Showing posts with label Asia News. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Asia News. Show all posts

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

21-year-old Israeli soldier who shot Palestinian assailant sentenced to 18 months in jail

Sergent Elor Azaria, an Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) soldier, convicted of killing a Palestinian assailant, has been sentenced to 18 months in prison by a military court. The verdict was delivered on Tuesday, February 21, 2017.

Former Hong Kong leader, Donald Tsang sentenced to 20 months in jail for misconduct in public office

Hong Kong's former leader, Donald Tsang has been jailed for 20 months, making him the city's highest-ranking official to be put behind bars.According to broadcaster RTHK, Tsang, who was Chief Executive from 2005 to 2012, was jailed by the High Court for 20 months after he was found guilty by a jury of misconduct in public office.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Naija big boy, Okonkwo, nabbed with 90 capsules of Cocaine in India Airport

Another Nigerian, Okonkwo M. Tony, has been arrested at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), Delhi, India, for alleged drug trafficking.

Monday, January 9, 2017

Former Iranian President Ayatollah Rafsanjani dies of heart attack at 82

Iranian state-run media is reporting the death of former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani who died Sunday January 8, 2017 after suffering a heart attack at the age of 82. Rafsanjani, who served two terms as Iran's president from 1989 to 1997, continued to be an influential figure in Iranian politics.

Friday, January 6, 2017

Knife-wielding man attacks 11 children after scaling fence of a nursery in China

A man wielding a knife went on a rampage in a nursery school in China and attacked a group of children. According to Chinese media reports, the yet-to-be identified 41-year-old man scaled a wall and attacked 11 children at the school located in Pingxiang, a city in the southern region of Guangxi. He claimed he was there to pick up his son but allegedly climbed a wall to enter the facility.

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Russian Plane Goes Missing In Black Sea With 91 People

Not again...there are has been too many disasters leading to this Yuletide, we shouldn't record another one today - Christmas day. 
According to report, defence force Tu-154 aircraft carrying musicians from the famous Alexandrov military choir disappeared after leaving the resort of Sochi.

Friday, December 23, 2016

UPDATE: All Passengers In Hijacked Libyan Plane Freed

Prime Minister of Malta, Joseph Muscat, has confirmed that all passengers have been released from a hijacked Libyan plane in Malta, the Maltese state broadcaster reports.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

See what a Chinese lady had to say about Africans and religion

OAP Freeze put up one of his usual posts questioning the rational behind mega churches in a country that can barely provide basic amenities and this is what a Chinese lady had to say about it.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Photos: Baby found stuffed in plastic bag and thrown into dumpster

Dead body of a baby was found inside a black bag left at a dumpster in Thailand.  Maintenance workers who arrived to pick up trash found the baby early this morning. See the disturbing photos after the cut.

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Lebanon moves to abolish law that allows rapists to escape punishment by marrying their victims

Lebanese lawmakers on Wednesday took the first step to overturn a law that allows rapists to avoid punishment if they marry their victims. Article 522 of the penal code states that if a man rapes an unmarried woman, he can avoid prosecution for the crime if he marries the victim.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

TRAGIC | Man Standing In ATM Queue Suddenly Collapses and Dies

Kallol Roy Chowdhury, a 45-year-old Indian man died in West Bengal on Saturday morning. He was said to have died while standing in a queue at a State Bank of India ATM.

Friday, November 25, 2016

Romance Scam: Two Nigerian men arrested in Thailand for swindling women seeking foreign husbands

Police on Thursday, November 24th, arrested two Nigerians and three Thai women for allegedly swindling women seeking foreign husbands out of 50 million baht through an internet romance scam.
According to Provincial Police Region 4 chief Pol Maj Gen Jatupon Parnraksa, the two Nigerian men identified as Okwutor Peter, 29, and Jeremiah Ndidi, 27 and their three Thai accomplices were arrested at a Bangkok condominium where police seized 20 bank books and ATMs with transactions totalling more than 50 million baht. 

Monday, November 21, 2016

TRAGIC | Train Derails, At Least 119 Killed, Over 150 Injured

At least 119 people were killed and more than 150 injured when an Indian express train derailed in northern state of Uttar Pradesh today (Sunday), with the toll set to rise amid a scramble to locate survivors.

ISIS member linked to the murder of a 'Catholic priest' in France-says ‘beheading 'enemies of Allah’ is a pleasure’ (Photos)

One of the world's most wanted men, Rachid Kassim, has disclosed, beheading his supposedly ‘enemies of Allah’ as one of his pleasures. French-born Kassim, who has been linked to murders of Catholic priest, policeman and partner; gave his first on-the-record interview to a Washington-based academic in the state, which researches jihadism.

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Photos: China’s first female pilot of J-10 fighter jets dies during a training exercise

China’s first female pilot of a J-10 fighter jet, Yu Xu, died during a training exercise yesterday Saturday November 12th. According to the Chinese Air Force. Yu was a pilot of the August 1st Aerobatic Team, which is affiliated to the Air Force.

Friday, November 4, 2016

'I'm not in a cult, all of this is my fault'- S.Korea president Park Geun-hye apologizes for abuse of power scandal

South Korean president Park Geun-hye, suffering from the worst rejection of a sitting president in the country's political history, has apologized for the second time this week for the abuse of power scandal that has rocked her government tis week.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Meet an Indian carpenter, Devendra Suthar born with 28 fingers and toes

43-year-old Suthar, from Himmatnagar, Gujarat, in Western India, is recognised by the Guinness Book of World Records as the only person with more digits than anyone else on earth.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Chinese woman gets 20 iPhone7 from 20 boyfriends, sells them and buys a house

Xiaoli, a woman from the city of Shenzhen in southern China, who is from a  poor home and the oldest child in her family asked each of her 20 boyfriends to buy her a newly launched iPhone 7. The woman who is the breadwinner of her family, got all 20 iPhone7 phones and then sold all of the phones to a mobile phone recycling site called Hui Shou Bao for 120,000 Chinese yuan (about £14,500), and used the money to put down a deposit on a house in the countryside.

Fears for Kim Jong Un’s wife after not being seen publicly since March 2016

Fears are growing for the safety of North Korea’s first lady, who has vanished from public view for the past seven months. Ri Sol-ju got married to Kim Jong Un in 2009 and soon after, she gave birth to their child and heir to the country.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Photos of an elderly man carrying his wife on his back while crossing the street in Beijing goes viral

Photos of an elderly man carrying his wife on his back while crossing the boisterous street in Daxing district in Beijing yesterday has gone viral. The man was captured supporting his staggering wife as they walked on the road. As they approached a busy intersection, the man carried his wife on his back so they could cross the busy street as soon as possible.