Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte 'cancels' order of US rifles

Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte 'cancels' order of US rifles..

William Jacobson 07-Nov, 13:08 26 BBC

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has cancelled an order of some 26,000 police assault rifles from the US after rumours Washington...


India NDTV 24-hour broadcast ban is suspended by government

India NDTV 24-hour broadcast ban is suspended by government..

Ella Flores 07-Nov, 11:28 16 BBC

The Indian government has suspended a one-day ban on NDTV's Hindi channel due on Wednesday, which had been widely condemned by other news...


India stuntmen feared dead after reservoir jump goes wrong

India stuntmen feared dead after reservoir jump goes wrong..

Anna Torres 07-Nov, 10:34 53 BBC

Two stuntmen are feared dead after jumping into a reservoir as part of a film shoot near Bangalore in southern India. Anil Verma and...


Jakarta governor 'Ahok' questioned over blasphemy claim

Jakarta governor 'Ahok' questioned over blasphemy claim..

Kevin Allen 07-Nov, 09:50 81 BBC

Indonesian police have questioned Jakarta's Christian governor over allegations he insulted Islam. It follows a mass protest on Friday...


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China Orders Barring of Hong Kong Lawmakers Over Oath Controversy..

07-Nov, 08:58 52 VOA

Pro-independence legislator-elects Baggio Leung (C) and Yau Wai-ching (R) take part during a protest against what they call is Beijing's...


Sushma Swaraj scripts happy end to India-Pakistan love story

Sushma Swaraj scripts happy end to India-Pakistan love story..

Gavin Perry 07-Nov, 08:00 42 BBC

An India-Pakistan love story has had a happy ending after Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj got the bride her visa. Naresh Tewani, from...


China Approves Law to Tighten Control on Internet Use

China Approves Law to Tighten Control on Internet Use..

David Brooks 07-Nov, 07:44 43 VOA

FILE - A woman uses her smartphone near a booth promoting cloud services during the Global Mobile Internet Conference in Beijing, China....


Cambodian Senator Gets 7-Year Sentence for Facebook Post

Cambodian Senator Gets 7-Year Sentence for Facebook Post..

Mia Mason 07-Nov, 06:18 36 VOA

FILE - Hong Sok Hour, left, a senator from the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party, is escorted by riot police officers, center, at...


Rurik Jutting: Judge tells jury to put 'emotions, disgust' aside

Rurik Jutting: Judge tells jury to put 'emotions, disgust' aside..

Olivia Rogers 07-Nov, 06:08 43 BBC

A judge has told jurors in a high-profile Hong Kong murder trial to reach a verdict "intellectually" and put aside their emotions and...


Indonesia Poised to Pass Asia's First ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Law

Indonesia Poised to Pass Asia's First ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Law..

Olivia Rogers 07-Nov, 05:48 24 VOA

FILE - Indonesian youths browse their social media accounts at an Internet cafe in Jakarta, Indonesia. JAKARTA — Two years after the...


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