The latest Asian News Runners meant to be read in two minutes or less:
- North Korea test-fires provocative submarine launched missile.
- Japan urges North Korea to refrain from provocations.
- One dead 30 injured in twin bomb attack at Pattani resort, Thailand.
- U. S. soldier killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan.
- Five persons detained for mocking Thai Royal Family.
- Philippine anti-drug war nets 300 police among 1,900 arrested.
- Despite Duarte threats Philippines will not leave U. N.
- Iraqi forces push to retake towns south of Mosul.
- UN warns Mosul offensive could displace over 1.4 million.
- Khmar Rouge trial details forced marriages among members.
- Merkel wants refugee return deal with N. African countries.
- CAS upholds ban on Russian paraplegic athletes.
- Israel athlete auctions off Olympic ID for charity. (big deal won a bronze)
- Israel pushes to clears additional land for new settlements.
- VP Biden vows ‘Rock Solid’ NATO support as allies slam Trump.
- Obama defends rapid Federal response to Louisiana floods.
- U. S. house sales near nine-year record high.
- Qantas airline posts record one billion dollar profit within year period.
- Giant 34 kg pearl found in Philippine waters.
All the Best.