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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.
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.
BEIJING – Agence France-Presse
Panama and China announced June 13 they were establishing diplomatic relations, as the Central American nation became the latest to dump Taiwan for closer ties with the world’s second-largest economy
Dozens of people were killed or wounded when as many as five suicide bombers attacked a police headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on June 18, officials said.
A Myanmar Air Force plane is pictured at Dawei Airport yesterday, a day after a military plane crashed.
Bodies and aircraft debris were found in the sea off the southern coast of Myanmar yesterday by ships searching for a military plane that went missing with 122 soldiers, family members and crew on board.
TOKYO - Reuters
Support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe slumped more than 10 points to 44.9 percent in a public opinion poll published on June 18, amid opposition party suspicions he used his influence unfairly to help a friend set up a business.
TOKYO – Agence France-Presse
Japan’s lower house of parliament passed a bill on June 2 that allows ageing Emperor Akihito to step down, as it also called for a rare debate on the role of women in the male-dominated monarchy
An American student who fell into a coma while imprisoned in a North Korean labor camp returned to the United States late on June 13 after Pyongyang allowed him to be flown home, U.S. media reported.
MANILA – Agence France-Presse
A masked gunman set fire to a gaming room at a casino in the Philippine capital on June 2, igniting a toxic blaze that killed 36 people, authorities said, but they insisted it was not a terrorist attack
DHAKA – Agence France-Presse
Heavy monsoon rains have killed at least 46 people in southeast Bangladesh, most of them buried under landslides, authorities said on June 13
YANGON - Agence France Presse
A Myanmar military plane carrying 116 people went missing on June 7 between the southern city of Myeik and Yangon, according to the office of the army chief and an airport source.