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South Korean President to Visit China for World War II Anniversary Event

South Korean President to Visit China for World War II Anniversary Event

SEOUL:August 20, 2015 – MIL/ NDTV – South Korea said Thursday that President Park Geun-Hye would attend upcoming celebrations in Beijing to mark China’s victory over Japan in World War… Read more »

Islamic State militants behead, hang body of 82-year-old chief archaeologist in Palmyra

Islamic State militants behead, hang body of 82-year-old chief archaeologist in Palmyra

Damascus: August 20, 2015 – MIL/ DNA – Islamic State (IS) militants beheaded an antiquities scholar in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra and hung his body on a column… Read more »

Bangkok Blast: Is this man responsible for the Erawan Shrine attack?

Bangkok Blast: Is this man responsible for the Erawan Shrine attack?

August 18, 2015 – MIL/ DNA – The Bangkok police released pictures of a man wearing a yellow shirt who is believed to be responsible for the horrific attack at… Read more »

Bangkok blast: Death toll rises to 38; Thai PM says looking for ‘suspect’ seen in CCTV footage

Bangkok blast: Death toll rises to 38; Thai PM says looking for ‘suspect’ seen in CCTV footage

August 18, 2015 – MIL/ DNA – A bomb blast at a popular shrine in Bangkok that killed 38 people including eight foreigners did not match the tactics used by… Read more »

Former Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa Concedes Election Defeat

Former Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa Concedes Election Defeat

COLOMBO: August 18, 2015 – MIL/ NDTV – Sri Lanka’s former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa told AFP that he has conceded defeat in parliamentary elections after a close fought comeback attempt… Read more »

Two militants arrested in Bangladesh blogger murder case

Two militants arrested in Bangladesh blogger murder case

Dhaka: August 14, 2015 – MIL/ DNA – Two members of the banned Ansarullah Bangla Team militant group were arrested on Friday in connection with the hacking to death of… Read more »

Shinzo Abe Expresses World War II Remorse, But Says Next Generation Need not Apologise

Shinzo Abe Expresses World War II Remorse, But Says Next Generation Need not Apologise

HONG KONG: August 14, 2015 – MIL/ NDTV – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed deep remorse today over World War II and said previous national apologies were unshakeable, but… Read more »

Why was Pakistan created, asks Pakistani daily

Why was Pakistan created, asks Pakistani daily

ISLAMABAD:August 14, 2015 – MIL/ TOI – Why was Pakistan created, asked a leading Pakistani daily on Friday, ruing that the country has strayed from the “unique vision” of protecting… Read more »

Greek Parliament Approves Bailout After All-Night Debate

Greek Parliament Approves Bailout After All-Night Debate

ATHENS: August 14, 2015 – MIL/ NDTV – Greek lawmakers finally voted through the country’s third international bailout today after a bitter all-night debate, hours before European finance ministers were… Read more »

US President Barack Obama’s summer reading list includes Jhumpa Lahiri’s ‘The Lowland’

US President Barack Obama’s summer reading list includes Jhumpa Lahiri’s ‘The Lowland’

Washington: August 14, 2015 – MIL/ DNA – Indian-American Pulitzer Prize winning author Jhumpa Lahiri’s second novel The Lowland is among the six books which are part of the summer… Read more »