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China has sharply slammed the US-led criticism of its human rights record at the United Nations, saying Washington is using the issue of human rights as a pretext to meddle …
Japan has marked the fifth year since a tsunami caused by an earthquake killed thousands of people and caused the world’s worst nuclear disaster in nearly three decades.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran is all set to host the first meeting of the tourism minsters of the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) in September 2016.
Thursday, 10 March 2016 12:40

China warns Japan over territorial dispute

Beijing has accused Tokyo of interfering in disputes over the South China Sea after the Philippines said it would lease five planes from Japan to help patrol the contested waters.
The party of Myanmar’s democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has nominated her former driver and close friend for president.
North Korea has fired short-range ballistic missiles into the sea in response to the ongoing war games between the United States and South Korea.
Wednesday, 09 March 2016 13:30

Taliban attack in South Afghanistan kills 8

At least eight people have been killed in Afghanistan in a string of coordinated attacks by the Taliban terrorist group against government offices in the country’s southern province of Helmand.
A court in Japan has ordered two nuclear reactors in the country’s west to shut down, siding with local residents concerned about safety issues.
North Korea says it has successfully miniaturized nuclear warheads so they can be fit on ballistic missiles.
Wednesday, 09 March 2016 09:00

China to start inspecting North Korean ships

China will start inspecting the North Korean ships that dock at its ports for banned cargo as part of new international sanctions against Pyongyang.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says he is hopeful that Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which has been missing for two years, will be found.
China has denounced the "blind faith” in sanctions on North Korea as irresponsible, saying, however, that his country will continue to pursue denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula.
Japanese police have set up a special unit to counter what it calls a full-fledged war between the rival organized crime groups in the country.
Tuesday, 08 March 2016 14:54

China plans more bases around the world

China says it is planning to construct global “support facilities” in more countries, after starting to construct a logistics center in the African country of Djibouti.
At least two people, including the gunman, have been killed in a hostage taking situation at a factory on the outskirts of the Australian city of Sydney.
One person has been killed and two others injured in a shooting during a 7-hour-hostage situation at a factory on the outskirts of Sydney. Local media report the gunman was …
North Korea has threatened "indiscriminate" nuclear strikes against the US and South Korea if they go ahead with joint military drills scheduled to commence on Monday.
About 2,100 US troops have arrived in South Korea to hold a joint military exercise that is likely to stir more tensions in the Korean peninsula, after North Korean leader …
North Korea has slammed the upcoming US-South Korea joint military drills, saying Washington will be held accountable for “igniting war” on the Korean peninsula.
Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani says the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group has been defeated in the militant-riddled eastern parts of the war-ravaged country.
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