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A naturalized US citizen has been arrested by North Korea over espionage charges amid rising tensions in the Korean peninsula.
Tuesday, 12 January 2016 15:57

S. Korea, US to Stage annual joint war games

South Korea and the United States will stage annual joint war games as early as in March, with an eye to detecting and destroying the Democratic People's Republic of Korea …
Tuesday, 12 January 2016 15:30

2 injured in west Sydney hospital shooting

A police officer and a security guard have been injured in a double shooting at a western Sydney Hospital.
North Korea’s recent hydrogen bomb test was not intended to be a provocation or threat, but rather to defuse any attack by hostile powers, the state news agency says.
Stocks in Asia are fluctuating as worries persist over China’s financial and economic outlook. According to Press TV, this has caused energy markets in Europe and the US to extend …
The United States may deploy further strategic assets to South Korea in the wake of the latest nuclear test by the North.
Two people have died and hundreds have been injured in a huge religious festival honoring a centuries-old Jesus icon in the Philippines, authorities say.
Japan’s Prime Minister is seeking to make amendments to the Constitution with the help of the opposition.
North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un says Pyongyang’s recent hydrogen bomb test was a self-defensive act against a US threat of nuclear war.
About 140 members of the Taliban militant group have been killed in a series of Afghan army operations against the extremists across the country.
A major bushfire in Western Australia has left three people unaccounted for and destroyed about 100 homes, emergency officials say.
Asian stocks have rebounded on Friday, led by gains of more than two percent in China’s major stock indexes.
South Korea has taken a series of measures to retaliate against the North’s surprise nuclear bomb test.
The White House says the United States, South Korea and Japan have agreed to launch a "united and strong" response to North Korea's claim of a successful hydrogen bomb test.
Several hundred people protested outside the Saudi Arabian embassy in Australia's Canberra against the execution of prominent Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr.
South Korea says it will restart propaganda loudspeaker broadcasts along the border with the North, following Pyongyang's claimed hydrogen bomb test.
Lightening has caused raging bushfire in western Australia, endangering lives and properties in the area.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has joined the chorus of international condemnation of North Korea's announcement of performing a hydrogen bomb test, describing the alleged test as a threat to …
At least 30 terrorists have been killed and scores of other injured during fierce clashes between members of ISIL Takfiri terrorist group and Taliban militants in Afghanistan's eastern province of …
North Korea has announced that it has successfully tested a miniaturized hydrogen bomb following an “artificial seismic event” that has likely become the country’s fourth known nuclear test.