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Climate pledges from Asia send ‘extremely important’ signal: UN | China

Pledges by China, Japan and South Korea to slash carbon emissions to net zero are important signs of leadership in tackling climate change, climate...

Azerbaijan says 21 dead in Armenia attack near Nagorno-Karabakh | Asia

Azerbaijan accuses Armenia of killing 21 people and wounding dozens in a missile strike near the disputed region.Azerbaijan has accused Armenia of killing 21...

Turkey condemns Charlie Hebdo over Erdogan cartoon: Live news | Asia

Turkey calls caricature ‘loathsome’ and ‘Islamophobic’ as protests and calls to boycott French goods continue.The rift between Muslim nations and France is growing after...

China tells US not to ‘bully’ Sri Lanka ahead of Pompeo’s visit | Asia Pacific

Washington had said the Indian Ocean island must make ‘difficult but necessary choices’ regarding its ties with Beijing.China has raised objections to what it...

Azerbaijan, Armenia trade blame for new truce violation | Asia

Third attempt at halting fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict collapsed, both sides trading accusations of violating truce.Armenia and Azerbaijan have accused each other of violating...

Azerbaijan, Armenia agree on fresh humanitarian truce: US | Asia

The latest truce will take effect on Monday morning, according to a joint statement by the US, Armenia and Azerbaijan.Armenia and Azerbaijan have again...

British-bred Royal Enfield speeding ahead in Asia

By Justin HarperBusiness reporter, BBC Newsimage copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionThe company is aiming to boost its share of motorbike sales in AsiaBritish-bred Royal Enfield is...

‘A long slog’: IMF says Asia faces a slow economic recovery | Asia Pacific News

Employment has taken a much bigger hit than during the global financial crisis, with women and younger workers suffering the most, IMF says.The Asia...

What role is Russia playing in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict? | Asia

Two centuries ago, Russian czars proudly proclaimed that they “liberated” Armenians from the rule of Ottoman Turkey and Iran. Right after World War II, Soviet...

‘No one bothered’: Afghan mother waits for son held in Guantanamo | Asia

For 13 years, Sehar Bibi has waited for her son to be released from Guantanamo Bay, where life for one of the last Afghan...

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Libyan PM al-Serraj takes back resignation | Middle East

Al-Serraj will remain in office until ongoing intra-Libyan political dialogue comes to an end, gov’t said.Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj has taken back his...

Reporters pick top moments from Anderson Silva’s legacy of UFC greatness

Anderson Silva's Fight Night main event against Uriah Hall on Saturday is likely his last bout with the UFC, but that doesn't mean the...

Rescue efforts under way after deadly earthquake in Turkey, Greece | Greece

Powerful quake struck Turkey’s Aegean coast and north of Greek island of Samos on Friday, killing at least 25 people.Rescue teams have ploughed through...

UFC Fight Night viewers guide

Anderson Silva, one of the greatest martial artists of all time, will make his final walk to the Octagon on Saturday in Las Vegas....