World Bulletin / News Desk
It has been established that China has been carrying out acts of ethnic discrimination towards the native Uighur Turks in East Turkestan (China's Xinjiang province) by placing a specially designed electronic chips in their e-passports.
When the e-passports of the Uyghur Turks are scanned through the sensors at control points, a loud alarm goes off.
After the alarm goes off, security is alerted that the individual is an Uighur. The Uighur is then pulled over into a side room where he or she is searched once again.
Chinese officials said that although the different code in Uighur and Tibetan e-passports were accepted as "unofficial" measures, the command had come from the central administration.
An Indian court convicted Bollywood star Salman Khan on Wednesday of culpable homicide for the death of a homeless man in a hit-and-run, a verdict that could derail several big-ticket movie projects.
Both Philipines and Japan staged an anti-piracy drill, with the drill the first one since signing a strategic partnership pact in 2012.
The US envoy to India, Richard Verma has said there was concern that “regulatory actions that are being taken could have a chilling effect on speech and expression”.
Four men were sentenced to death and were convicted of murder, with evidence partly based on mobile phone footage of the mob attack on a woman in March.
In a rare rebuke between the two nations, Pakistan has accused India's intelligence agency RAW of whipping up terror in Pakistan
Rohima Khatun, 25, fled the jungle camp in Thailand close to where the mass migrant grave of Rohingya muslims was discovered.
Indonesia has banned its nationals from working in the Middle East after Indonesian domestic workers were executed in April after they were found guilty of murder.
A new solar park in Punjab province produces 100 MW of power, which will be increased to 1,000 MW by next year.
India and Iran agreed in 2003 to develop a port at Chabahar on the Gulf of Oman, near Iran's border with Pakistan, but the venture has made little progress because of Western sanctions on Iran.
US drone strike in eastern Nangarhar province kills at least 17 suspected Taliban insurgents.
A second migrant grave site has been found in the south of Thailand.
Eleven suspected criminals have also been killed in the operation carried out in the northeastern Pakistani district of Rahimyar Khan.
Spouses of senior officials are banned from holding top positions in private companies or senior appointed positions in foreign-invested enterprises, the city government said.
According to local media, the abductors are believed to be members of an al-Qaeda-linked group based in Sulu province – a known threshold of the Abu Sayyaf.
Police said all teachers and children at the high school for boys were safe after the gunmen killed the guard in the central town of Dera Ghazi Khan,
South Korea’s government called on North Korea on Monday to release four of its nationals including a college student who was allegedly detained last month.