Asia-Pacific
  • In a sign that shows N. Korean leader’s seriousness over mending ties with Seoul, his sister and senior Worker’s Party functionary, Kim Yo-jong, will attend the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games in the South.

    Kim Yo-jong might be bringing a message from N. Korean leader.
    LAST UPDATE : Feb 07, 2018, 6:30 AM EST
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  • Maldives President Abdulla Yameen refused to implement Supreme Court order to free jailed opposition leaders.

    A week-long political upheaval in the Maldives escalated on Monday after President Abdulla Yameen declared a state of emergency following his tussle with the Supreme Court over the release of jailed political dissidents.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 06, 2018, 6:15 AM EST
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  • (Source: http://www.foxnews.com)

    At least 11 soldiers were killed and 16 others wounded after five militants, affiliated to Islamic State, struck an army outpost near one of Afghanistan’s main military academies in Kabul on Monday.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 29, 2018, 6:19 AM EST
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  • (Source: AP/Kim Dong-mi/Yonhap)

    At least 37 people were killed and 70 others injured after a deadly fire broke out at Sejong Hospital in the south-eastern city of Miryang, raising concerns on the safety standards in one of the world’s leading economies.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 26, 2018, 6:30 AM EST
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  • (Source: https://www.sbs.com.au/Getty Images)

    At least two people have been killed and 11 others injured after four armed men detonated explosives and stormed into the office of Save the Children aid agency in the Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 24, 2018, 6:52 AM EST
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  • Hundreds of thousands Rohingya Muslims fled Myanmar after brutal military crackdown.

    Myanmar and Bangladesh have agreed on a bilateral repatriation plan for hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims, who fled Rakhine state after a brutal military crackdown by the Burmese army last year.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 16, 2018, 6:16 AM EST
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  • (Source: Republic of Korea/flickr)

    South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in credited his American counterpart for creating a political environment, through sanctions and pressure on the North, which led to historic inter-Korean talks this week.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 10, 2018, 7:15 AM EST
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  • (Source: http://america.aljazeera.com/South Korean Unification Ministry/AP)

    N. Korea has agreed it will send a delegation of athletes and supporters to the Winter Olympic Games in the South, a historic breakthrough that came as the two arch-rivals held the first talks in two years on Tuesday.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 09, 2018, 6:46 AM EST
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  • (Source: https://www.bangkokpost.com)

    An Iranian oil tanker, enveloped in fire and toxic fumes, continued to blaze off China’s east coast for a second day after colliding with a cargo ship as fears of a deadly explosion and environmental disaster mount.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 08, 2018, 5:35 AM EST
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  • Some analysts view N. Korea's conciliatory tone as an attempt to drive wedge between Seoul and Washington.

    While a long and tense stand-off between the two Koreas showed some signs of easing over the last week, U.S. President Donald Trump bragged about his “bigger nuclear button.” 

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 03, 2018, 7:15 AM EST
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