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A large number of bank accounts have been seized by the Singaporean government over alleged crimes linked to the Malaysian government.
Tuesday, 02 February 2016 07:00

Death toll from Kabul blast reaches 20

The death toll from a bomb blast outside a police station in the Afghan capital, Kabul, has risen to 20, the Interior Ministry said.
Australian police have evacuated and locked down a number of schools in the city of Sydney after receiving bomb threats.
At least 10 people have been killed and 10 others wounded in an explosion that struck the Afghan capital city of Kabul, Press TV reports.
China says the United States is seeking to establish a maritime hegemony under the pretext of “freedom of navigation” in South China Sea.
Japan says it has doubled the number of F-15 warplanes stationed in Okinawa Island close to the disputed East China Sea islands.
Asia's largest drone festival has kicked off in South Korea’s Busan displaying a variety of drones ranging from light unmanned aerial vehicles to toy drones.
Four Chinese miners who had been trapped down a mine in China’s eastern province of Shandong for more than a month were rescued Friday.
A EU agency says the number of severely-malnourished children has risen in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine State, which is home to the persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority.
Japan has put its military on alert and ordered it to destroy any missile fired by North Korea that may threaten the country amid reports of an imminent launch by …
North Korea is preparing to launch a long range missile as soon as next week, Kyodo news agency reported.
The United States and China agreed on Wednesday to move ahead with a UN resolution against North Korea following Pyongyang's fourth nuclear test earlier this month.
China is planning to build a floating nuclear power station that could sail to specific locations and anchor offshore to produce power for various needs, a senior official says.
Wednesday, 27 January 2016 07:31

Korea president mulls first ever Iran visit

South Korean President Park Geun-hye is considering to visit Iran as the Asian country seeks to tap into business opportunities there, the Yonhap news agency says.
The European Union has censured Islamabad for difficulties in taking back migrants deported from the EU area to Pakistan.
The findings of a probe into a high-profile corruption case in Malaysia show that Prime Minister Najib Razak had received nearly USD 700 million as a gift from Saudi Arabia’s …
Two Chinese nationals have been killed and another one has been wounded in a suspected bomb attack targeting their vehicle in a remote mountainous province in the Southeast Asian country …
Tajikistan says the leader of the banned Tajik movement of Jamaat Ansarullah has been killed in Afghanistan.
Heavy snowfall in Japan has claimed lives of at least two people while 214 others suffered snow-related injuries, NHK reports.
The Taliban has presented a list of conditions needed for restarting peace talks aimed at putting an end to its 15-year terror war.