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Asia and Australia Edition: North Korea, Syria, Women’s Marches: Your Monday Briefing
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
01/21/2018 08:00 PM
Fire Traps Workers in Delhi Factory, Killing at Least 17
Many workers were trapped on the upper floors as they were making firecrackers, although the police said the factory had been licensed to make plastic items.
01/21/2018 11:10 AM
Siege at Kabul Hotel Caps a Violent 24 Hours in Afghanistan
The Taliban attack at the Intercontinental Hotel left at least 18 dead, but the toll from assaults across four provinces of the country surpassed 50.
01/21/2018 07:35 PM
North Korean Pop Singer Leads Pre-Olympic Delegation to South
The advance team of North Koreans, headed by Hyon Song-wol, one of the North’s best-known propaganda singers, arrived in the South on Sunday.
01/21/2018 09:05 AM
Wildlife Trafficking Kingpin Arrested in Thailand
Boonchai Bach is suspected of fueling much of Asia’s illegal animal trade for over a decade, overseeing a criminal syndicate that has smuggled poached items including ivory and rhino horns.
01/20/2018 09:18 PM
Myanmar Soldiers Sentenced for Killing 3 Civilians in Kachin
Six soldiers were sentenced to 10 years in prison for killing three people in war-torn Kachin state. It was a rare prosecution in a country where the military has operated with impunity for decades.
01/20/2018 09:10 PM