Japan
| 17 Jan 2020 | 21:11

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The Health, Labour and Welfare Ministry plans to introduce a system to examine all deaths of children under 18, in principle, for the purpose of preventing children dying from abuse or accidents, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.

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India
| 17 Jan 2020 | 19:52

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) –​ Ever since the mayhem on the first Sunday of the New Year, VC M Jagadeesh Kumar has had a lot to answer for.

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India
| 17 Jan 2020 | 19:51

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) –​  Many of our brainwaves, hunches or split-second escapes from disasters in our life are said to be the handiwork of these Guardian Angels or Guides in our life.

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India
| 17 Jan 2020 | 19:49

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) –​ The government’s resignation, in itself a dramatic development, comes in response to his plans to stay on in power beyond 2024.

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India
| 17 Jan 2020 | 19:45

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) –​ Social media is not alone – TV news media in India has been reduced to slander, outrage and a circus of shouting matches.

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Sri Lanka
| 17 Jan 2020 | 18:25

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Police record statement from Minister Mahinda Aluthgamage regarding alleged assassination plot by UNP MP Ranjan Ramanayake and former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, exposed in a leaked audio clip of a phone conversation between the MP and former PM.

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Sri Lanka
| 17 Jan 2020 | 18:24

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Foreign Relations Minister conveys Sri Lanka’s appreciation for the development partnership extended by the United States, during discussions with US Principal Assistant Secretary of State, Ambassador Alice Wells.

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Sri Lanka
| 17 Jan 2020 | 18:23

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Transparency International Sri Lanka urges Speaker to disclose forensic audits on the Central Bank bond scams, to the public. The Attorney General recently advised the Speaker against releasing the report to the parliament.

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Taiwan
| 17 Jan 2020 | 18:21

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Acting Secretary-General Tseng Ming-chung said on Friday, that Taiwan’s main opposition party will decide whether to drop the controversial 1992 Consensus after hearing from all sides.

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Sri Lanka
| 17 Jan 2020 | 18:20

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) – UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe announces he, Karu Jayasuriya and Sajith Premadasa would sort out leadership issue next week. Fifty one MPs back Premadasa at informal vote.

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