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Asia Today ISSN 1861-4604 Thursday, October 19, 2017

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politics - business - banking

Taliban unleashes wave of suicide bombings in Afghanistan

Attack on Afghan police headquarters

October 18, 2017, Reporter : BNN

gallery thumbnail KABUL, Afghanistan - In what is being dubbed the “biggest terrorist attack this year,” Taliban unleashed a wave of suicide bombings across Afghanistan on Tuesday. The terror group launched suicide bombings in the country’s south, east and west, targeting ...Full Story

commerce - industry - technology

Myanmar Envoy Denies Genocide Against Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar security forces responded to Rohingya militant attacks

October 14, 2017, Reporter : VoA/ BNN

gallery thumbnail Myanmar's ambassador to Japan said Thursday there is no ethnic cleansing or genocide of Rohingya Muslims in his country despite violence that has led a half million of them to flee the country. Myanmar security forces responded to Rohingya militant attacks with a ...Full Story

Education - Environment - entertainment

Bangladeshs chief justice accused of corruption

Forced to take leave

October 15, 2017, Reporter : ANI/ News24

gallery thumbnail Dhaka - Bangladesh's chief justice has been accused of serious crimes, including corruption, by the country's government, it emerged on Saturday, as he departed for Australia expressing his fears for judicial independence in the nation. The accusations against ...Full Story

Socio culture - sports -travel

For the first time ever, whole of Paris goes car-free

Car-Free Day

October 2, 2017, Reporter : BNN

gallery thumbnail PARIS, France - For the first time ever, after previously experimenting with car-free days, Paris has marked its annual car-free day, for a whole day on Sunday.  Officials announced that all of the French capital's 20 arrondissements or districts were closed off ...Full Story

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Catalan leader headed for a paradigm-shifting future?

Catalan leader is dealing with mounting pressure

October 14, 2017, Reporter : BNN

gallery thumbnail MADRID, Spain - Faced with a tough and defining choice between a bold future that will change the paradigms set over decades or sticking with more ...Full Story

Catalonia refuses to reveal plans, seeks talks with Madrid

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy

October 17, 2017, Reporter : BNN

gallery thumbnail MADRID, Spain - Faced with mounting pressure from all sides ahead of the deadline set by Madrid for clarifying if Catalonia has declared ...Full Story

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