Islamabad, Dec 22 : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Monday chaired a high-level meeting on counter-terrorism, which decided to crush rising terrorism in the country with full force.… Read it!
Bangkok, Dec 22 : Authorities Monday called off the search for survivors of the Dec 12 landslide in the Indonesian island of Java which claimed 95 lives and left 13 people missing.… Read it!
Sydney, Dec 22 : The home in Cairns in northeastern Australia where eight children were found stabbed to death last week will be demolished and a memorial erected, officials said Monday.… Read it!
Tokyo, Dec 22 : The Japanese government has indefinitely delayed the storage of radioactive waste collected during the cleanup near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant as it has yet to build secure tanks to hold the waste, media reported … Read it!
Hong Kong, Dec 22 : The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government will soon start the second phase of the public consultation on political reform, Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said here Monday, adding that he believes there … Read it!
Phnom Penh, Dec 22 : A court in Cambodia’s northwest Battambang province Monday charged an unlicensed doctor with spreading HIV to more than 100 people in the province’s Roka village, the court’s prosecutor Nuon San said.… Read it!
Berlin, Dec 22 : German international Christoph Kramer will return to Bayer Leverkusen at the end of the current season after four years of loan spell and has extended the contract until 2019, the Bundesliga club confirmed Monday.… Read it!
Prague, Dec 22 : An armed man robbed a food wholesale company and made off with at least one million crowns (about $44,000) in the Czech city of Pardubice Monday morning, police said.… Read it!
Melbourne, Dec 22 : Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan is fit to play in the third Test against Australia starting Dec 26 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).… Read it!
Asuncion (Paraguay), Dec 22 : A woman and three former employees of the Itaipu Hydroelectric Power Plant plan to spend Christmas nailed to wooden crosses and going without food in front of the Brazilian embassy in the Paraguayan capital.… Read it!