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Ram Nath Kovind was sworn in on July 25 as India’s 14th president, becoming the first member of a powerful Hindu nationalist movement to assume the highest public office in the world’s largest democracy
Nobel Peace Prize-winning activist Liu Xiaobo’s liver cancer can not be treated with surgery, chemotherapy or radiotherapy, Liu’s wife said, as questions increased among his supporters over his treatment by the Chinese authorities.
LAHORE - Reuters
An overturned oil tanker exploded killing at least 123 people in Pakistan on June 25, as most of the victims had gathered round when spilt fuel from the stricken vehicle ignited, officials said
Tokyo police detained two Turkish employees of a kebab shop on June 21 after locals filed a total of 27 complaints over the employees’ alleged aggressive approach inside the shop
WASHINGTON – Agence France-Presse
China’s top diplomat told Donald Trump that Beijing was willing to keep working with Washington to defuse tensions on the Korean peninsula -- days after the U.S. leader implied that Chinese efforts had failed
China’s jailed Nobel peace prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has been granted medical parole after being diagnosed with terminal liver cancer last month, his lawyer told AFP on June 26
BEIJING – Agence France-Presse
Over 100 shopkeepers at a popular Beijing market held a rare street protest on June 23 against what they call unreasonable eviction as the Chinese capital seeks to curb population growth
YANGON – Agence France-Presse
Myanmar, Thailand and Cambodia torched nearly $1 billion worth of seized narcotics on June 26, a defiant show of force as police struggle to stem the rising flow of drugs in the region
LUCKNOW, India – Agence France-Presse
Yoga has connected the world with India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on June 21, as he rolled out his mat along with millions of others across the globe to celebrate the ancient practice.
MAO COUNTY, China – Reuters
Rescue workers in China pulled more bodies out of piles of rock and mud on on June 25 as they searched for more than 100 people still missing a day after a landslide buried a mountain village, with hopes fading of finding survivors
WASHINGTON – Reuters
President Donald Trump said on June 20 that Chinese efforts to persuade North Korea to rein in its nuclear program have failed, ratcheting up the rhetoric over the death of an American student who had been detained by Pyongyang.