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Turkey's Erdogan says attack on economy no different from attack on flag

Turkey's Erdogan says attack on economy no different from attack on flag

President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday said an attack on Turkey's economy was no different from a strike against its flag or call to prayer, responding to a recent currency sell-off ...

Syrian state raises flag in birthplace of revolt

Syrian state raises flag in birthplace of revolt

State television said the army hoisted the flag near the post office, the only government building in the portion of the city that had been held by rebels since the early days of the uprising.

Taboo North Korean flag raised in South for Olympics

Taboo North Korean flag raised in South for Olympics

North Korea's national flag was raised in the South Thursday for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, organisers said, after an exemption came into force to avoid breaching Seoul's tough national security law.

Thousands mark Australia Day with protest against colonisation

Thousands mark Australia Day with protest against colonisation

Thousands took to the streets on Australia Day on Friday to protest against the celebration of the start of white colonisation and persecution of Aboriginal Australians 230 years ago.

Team Qatar flag relay to unite nation through sport in celebration of Qatar National Day 2017

Team Qatar flag relay to unite nation through sport in celebration of Qatar National Day 2017

The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) will host a flag relay on Thursday (December 14) in a bid to unite, inspire and share pride with the nation through Team Qatar in celebration of this year’s National Day.

China considers three-year jail for disrespecting national anthem, flag

China considers three-year jail for disrespecting national anthem, flag

China's largely rubber-stamp parliament is considering jail terms of up to three years for people who disrespect the national anthem or flag in public, while an existing anthem law will be applied in Hong Kong, state media said on Tuesday.

Malaysia apologises to Indonesia over flag blunder at regional games

Malaysia apologises to Indonesia over flag blunder at regional games

Malaysia has apologised to Indonesia over the upside down printing of the Indonesian flag in a souvenir guidebook handed out at the opening of the Southeast Asian Games.

Universities told to fly flag amid sedition row

Universities told to fly flag amid sedition row

Over 5,000 people marched through the centre of New Delhi in one of the biggest student protests in the country

India orders universities to display large flags after protests

India orders universities to display large flags after protests

India's government ordered major universities to prominently display the country's flag at a time when it is struggling to contain the largest nationwide student protests in a quarter of a century, officials said.