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Golf: Europe dominate singles to defend EurAsia title

Golf: Europe dominate singles to defend EurAsia title

A dominant Europe won eight of the 12 singles matches against Asia on Sunday to rally from behind and successfully defend their EurAsia Cup title with a 14-10 victory in Malaysia.

Jan 14, 2018, 15:42 PM IST
Golf: Asia rally to stay one point clear in EurAsia Cup

Golf: Asia rally to stay one point clear in EurAsia Cup

Asia made a strong comeback after trailing early to split Saturday’s EurAsia Cup foursomes with Europe as the hosts maintained a one-point lead over the defending champions going into the final day’s 12 singles matches.

Jan 13, 2018, 15:55 PM IST
Golf: Captain Arjun Atwal ready to deliver at EurAsia Cup

Golf: Captain Arjun Atwal ready to deliver at EurAsia Cup

Captain Arjun Atwal hopes to turn the tide in Asia's favour against Europe at the EurAsia Cup golf tournament which starts on Friday.

Jan 09, 2018, 18:51 PM IST
India to deepen ties with ASEAN countries, says External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj

India to deepen ties with ASEAN countries, says External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj on Sunday said that the whole of South-East Asia is on the rise in partnership with each other.

Jan 07, 2018, 11:37 AM IST
Pope Francis ends Asia tour dominated by refugee crisis

Pope Francis ends Asia tour dominated by refugee crisis

Pope Francis left Bangladesh on Saturday at the end of a high-stakes Asia tour that was dominated by the plight of the Rohingya ethnic minority fleeing violence in Myanmar.

Dec 02, 2017, 17:36 PM IST

Australia urges strong, sustained US engagement in Asia, warns on China

Australia called on Thursday on the United States to build a strong presence in Asia and bolster ties with "like-minded" partners while warning against China's rising influence.

Nov 23, 2017, 12:59 PM IST

Pope Francis' Asia tour stirs fond memories for Thai-based cousin

The Pope has been outspoken about his sympathy for the Muslim Rohingya -- a stance that could trigger protests in mainly Buddhist Myanmar where the minority is vilified.

Nov 23, 2017, 08:20 AM IST
China, Pakistan, India won't use arsenals to bring on Second Nuclear Age in Asia

China, Pakistan, India won't use arsenals to bring on Second Nuclear Age in Asia

Workshops conducted in the capitals of China, Pakistan and India recently, have come to the optimistic conclusion that all three countries see themselves as stakeholders in the existing international order, and are committed to an open economic order and multilateral institutionalism.

Nov 21, 2017, 07:46 AM IST
I try so hard to be Kim's friend, would never call him short & fat: Trump

I try so hard to be Kim's friend, would never call him short & fat: Trump

US President Donald Trump has said he would never call Kim Jong-Un "short and fat", after months of trading personal insults and threats of war with the North Korean leader.

Nov 12, 2017, 09:33 AM IST
North Korea brands Trump a 'warmonger' as his Asia tour moves to Hanoi

North Korea brands Trump a 'warmonger' as his Asia tour moves to Hanoi

Trump has urged the region to take a united front against the threat posed by isolated North Korea, which has sparked global alarm with its nuclear and missile tests in recent months.

Nov 11, 2017, 21:14 PM IST

North Korea rules out negotiations as Donald Trump heads to Asia

North Korea ruled out talks and threatened to increase its nuclear arsenal in a fresh warning to Donald Trump's administration on Saturday as the US President set off on a tour of Asia.

Nov 04, 2017, 15:15 PM IST
Donald Trump makes Pearl Harbor stop en route to Asia

Donald Trump makes Pearl Harbor stop en route to Asia

US President Donald Trump paid a somber visit to Pearl Harbor ahead of his first official trip to Asia, also meeting with military officials overseeing US operations in the Pacific region.

Nov 04, 2017, 15:08 PM IST
More than 1.1 billion people don't exist officially, says UN report

More than 1.1 billion people don't exist officially, says UN report

Among these "invisible people" - many of whom live primarily in Africa and Asia, says a UN report.

Oct 22, 2017, 09:31 AM IST
Donald Trump to skip India in Asia tour, but could meet PM Narendra Modi

Donald Trump to skip India in Asia tour, but could meet PM Narendra Modi

The White House announced on Friday that United States President Donald Trump will take a five-nation trip to the Asia Pacific region from November 3-14.

Sep 30, 2017, 07:54 AM IST
Pope prays for those afflicted by floods in US, Asia

Pope prays for those afflicted by floods in US, Asia

Pope Francis has prayed for those afflicted by floods in Texas, Louisiana and southern Asia.

Sep 03, 2017, 19:07 PM IST

Turkey pledges to 'eliminate' anti-China forces, pledge close security cooperation with Beijing

Turkey's foreign minister vowed Thursday to "eliminate" anti-China forces from his country, signalling a shift in Ankara`s stance towards Beijing`s treatment of Muslim minorities.

Aug 03, 2017, 17:10 PM IST
More attacks likely in Southeast Asia after Marawi: Report

More attacks likely in Southeast Asia after Marawi: Report

The Philippines military has defended the use of air strikes in its offensive, noting that militant snipers positioned on top of buildings made it difficult for ground troops to make headway in the dense urban environment.

Jul 21, 2017, 17:21 PM IST

Malabar Naval exercises won't help India: CPI-M

"What the Malabar exercise symbolizes is India's becoming a full-fledged military partner of the US strategy in Asia which is directed towards containing China," said an editorial in the CPI-M journal People's Democracy. 

Jul 20, 2017, 16:00 PM IST

Philippine police arrest 43 foreigners for kidnap of Singapore woman

Police said the gang, including people from China and Southeast Asia, was believed to be a loan-shark syndicate targeting foreign high-rollers, with 11 similar cases reported since 2015.

Jul 20, 2017, 14:48 PM IST
China must admit India is a force to be reckoned with: Nisha Desai Biswal

China must admit India is a force to be reckoned with: Nisha Desai Biswal

"China, I think, needs to acknowledge the fact that there is growing strategic and security capability across Asia, and certainly India is a force to be reckoned with," former Indian-American Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Nisha Desai Biswal told PTI in an interview.

Jul 18, 2017, 19:47 PM IST