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28 Aug 2014 00:07

New Taliban group vows attacks in Pakistan

A new bloc of the Pakistani Taliban has vowed to carry on the movement's campaign of bombings and shootings, in the militants' first video message since a major army assault on their strongholds.

  • 28 Aug 2014 02:29

    Pakistan PM defiant amid protest crisis

    Pakistan's embattled prime minister said on Wednesday (Aug 27) he would not cave in to protests demanding his resignation, striking a defiant note in his first major speech since the crisis erupted two weeks ago.

  • 27 Aug 2014 20:19

    Malaysia police arrest 44 Nepalese workers for rioting

    Malaysian police have arrested 44 Nepalese workers after some 500 migrant workers rioted, set fire to an electronics factory and attacked officers, a senior security official said on Wednesday (Aug 27).

  • 28 Aug 2014 00:09

    Abdullah to reject result of Afghan election audit: spokesman

    Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah will reject the results of a UN-supervised audit of the election, his spokesman said on Wednesday (Aug 27), tipping the country deeper into crisis a week before the scheduled inauguration.

  • 27 Aug 2014 22:10

    China's Xi meets Vietnam envoy amid strained ties

    Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday (Aug 27) held talks with a top Vietnamese envoy and said the two countries should repair strained relations, state media reported.

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