Asia-Pacific
  • N. Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un lauded “sincere” efforts by the South after the return of its Winter Olympics delegation and gave instructions to liven up “the warm climate of reconciliation and dialogue.”

    Kim Yo Jong, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s sister invited S. Korean president to Pyongyang.
    LAST UPDATE : Feb 13, 2018, 6:19 AM EST
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  • Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence recently attended Winter Olympics in S. Korea.

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Monday that Washington is open to diplomatic engagements with North Korea while simultaneously ramping up pressure on the “rogue state’s” economy.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 12, 2018, 6:32 AM EST
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  • Kim Yo-jong might be bringing a message from N. Korean leader.

    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.

    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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