Category Archives: Asia

Google employees criticise 'censored China search engine' Hundreds of Google employees have written to the company to protest against plans to launch a “censored search engine” in China. They said the project raised...

By News Daily Paper on Aug 17th, 2018

India monsoon floods 'kill 106' in Kerala More than 100 people are thought to have died in devastating monsoon floods in India’s southern state of Kerala, the worst in almost a century. Rescuers battled torrential rains to...

By News Daily Paper on Aug 17th, 2018

Atal Behari Vajpayee: Former India PM dies at 93 Former Indian prime minister Atal Behari Vajpayee has died aged 93. He was being treated for age-related illnesses in Delhi’s AIIMS hospital. Vajpayee was one of the founding members...

By News Daily Paper on Aug 17th, 2018

Kabul suicide bomber kills 48 in tuition centre attack Forty-eight people have been killed and 67 injured in a bomb explosion at an education centre in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, the country’s health ministry says. Police say...

By News Daily Paper on Aug 15th, 2018

Afghanistan Taliban withdraws protection for Red Cross The Taliban says it will no longer allow safe passage to Red Cross staff working in Afghanistan. The militants accuse the neutral humanitarian agency of failing to meet its obligations...

By News Daily Paper on Aug 15th, 2018

Australia senate appoints first Muslim woman amid race row Mehreen Faruqi has joined Australia’s senate as its first female Muslim member, on a day the country is caught up in a bitter row over racism. Ms Faruqi, who was born in Pakistan,...

By News Daily Paper on Aug 15th, 2018

'They came dressed as soldiers' The Taliban’s brazen assault on the strategic city of Ghazni, south of the capital Kabul, has come as a major blow to the Afghan government and its international allies. At least 140 members...

By News Daily Paper on Aug 15th, 2018

Mosque demolition stokes unease in China China is determined to maintain control over how religion is practiced, but the planned demolition of one mosque in a previously rule-abiding city threatens to backfire, writes US-based academic David...

By News Daily Paper on Aug 15th, 2018

Fraser Anning: Australia MPs condemn 'final solution' speech An Australian senator has been widely condemned for a speech that invoked the term “final solution” in a call for immigration restrictions based on race. Fraser...

By News Daily Paper on Aug 15th, 2018

Tonga PM challenges Pacific Island leaders to lose weight Tongan Prime Minister Akilisi Pohiva has challenged other Pacific Island leaders to participate in a year-long weight-loss challenge to set an example to their national communities. Mr...

By News Daily Paper on Aug 14th, 2018