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Iranian bank allowed to open Mumbai branch: Nitin Gadkari

India has allowed an Iranian bank to open a branch in Mumbai, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said on Tuesday, announcing a move seen aimed at circumventing as India builds a strategic port in the West Asian country.

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Rivals China and India count down to joint military drill

China and India will launch a two-week joint military drill on Tuesday, the first exercise of its kind since the two Asian giants were locked in a tense border stand-off in the Himalayas 18 months ago.

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Souring US ties prompt China to seek sweeter trade with India

The ongoing trade war between China and the United States is pushing the Asian powerhouse to sweeten ties with neighbouring India.

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Iran goalie Beiranvand nominated for AFC player of year

Alireza Beiranvand, the goalkeeper of Iran national soccer team and Persepolis soccer club, has been nominated for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Player of the Year, Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday.

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North Korean Officials Attend Peace Forum in South Korea

At the 2018 International Convention for Peace and Prosperity in Asia Pacific in Gyong, Gyeonggi province in South Korea, a North Korean official asked Asian nations to support the peace process between the two countries.

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Japan PM Abe says arranging visit to China next month

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, speaking in Vladivostok after meeting Chinese leader Xi Jinping, said on Wednesday they had agreed to work towards an October visit by him to China, the latest sign of warming ties between the Asian rivals.

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Southeast Asia seek cybersecurity deal with Russia after series of hacks

Southeast Asian nations hope to strike a joint agreement on cybersecurity in coming days with Russia, accused by the United States of meddling in its elections, after a series of high-profile hacks in the region.

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Zarif in an Asian tour in search for alternative international contacts

Amid the new wave of US pressures and its attempts to cut Iran’s international contacts, Iranian foreign minister is in a new Asian diplomatic tour is search for alternative communication channels. After visiting Sri Lanka, Zarif is now heading to Singapore for high-level meetings.

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U.S. oil exports to India soar ahead of sanctions on Iran

U.S. crude oil exports to India hit a record in June and so far this year are almost double last year’s total as the Asian nation’s refiners move to replace supplies from Iran and Venezuela in a win for the Trump administration.

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Crude oil prices mixed amid worries over growing supplies

Oil prices were mixed in early Asian trade on Wednesday, with worries that Saudi Arabia and Russia will pump more crude weighing on the market.

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China wants it both ways on North Korea. Here’s why it can’t

One constant question in East Asian geopolitics is how much influence China actually has over North Korea.

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Southeast Asian leaders to sign security agreement in Sydney

Southeast Asian leaders will sign an agreement on regional cooperation against violent extremism as the risk to the region grows due to militants fleeing Islamic State group losses in the Middle East, an official said on Saturday.

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ASEAN foreign ministers discuss smart cities at retreat

Southeast Asian foreign ministers opened informal talks Tuesday in Singapore to discuss plans to build a network of smart cities across the region and bolster cooperation to fight terrorism and transnational crime.

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Russia Talks S-400 Deliveries With Middle Eastern, South-East Asian Countries

Russia is engaged in the negotiations on the deliveries of S-400 air defense missile systems with a number of Middle Eastern and South-East Asian countries that are willing to purchase the complexes, following Turkey’s example, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday.

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Strong factory data, Wall St gains boost Asian share prices

Strong manufacturing data and overnight gains on Wall Street gave Asian markets a boost on Wednesday.

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Trump’s tough security strategy set to end China bonhomie

he extraordinary praise Donald Trump publicly lavished on China and Xi Jinping, calling the Chinese leader “a very special man” and lauding their “great chemistry” during his so-called “state visit-plus” to the Asian power last month, astonished many.

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