehood.
January 30, 2023

Suicide Bomber Kills 28, Wounds 150 at Mosque in Northwest Pakistan

By Riaz Khan
The mosque is located in a police compound in a high-security zone in Peshawar.

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