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    Malaysia hits out at Myanmar over ‘ethnic cleansing’

    Agence France-Presse . Maungdaw | Updated at 01:05am on December 04, 2016

    Malaysia accused Myanmar of engaging in the ‘ethnic cleansing’ of its Rohingya minority Saturday, as former UN chief Kofi Annan visited a burned out village in strife-torn Rakhine state...

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    Repatriation of 33,000 Myanmar refugees faraway

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:53am on December 04, 2016

    Repatriation of about 33,000 registered Myanmar refugees from Bangladesh, stalled for more than a decade, has become uncertain due to unwillingness of successive Myanmar governments coupled with the recent military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims...

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    Modi defends clampdown on cash economy

    Reuters | Updated at 06:24pm on December 03, 2016

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi on Saturday defended his crackdown on the cash economy that has left businesses, farmers and families suffering, saying it was necessary...

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    Turkish military kills 20 Kurdish fighters in Hakkari

    Reuters | Updated at 05:42pm on December 03, 2016

    The Turkish military killed 20 fighters from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party after they tried to attack army bases in the southeastern Hakkari province, the military said...

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    South Koreans march close to president house

    Reuters | Updated at 04:15pm on December 03, 2016

    Hundreds of thousands of South Koreans rallied in Seoul on Saturday in the sixth straight weekend of protests demanding the resignation of scandal-tainted president Park Geun-hye that took them closer than ever to the presidential Blue House...

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    China protests Trump’s call to Taiwan president

    Reuters | Updated at 03:36pm on December 03, 2016

    China's foreign ministry said on Saturday that it had lodged a protest with the ‘relevant side’ in the United States after president-elect Donald Trump spoke by telephone with the president of self-ruled Taiwan, Tsai Ing-wen...

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    Tourist gang-raped in five-star hotel in Delhi

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:04pm on December 03, 2016

    A citizen of United State has alleged that she was gang-rape by five men at a five-star hotel in Connaught Place of Indian capital of New Delhi...

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    Stephen Hawking hospitalised in Rome for checks

    Reuters | Updated at 10:25am on December 03, 2016

    British physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking has been hospitalised in Rome for checks after not feeling well but his condition is not believed to be serious, a spokesman said...

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    Violence against Rohingyas ‘ethnic cleansing’: Malaysia

    Reuters | Updated at 09:40am on December 03, 2016

    Malaysia described the violence against Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya minority as ‘ethnic cleansing’ on Saturday, ahead of a planned solidarity march in Kuala Lumpur expected to be led by prime minister Najib Razak...

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    21 Chinese miners trapped for four days confirmed dead

    Associated Press | Updated at 09:30am on December 03, 2016

    Twenty-one miners who were trapped for four days after an explosion hit their unlicensed coal mine have been confirmed dead, and four people have been arrested in connection with the disaster, state-run Xinhua News Agency reported Saturday...