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Posted: 2019-06-16 05:44:00
India has imposed higher levies on a range of US products after Washington ended key trade privileges for New Delhi. The US accuses India of being a "high-tariff country" that limits...
Posted: 2019-06-16 03:02:00
Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding the city's leader step down and completely withdraw an extradition bill. Chief Executive Carrie Lam has only suspended the bill and refused to apologize...
Posted: 2019-06-15 13:50:00
The Hong Kong government has put a controversial extradition law on ice. But the government's suspension will not solve the unrest, it only means a temporary respite, says DW's Philipp Bilsky.
Posted: 2019-06-15 06:22:00
Hong Kong 'suspends work' on controversial extradition bill
City leader Carrie Lam said in a press conference her government would indefinitely 'suspend work' on the bill. The proposed law has triggered the biggest protests in the city since its British...
Posted: 2019-06-14 23:51:00
Anger boils over Xinjiang visit by UN counterterrorism chief
A visit by the UN's counterterrorism head to Xinjiang lends credibility to the view that Uighurs pose a threat to China, the US and rights groups have argued. Some 1 million ethnic Uighurs are...
Posted: 2019-06-13 22:01:00
Sieren's China: Hong Kong is losing room to maneuver
There is no doubt that Hong Kong belongs to China. But DW's Frank Sieren does not believe fugitives on the island should be extradited to the mainland, where they would be subject to a problematic...
Posted: 2019-06-12 11:25:00
Opinion: Hong Kong wants democracy
More than one million people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest the new extradition-to-China law. What they're calling for is totally legitimate, says Alexander Görlach.
Posted: 2019-06-10 14:03:00
Pakistan's former President Zardari arrested for money laundering
Former President Asif Ali Zardari has been arrested in connection with a high-profile money laundering case. Zardari's opposition Pakistan People's Party said the arrest was politically motivated.
Posted: 2019-06-10 11:46:00
India child rape, murder case: 3 men get life sentences
Six men have been convicted of involvement in the rape and murder of an 8-year-old Muslim girl. The case has sparked racial tensions between Muslim nomads and local Hindus.
Posted: 2019-06-09 09:40:00
Modi woos Sri Lanka, Maldives as India fends off Chinese influence
Indian Premier Narendra Modi has arrived in Sri Lanka on a brief visit that New Delhi says emphasizes his "neighborhood-first policy." China is also trying to exert its influence in...

Posted: 2019-06-25 14:43:05
Sri Lanka's police on Tuesday stepped in to prevent a local council from banning Muslim traders from a weekly fair in another backlash from the devastating Easter attacks blamed on Islamic extremists....
Posted: 2019-06-25 11:24:09
Bangladesh police killed three people suspected of trying to smuggle 15 Rohingya Muslim refugees to Malaysia in a clash on Tuesday near the South Asian nation's main refugee camp, an official...
Posted: 2019-06-25 10:59:50
Amnesty raises fresh fears of executions in Sri Lanka
Amnesty raises fresh fears of executions in Sri Lanka
Posted: 2019-06-25 08:05:01
176 children lost their parents in Easter Sunday attacks: Cardinal Ranjith
A total of 176 children have lost either one or both of their parents during the Easter Sunday attacks that killed 258 people, a media report quoted the head of Sri Lanka's Catholic Church as...
Posted: 2019-06-24 12:13:01
Top Sri Lanka defence official faces charges over Easter attacks
Hemasiri Fernando, who was defence secretary before the April 21 bombing of three churches and three hotels, should be investigated for his failure to prevent or minimise the attacks, attorney...
Posted: 2019-06-24 08:52:09
Taliban threaten Afghan media, say reporters to be targeted
Monday's statement gives Afghan radio stations, TV channels and others a week to cease transmitting anti-Taliban announcements paid for by the government. The Taliban say that Afghan media that...
Posted: 2019-06-24 03:56:02
Abandoned tents, human waste piling up on Mount Everest
The record number of climbers on Mount Everest has left a cleanup crew grappling with how to clear everything from abandoned tents to human waste. Everest has so much garbage — depleted oxygen...
Posted: 2019-06-23 11:19:36
Sirisena demands repealing of 19th Amendment, blames it for political instability
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena called for repealing the 19th Amendment to the Constitution which has curtailed the presidential powers, blaming it for the political instability in...
Posted: 2019-06-23 07:50:35
Six Indians arrested for smuggling gold in Sri Lanka
Six Indians have been arrested by the Sri Lankan authorities for allegedly attempting to smuggle gold worth Rs 30 lakhs to India, a media report said on Sunday. The accused were arrested at the...