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July 30, 2016 9:19 am

Erdogan tells West 'mind your own business' as journalists..

Turkey has detained more than 18,000 people over the coup which Ankara blames on the US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen, with the relentless crackdown sparking warnings from Brussels that its EU..

July 30, 2016 9:16 am

Turkey remands 17 journalists in custody over links to Gulen

Twenty-one journalists had their cases heard by the court, with four being freed and 17 placed under arrest ahead of trial, the state-run Anadolu news agency said. Those held include the veteran..

July 30, 2016 9:15 am

7.7-magnitude quake off Northern Marianas, no tsunami alert

The quake struck at a depth of 132 miles (212 kilometers) at 7:18 am local time (2118 GMT Friday) some 19 miles southwest of the island of Agrihan, according to the US Geological Survey. No..

July 30, 2016 8:20 am

Japanese emperor to express thoughts to public

The agency had denied such reports but apparently considers it necessary to create an opportunity for the Emperor to directly explain to the public about the issue because it concerns the..

July 30, 2016 7:17 am

Chinese hackers attack Vietnam’s airports

During the time of the cyber attacks, passengers at Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat International airports used their smartphones to record clips of screens at the airports' check-in areas displaying..

July 29, 2016 6:48 pm

Turkey widens post-coup crackdown to businessmen

Twenty-one journalists also appeared in an Istanbul court after being rounded up in the sweeping purge, which has seen almost 16,000 people detained since the failed July 15 putsch. Turkish..

July 29, 2016 6:41 pm

Wadah politicians alleged to distort charter draft

Amorn Wanichwiwatana, spokesman for the Constitution Drafting Commission (CDC), said he has learned from some security officials in the southern border region that politicians from the Wadah group..

July 29, 2016 6:13 pm

Woman arrested over alleged ‘romance scam’

Suspect Soithipwan Orimobi, 36, who was wanted on charges of fraud and entering false information into a computer, was presented to the press Friday along with her cellphone, passport and money..

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July 29, 2016 6:10 pm

UN rights body raps Malaysian govt over security law

The government rammed the National Security Council Act through parliament last December, giving it powers to declare virtual martial law in areas of the country determined to be under security..

July 29, 2016 5:45 pm

WHO chief going to the Olympics, says Zika risk low

Nearly half a million people are expected to visit for the Games, many from the United States. Worries about security, the Zika virus and an economic crisis could deter travelers, with just under a..

July 29, 2016 5:38 pm

China accuses Vietnam officials of passport profanity

Photographs circulated in online Chinese media this week purported to show a Chinese passport with the words "fuck you" scribbled on two pages next to maps of China and its hotly contested..

July 29, 2016 5:07 pm

More inspections at Bangkok cinemas following blaze

"We will check basic safety standards such as danger signs, uninterrupted power supply, and the installation of fire-extinguisher cylinders, etc," Taiwhut Khankaew, who heads the Bangkok..