The city of Paris will strip Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary freedom of the French capital over her failure to speak out against a crackdown on Myanmar’s Rohingya minority, the mayor’s spokeswoman said Friday.
Suu Kyi to be stripped of freedom of Paris award: Mayor's office
The United States has “a long record of crimes” since the invasion of Afghanistan, says an analyst, adding that Washington has absolutely no business being in the war-torn country.
'US has long record of institutionalized targeting of civilians in Afghanistan'
Bangladeshi police have arrested 10 Rohingya refugees before boarding a boat bound for Malaysia, an official says.
Bangladesh detains 10 Rohingya refugees heading for Malaysia
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said that Asian governments must move towards implementation of financial proposals raised during 11th plenary session of the Asia Parliamentary Assembly (APA).
Larijani urges Asian states to develop financial cooperation
Japanese Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs in the House of Representatives Kenji Wakamyia expressed his country’s readiness to expand all-out cooperation with Iran.
Japan ready to expand cooperation with Iran
China on Friday scolded the United States for sending naval vessels close to disputed islands in the South China Sea where Beijing has built military installations.
Beijing lashes out at US for South China Sea sail-by
The Chinese government on Thursday ordered a temporary halt to research activities for people involved in the editing of human genes, after a Chinese scientist said he had edited the genes of twin babies.
China orders halt to gene-editing after outcry over babies
India’s western state of Maharashtra has put on hold the process to buy land for the country’s biggest oil refinery that state-run oil companies are building with Saudi Aramco, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said, after strong opposition from farmers.
India's Maharashtra puts land purchase for Saudi Aramco refinery on hold
Sri Lanka penned two multi-million dollar contracts with Chinese firms for a port upgrade project on Thursday in the middle of a political hiatus that has raised doubts over the legitimacy of the government and the legality of the deals.
Sri Lanka signs port deals with China amid political upheaval
A Philippine court on Thursday sentenced three police officers to up to 40 years in jail for the murder of a 17-year-old high school student, the first to be convicted in President Rodrigo Duterte’s drugs war.
Philippine court jails three police officers for drugs war murder

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