TOKYO (Sputnik) - A Japanese patrol vessel and a North Korean fishing boat collided on Monday in the Sea of Japan near one of the best fishing grounds in the area, media reported.
Chinese officials are growing hesitant to pursue a broad trade deal with the US sought by President Donald Trump in negotiations set to begin this Thursday, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg News.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The police in Australia’s state of Victoria are investigating yet another case of needles found in fruits, this time in grapes.
KABUL (Sputnik) - The Taliban* will continue attacking US troops in Afghanistan until a peace deal is sealed, Zabihullah Mujahid, a spokesman for the militant group, stated.
SEOUL (Sputnik) - The North Korean Foreign Ministry has warned the United States that if Washington does not get rid of a "hostile policy" toward Pyongyang and does not propose a realistic solution to denuclearisation by the end of the year, North Korea will not continue negotiations.
New Delhi (Sputnik): A high level US delegation has visited Pakistan administered Kashmir to determine the ground situation and gauge public sentiment.
Swede Felix Kjellberg, better known as the most subscribed YouTuber PewDie Pie, and his long-time girlfriend Marzia tied the knot this past August. The couple travelled to the Asian island nation recently for what can be described as “their second honeymoon”. The blogger revealed earlier that he had purchased a house there.
New Delhi (Sputnik): A high-end Indian fashion brand has become embroiled in a debate, with its latest collection being inspired by Kashmir, stirring controversy for "exotifying" the region, which has been under a security lockdown since the Delhi government's decision to abrogate the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.
BEIJING (Sputnik) - Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday angered by the introduction of the law that bans wearing face masks during protests and other public gatherings, South China Morning Post reported.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Ever since India amended Article 370 and 35A to strip the restive Jammu and Kashmir of its special status, Islamabad and New Delhi have been engaged in a war of words and diplomatic offensives against each other.
New Delhi (Sputnik): India's Central Bank – The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has signalled that despite several government economic reform measures in recent months, public and industry sentiments remain unenthusiastic. A survey to gauge consumer confidence revealed low optimism regarding the general economic situation and employment scenario.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Former Indian Finance and Home Minister P Chidambaram, who is in jail on money laundering and corruption charges, took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Einstein Challenge".
BEIJING (Sputnik) - The metro in Hong Kong, where mass protests have been going on for more than four months, partially resumed work after more than a day-long suspension, the city government said on Sunday.
KABUL (Sputnik) - The Indian and Afghan foreign ministries have commented on the Taliban political delegation's ongoing visit to Islamabad for peace talks resumptions, saying there is a need for involvement of all parties, including the Afghan government.
New Delhi (Sputnik) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina, held wide-ranging bilateral talks in New Delhi on Saturday. Hasina was in the Indian capital on invitation by Modi, as the principal guest at the India Economic Summit organised by World Economic Forum on 3-4 October.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Hong Kong subway will remain shut on Saturday following a new wave of protests, sparked by the city government's decision to outlaw wearing masks in public, Hong Kong's Mass Transit Railway (MTR) announced.
New Delhi (Sputnik): The Indian Army’s wargames in the strategically-located northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh have evoked a strong response from China.
New Delhi (Sputnik): India's ruling right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has made it clear that all "illegal migrants" in the country will be identified.
The incident comes as Indian forces boosted security in parts of the disputed region amid a crackdown on militants.
New Delhi (Sputnik): A self-styled godman with millions of followers across India, despite serving a life sentence for murder, suddenly shot to online fame after his followers proclaimed him the subject of a Nostradamus' prediction.